13 February 2018
For Immediate Release
Jessica Weyreuter Named PTR Alabama Member of the Year
Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards today during the 2018 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis coaches, is underway February 13-16, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Jessica Weyreuter, of Montgomery, Alabama, has been named PTR Member of the Year for the State. This award is presented to a PTR member who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR. A member since 2014, Weyreuter is a certified Professional in two PTR education pathways, and had an instructional article published in TennisPro Magazine.
A former WTA Tour player, Weyreuter came to the United States with a full tennis scholarship to Lindsey Wilson College. She was named Team Captain, Academic All-Conference and ITA All-American. After graduating with a major in Communications and minor in Business Administration, Weyreuter went on to earn a Masters in International Relations from Auburn.
Weyreuter is the Director of Junior Tennis at the prestigious Montgomery Country Club. She is also deeply committed to Girls Tennis Network (GTN), a new program designed to give coaches and tennis facilities the skills that encourage girls 8-12 to learn tennis and stay in the game.
She is also focused on providing consulting services to athletic programs that lead organizations to a higher level of efficiency in the areas of participation, retention, goodwill and profits.
One of her current projects includes the creation of a non-profit organization, Dream Court, with a mission of serving hope and changing lives through tennis. This is a new adaptive tennis program for children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities.
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 16,000 members in 125 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.
Contact: Peggy Edwards • PO Box 4739, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 USA
843-785-7244 • fax 843-686-2033 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.ptrtennis.org