Junior Awards Banquet, 2016 (Sunday, May 22nd)
The Capital Area Tennis Association’s 21st Annual Junior Awards Banquet recognizes deserving junior tennis players for 2015/2016. Door Prizes and Raffle for Apple IPods, tickets to home matches for Austin Aces, plus more special items.
Guest speaker: Julio Godreau, Junior Director, USTA Texas
Godreau has been in the tennis industry since he was six years old; as a player, coach, and now staff member of USTA Texas. In his playing career he was a ranked junior player out of the Caribbean section and played his collegiate tennis at Duquesne University in Pennsylvania. In his coaching career he holds certifications with the USPTA, PTR, and USTA High Performance department. He has developed players in Orange Ball (2 Southern #1 ranked players and 3 Southern Closed Champions) and Yellow Ball (player ranked as high as #5 in the US and quarterfinalist at Orange Bowl and Eddie Herr tournaments). At the collegiate level his students have accomplished scholarships at prestigious conferences such as the Pac-12 and SEC, and have won NCAA Division 1 team championship.
Aside from his tennis accomplishments he is fully bilingual (English and Spanish) and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and an undergraduate degree in Psychology. He has been married for twelve years to Charisse and has two daughters, Emma (6) and Sophie (9).
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Red Lion Hotel)
6121 N. IH. 35 at Hwy. 290
Registration and Buffet Dinner: 5:30pm
Awards Program: 6:30-9pm
USTA Jr. Team Tennis MVP, CATA Junior Tour Winners, School Tennis Team MVP, MS & HS Coach of the Year, CATA Scholarship Recipients, CATA Jr. Player of the Year, CAPTA/CATA Coach of the Year, CTTA Outstanding Players
Parents and coaches are encouraged to attend. Business casual attire please. Call (512) 443-1342 if you have any questions. Click on one of the links above to register by Friday, May 13th.