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Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners!


Junior Awards

Dorothy Vest Player of the Year-Female

  • Meredith Roberts

Dorothy Vest Player of the Year-Male

  • Stedman Strickland

George Wilkinson Memorial Award- Female

  • Sylvia Viljoen

George Wilkinson Memorial Award-Male

  • Sebastian Rios

Junior Tournament of the Year

  • MS Sweet 16 State Closed Championships- Oxford- FNC Park, John Leslie Courts

JTT LLC of the Year

  • Daty Cooke

JTT Sportsmanship Award

  • Celie Rayburn

Powers Moore Sportsmanship

  • Megan Humphreys


USTA League Awards

Adult Captain of the Year Nominees

  • Frankie Mullen

Adult LLC of the Year

  • Leanne Summers- Southwest

Adult Tournament of the Year

  • Rackets and Ritas, Bayou Bluff Tennis Club, Gulfport

USTA League Team of the Year

  • Laurie Bullock,3.5 17 & over

USTA League Mixed Doubles Team of the Year

  • Jennifer Falkner 55 & Over 8.0


Special Awards

Coach of the Year

  • Debbie Swindoll

CTA of the Year

  • NorthWest MS CTA

Education Merit Award

  • Camille Soulier- Summer Program at DuBard School, Hattiesburg

Family of the Year

  • Steve Swedenburg Family

Member Org of the Year

  • Bayou Bluff Tennis Club- Gulfport

Official of the Year

  • Felicia Ford

Pro of the Year

  • Teddy Viator- Hattiesburg CC

Special Event of the Year

  • Candy Classic

Team Tennis Event of the Year          

  • USTA League 55 & Over State Championship

Volunteer of the Year

  • Joe Nash



Junior Programs

The Mississippi Tennis Association is proud to announce that the recipients of the 2017 educational scholarships are Kendall Causey of Jackson and James Tyler Santucci, of

Adult Programs

Tennis Foundation

We have many deserving players, coaches and pros who are eligible for the Mississippi Tennis Hall of Fame.