Awards and Recognition

We are extremely proud whenever one of ours is honored for an award. Below are some of the more major awards given to our children and a lifetime achievement award for our co-founder and namesake, Marty Hennessy.

 

 

The David Freed Lifetime Achievement Award - Marty Hennsessy

Given from time to time to an individual for lifetime service to tennis within the USTA Intermountain Section. This award was first introduced in 1988 and given to David Freed of Salt Lake City, Utah. David served as Intermountain’s Secretary and Treasurer for 39 years from 1936-1975.

Given from time to time to an individual for lifetime service to tennis within the USTA Intermountain Section. This award was first introduced in 1988 and given to David Freed of Salt Lake City, Utah. David served as Intermountain’s Secretary and Treasurer for 39 years from 1936-1975.

 

The Nikos Ridle Sportsmanship Award - Kimberly Yee

Presented annually to a junior tennis player within the USTA Intermountain Section who exemplifies the spirit of tennis through their activities on and off the court. This award is given in memory of Nikos Ridle, a nationally ranked junior player from Billings, Montana, who was killed in an automobile accident at age 19. Section winners are submitted to the USTA for the Bill Talbert Junior Sportsmanship Award.