AWARDS

We Won

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2020 USTA NATIONAL GRASSROOTS GRANT

Wheel Serve NC was honored to receive a $3,000 grant by USTA National. This annual grant is given to organizations that promote and develop the growth of the game. Wheel Serve NC utilized these funds to become the first-known 501c3 wheelchair tennis community tennis association in the United States. Its our mission to grow, promote and support wheelchair tennis in North Carolina.

USTA NC ADAPTIVE TENNIS AWARD

Rod Spence and Gary Workman (posthumously) were awarded the 2019 USTA NC Adaptive Tennis Award for their longstanding commitment, passion and mentorship to the sport of wheelchair tennis as part of the Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program in Charlotte, NC.

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2019 PTR WHEELCHAIR PROFESSIONAL 

Taylor Wingate was named the 2019 PTR Wheelchair Professional of the Year for his commitment to the sport as a professional coach. Taylor serves as one of the tennis instructors for the Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program in Charlotte, NC as well as participates with the Rollin' Rackets in Rock Hill, SC.

USTA NC ADAPTIVE TENNIS AWARD

Helen Leonard was awarded the 2018 USTA NC Adaptive Tennis Award for her years of service as a volunteer for the ASAP tennis program in Charlotte, NC. This award recognizes a program or individual that has demonstrated continued excellence, dedication, and service in tennis for individuals with disabilities.

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