Tennis Scotland Awards 2017 Shortlist Named

Thursday, March 01, 2018

The shortlists for the Tennis Scotland Awards 2017 have been named.

We have been blown away by the number of nominations received this year – 50% more than last year.

Congratulations to everyone who has been shortlisted. Your contributions to tennis in Scotland have been outstanding.

The winners will be announced over the next couple of weeks and invited along to a special Presentation Lunch on the 6th May, which will run alongside a very exciting event that is due to be taking place in Glasgow – more news of the event will follow over the next couple of weeks.

Shortlisted nominees, please keep this date free in the event that you are selected to win, as it is a day you will not want to miss.

The shortlist for the 2017 Tennis Scotland Awards are as follows:

Club of the Year*
- Aboyne LTC
- Rutherglen LTC
- Western Health & Racquets Club

Coach of the Year*
- Adam Brown
- Graham Kay
- Julie Gordon

Community Venue of the Year*
- Dollar Park
- Drumchapel TC

Disability Programme Award*
- Accessible Tennis
- Advantage – Edinburgh’s Disability Tennis Programme
- Prestwick Tennis and Fitness
- The Tennis Aces

Education Programme Award*
- Dundee & Angus College
- Edinburgh University LTC

Tournament of the Year*
- East Lothian Open Tennis Tournament
- Innes & Mackay Inverness
- Scottish Junior Inter District Championships, Kilgraston

Volunteer of the Year*
- Andrew Fyfe
- Lucy Bryden
- Michael Goldie

Young Volunteer of the Year*
- Craig Miller
- Holly Birtwistle
- Matthew Douglas

Team of the Year
- NESTLA (North East Scotland LTA)
- North of Scotland Men’s 35 Inter County Team

Official of the Year*
- Gary Whitton
- Gill Milne

International Player of the Year
- Cameron Norrie
- Jonny O’Mara
- Maia Lumsden
- Scott Duncan

Young Player of the Year
- Aidan McHugh
- Ben Hudson
- Connor Thomson

Senior Player of the Year
- Frances MacLelland
- Marjory Love

Outstanding Achievement*
- This year we will be awarding two Outstanding Achievement Awards as both are deserved winners in their own right. These will be announced along with the rest of the award winners

(*) – These winners of these awards will be put forward to the National British Tennis Awards which will be judged mid-April.



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