3 November 2021 | Tennis NSW

On Thursday 28 October, Tennis NSW announced successful Award winners at our virtual award ceremony. The Awards were hosted by former professional tennis player and Grand Slam winner Casey Dellacqua.

Tennis NSW would like to congratulate all 2021 Tennis NSW Awards Recipients! The Tennis community thank you for your efforts and continued dedication to tennis over the past 12 months, and congratulations once again.

In case you missed it, you can watched the virtual Awards ceremony here!


Award Category  Criteria 
Coaching Excellence – Club Gemma Eaton
Coaching Excellence – Development Joe Porley
Coaching Excellence – Performance Ben Pyne
Coaching Excellence – Operator Tim Walter
Excellence in Officiating – George Fletcher Award Marko Savic
Most Outstanding 30+ Tennis Senior Mary Gordon
Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability Ben Weekes
Most Outstanding Competition White City Maccabi – Super Series Competition
Most Outstanding Inclusion Initiative Tony Podesta – Merrylands Multicultural Girls Program at Hilltop Road Public School
Most Outstanding School Hilltop Road Public School
Most Outstanding Tennis Club or Venue – Metro Collaroy Tennis Club
Most Outstanding Tennis Club or Venue – Country Bonny Hills Tennis Club & Total Tennis Mount Hutton
Supporting Tennis Government Central Coast Council
Volunteer Achievement Brett Thomas
Junior Athlete of the Year – Female Catherine Aulia
Junior Athlete of the Year – Male James McCabe
Jim O’Neill Service to Tennis (closed Award) Norma Stead OAM
NSW Player of the Year (closed Award) Alex de Minaur