Alex Gordon Professional of the Year

Mark Faber - Toledo, OH

Mark Faber received the Alex Gordon Professional of the Year, the associations top annual award that recognizes a member who, over a calendar year, has demonstrated exemplary achievement in seven areas, including: USPTA, allied organizations, club achievements, career development, volunteerism, coaching achievements and playing achievements. Faber has been a USPTA member for 25 years, is the director of tennis at Twos Athletic Club in Toledo, Ohio and is currently a vice president on the USPTA national board of directors. He has been a no-cut high school coach for 24 years, has spoken at USTA, USPTA and high school divisional and national education events and is involved locally, sectionally, divisionally and nationally on committees and boards.  He also gives his time for charitable causes such at the American Cancer Society, Zepf Center and the Make-a-Wish Foundation.