George Bacso Lifetime Achievement Award

Sean Sloane - Glassboro, NJ

Sean Sloane was awarded the George Bacso Lifetime Achievement Award, which goes to a member who over a career demonstrates exemplary achievement in 7 areas, including: contributions to the USPTA and the USTA; as a teaching professional, player, and coach; in education, research, and publications; and with other organizations, achievements and contributions. Sloane coached tennis and squash at Williams College in Massachusetts and at Haverford College in Pennsylvania for almost 40 years. In his 17 years at Williams in the 1970s and 80s, Sloane coached seven All-Americas and won 12 Little Three championships. Sloane joined Haverford in 1997 and coached men’s tennis for 21 years and men’s and women’s squash until the end of the 2009 season. Sloane was named USPTA Middle States Coach of the Year following both the 2009 and 2016 seasons. Since 1981, the College Squash Association has recognized the men’s team that best exemplifies sportsmanship, and in 2005, the CSA renamed the award after him.