LAKE NONA, Fla. – The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is proud to name John DeVorss of Portland, Ore., the 2020 USPTA Tim Gullikson Touring Coach of the Year.
“John’s success at the highest levels of tennis are a testament to the value of USPTA certification,” USPTA CEO John Embree said. “He and his players accomplished great things and we are so proud.”
John DeVorss of Portland, Ore., coaches several world-ranked wheelchair tennis players, including No. 3 David Wagner. In 2019, Wagner captured the NEC Wheelchair Singles Masters title and the Georgia Open title, and was runner-up at the 2019 US Open in doubles. John has been a USPTA member for 20 years.
About the USPTA: Founded in 1927, the USPTA is the global leader in tennis-teacher certification and professional development. With more than 14,000 members worldwide and 17 divisions nationwide, the Association’s mission is to raise the standards of tennis-teaching professionals and coaches and to promote a greater awareness of the sport.