LAKE NONA, Fla. – The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is proud to present the President’s Paul Waldman Award to Kevin Theos of Homewood, Ala.
“Four years ago, Kevin took the initiative to begin the USPTA mentorship program and has grown it into one of our most successful initiatives,” USPTA CEO John Embree said. “Countless members have connected with each other to help with career development and improving as a tennis teacher. We are all so grateful to Kevin for his efforts.”
Theos currently serves as President of the USPTA Southern Division. For the last four years, Theos has also led our mentorship program that has involved nearly 400 members across the country who help USPTA members with career advice and counseling. Theos saw that there was a need for this program within the Association and took it upon himself to start it, manage it and grow it every year. Theos is a USPTA Elite Professional and has been a member for 25 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.