Marshall Carpenter Named 2020 USPTA Small Facility Manager of the Year

LAKE NONA, Fla. – The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is proud to name Marshall Carpenter of Denver, Colo., the 2020 USPTA Small Facility Manager of the Year.

“Effective facility managers are crucial for the success of a facility, and in turn, our sport itself,” USPTA CEO John Embree said. “Marshall’s dedication to creating the most fun, welcoming environment for his members to enjoy our sport has made a tremendous difference in his community.

As Director of Tennis at the James M. Swiggart JCC Tennis Center in Denver, Carpenter increased his after-school junior program to over 1,100 players through creative scheduling and active marketing in 2019. He also grew the adult drills and cardio tennis participation by over 20%. Carpenter also ran the Bow Mar vs. The World Pro-Am, where eight high-level players from Bow Mar took on eight pros from around Denver. Carpenter is a USPTA Elite Professional and has been a member for 27 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.