The Intercollegiate Tennis Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Division I Men’s Regional Awards. Every year the ITA recognizes coaches and players for their excellence on the court and in their communities throughout the season. 

The Division I Playing Awards include: Wilson ITA Coach of the Year, ITA Assistant Coach of the Year, Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship, ITA Rookie of the Year, ITA Most Improved Senior, ITA Senior Player of the Year, ITA Community Service Award, and ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award.

The national award winners will be announced next Monday, June 21st.

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Atlantic Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Andres Pedroso, University of Virginia
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Scott Brown, University of Virginia
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Andrew Ton, United States Naval Academy
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Andrew Ton, United States Naval Academy
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Jeffrey von der Schulenburg, University of Virginia
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Alex Ribeiro, Virginia Tech
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Carl Söderlund, University of Virginia
  • ITA Community Service Award: Bucknell University

Carolina Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Josh Goffi, University of South Carolina
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Tripp Phillips, University of North Carolina
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: William Blumberg, University of North Carolina
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: William Blumberg, University of North Carolina
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Toby Samuel, University of South Carolina
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Alexis Galarneau, NC State
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Alexis Galarneau, NC State

Central Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Danny Bryan, Wichita State University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Justin DeSanto, Wichita State University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Nathan Han, University of Oklahoma
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Murkel Dellien, Wichita State University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Murkel Dellien, Wichita State University
  • ITA Community Service Award: University of Nebraska

Midwest Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Brad Dancer, University of Illinois
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Marcos Asse, University of Illinois
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Boris Spanjaard, DePaul University
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Boris Spanjaard, DePaul University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: JJ Tracy, Ohio State University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Jannik Opitz, Western Michigan University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Zeke Clark, University of Illinois
  • ITA Community Service Award: DePaul University

Mountain Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Ricardo Rubio, University of Denver
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Ali Borhani, Boise State University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Paul Hendrix, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Paul Hendrix, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Nicolas Herrero Cuesta, University of Denver
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Eban Straker-Meads, Northern Arizona University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Dominic West, University of New Mexico

Northeast Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Chris Leicht, Monmouth University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Michael Schwartz, Monmouth University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Sergio Martinez, Monmouth University

Northwest Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Paul Goldstein, Stanford University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Steve Loop, Fresno State University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Timothy Sah, Stanford University
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Timothy Sah, Stanford University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Clement Chidekh, University of Washington
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Angus Bradshaw, Fresno State University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Axel Geller, Stanford University
  • ITA Community Service Award: Fresno State University

Ohio Valley Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Chris Woodruff, University of Tennessee
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Matthew Gordon, University of Kentucky
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Tom Moonen, Middle Tennessee State University
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Tom Moonen, Middle Tennessee State University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Johannus Monday, University of Tennessee
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: George Harwell, Vanderbilt University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Luca Wiedenmann, University of Tennessee
  • ITA Community Service Award: Middle Tennessee State University
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: Austin Peay State University

Southeast Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Bryan Shelton, University of Florida
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Tanner Stump, University of Florida
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Billy Rowe, University of Georgia
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Billy Rowe, University of Georgia
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Ben Shelton, University of Florida
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Adria Soriano Barrera, University of Miami
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Adria Soriano Barrera, University of Miami
  • ITA Community Service Award: University of Florida

Southern Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Toby Hansson, University of Mississippi
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Devin Britton, University of Mississippi
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Tim Sandkaulen, University of Mississippi
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Tim Sandkaulen, University of Mississippi
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Nemanja Malesevic, Mississippi State University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Zhe Zhou, University of Alabama
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Tim Sandkaulen, University of Mississippi

Southwest Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Adam Schaechterle, Pepperdine University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Tassilo Schmid, Pepperdine University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: August Holmgren, University of San Diego
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: August Holmgren, University of San Diego
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Gustaf Strom, University of Arizona
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Nathan Ponwith, Arizona State University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Daniel Cukierman, University of Southern California

Texas Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Michael Woodson, Baylor University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Izak van der Merwe, Baylor University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Jan-Simon Vrbsky, SMU
  • ITA Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award: Jan-Simon Vrbsky, SMU
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Micah Braswell, University of Texas
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Tomas Vaise, SMU
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Valentin Vacherot, Texas A&M University
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