The Intercollegiate Tennis Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Division II 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 II 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, and ITA Community Service Award.

The national award winners will be announced next Tuesday, June 22nd.

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Atlantic Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Matt Santen, University of Charleston
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Sam Clarke, University of Charleston
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Nagid Walle, Bloomsburg University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Gustavo Martins, Edinboro University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Unai Amilleta Gonzalez, Mercyhurst University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Unai Amilleta Gonzalez, Mercyhurst University

Central Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Mark Rosewell, Northwest Missouri State University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Alejandro Valarezo Plaza, Washburn University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Bruno Suiama, Oklahoma Baptist University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Alex Blanchar, Ouachita Baptist University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Bradley Eidenmueller, Washburn University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Paul Haase, Washburn University

East Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Neil Tarangioli, Concordia College – New York
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Daniel Rockhill, Concordia College – New York
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Luke Stirling, Adelphi University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Oskar Irdoja, Concordia College – New York
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Henry Masters, Concordia College – New York
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Tobias Lentz, Concordia College – New York
  • ITA Community Service Award: Southern New Hampshire University

Midwest Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Malik Tabet, University of Indianapolis
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Kai Lemke, University of Indianapolis
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: David Szeri, Southwest Baptist University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Tom Zeuch, University of Indianapolis
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Mathis Guerre, Ferris State University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Renato Lima, University of Indianapolis
  • ITA Community Service Award: Grand Valley State University

South Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: John Hansen, Valdosta State University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Fred Bonal, Barry University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Philipp Hoffmann, Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: David Rieme, Auburn University at Montgomery
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Aurel Ciocanu, Saint Leo University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Alessandro Giuliato, Barry University
  • ITA Community Service Award: Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: University of West Alabama

South Central Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Adam Cohen, University of Texas at Tyler
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Joseph Vann, University of Texas at Tyler
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Jeremiah Sanchez, St. Mary’s University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Egor Shestakov, University of Texas at Tyler
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Oscar del Granado, Cameron University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Jeremiah Sanchez, St. Mary’s University
  • ITA Community Service Award: Midwestern State University
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: St. Mary’s University

Southeast Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Evan Isaacs, Columbus State University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Derrick Taylor, Columbus State University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Matt Rogel, Georgia College
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Joaquin Benoit, University of North Georgia
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Kevin Candido, University of North Georgia
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Alvaro Regalado, Columbus State University
  • ITA Community Service Award: University of North Georgia
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: Lenoir-Rhyne University, Young Harris College

West Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Mark Bohren, Azusa Pacific University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Lucas Taylor, Concordia University, Irvine
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Daniel Llorente, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Felix Einig, Hawai’i Pacific University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Tales Silva, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • ITA Community Service Award: Metropolitan State University of Denver

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