The Intercollegiate Tennis Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 NAIA Women’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 NAIA 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 Thursday, June 16th.

ITA Regions

West Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Nick Piotrowski, University of Saint Katherine
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Blake Olmscheid, OUAZ
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Lina Boylan, Lewis-Clark State College
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Giulia Leali, OUAZ
  • ITA Community Service Award: Lewis-Clark State College

Central Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Chance Joost, William Woods University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Kelsey Brown, Midland University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Rukshika Wijesooriya, William Woods University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Hanna Lindeboom, William Woods University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Rukshika Wijesooriya, William Woods University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Ana Zavala, William Woods University
  • ITA Community Service Award: Kansas Wesleyan University
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: Bethel College
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: William Woods University

East Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Eric Mahone, Holy Cross College
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Dev Sivam, University of the Cumberlands
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Narjis Mzibri, Olivet Nazarene University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Ashlee Fisk, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Lena Golz, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Maddie Bemisderfer, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • ITA Community Service Award: Judson University
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: Cumberland University

South Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Chase Hodges, Georgia Gwinett College
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Robert McAdoo, Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Tereza Koplova, Georgia Gwinnett College
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Vanja Vidanovic, Keiser University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Priyachanok Sukkanha, SCAD
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Maria Genovese, Georgia Gwinnett College
  • ITA Community Service Award: Georgia Gwinnett College
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: Tennessee Wesleyan

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