We at NJTP would like to congratulate our coach and founding board member Philip Siordia, who was the recipient of USPTA’s Professional of the Year award for 2014 for the San Fernando Valley / Kern County District!
This award was presented at the USPTA California Division Convention this past February at the Riviera Country Club. The award reflects Philip’s strong work ethic and contributions to community tennis through his work at SCTA/USTA and the many years of service he has given to us here at NJTP.
About Philip Siordia
Philip earned a 4-year scholarship for the Men’s Tennis Team at Cal State Northridge. He played in the top singles positions, was captain of the team and earned All Conference 1st Team Doubles and Singles. The passion to be the best is what helps guide Philip with his students. Philip’s strength as a coach is developing the player’s mental game and understanding the strategies to compete at the highest levels of the game.
USPTA is the world’s premier association of tennis-teaching professionals, and provides certification and continuing education of top pros and tennis directors in the U.S. and more than 80 other countries around the world.
USPTA’s Pro of the Year is awarded to tennis professionals who have excelled in a number of areas, including their contributions to USPTA and USTA, student rankings, contributions to local tennis programs, and their own professional rating and continuing education achievements.