Sea Colony tennis instructor named pro of the year

Sea Colony is proud to announce that tennis professional Alejandro “Alex” Justiniani has been named the USTA Delaware District 2021 Pro of the Year and the USTA Middle States 2021 Pro of the Year.

These top honors are awarded annually to active tennis instructors who demonstrate significant contributions to tennis through promotion of USTA programs, service to the community, support of the USTA mission, and dedication to teaching juniors and adults in their communities with passion and enthusiasm.

“It’s a great honor to receive these awards,” said Justiniani. “I am very fortunate to be honored for my contribution to the game that we all love. I truly appreciate and respect every relationship and friendship that a tennis professional offers.

Justiniani has been teaching tennis at Sea Colony for over 10 years and has nearly 20 years of teaching experience. He is a United States Professional Tennis Association Elite Professional and Professional Tennis Registry Certified Professional who has earned certifications in all four PTR pathways including Adult Development, Junior Development and Performance. He also holds specialty certifications in cardio tennis and wheelchair tennis. He was previously named Delaware’s 2012 PTR Pro of The Year and 2013 Top 30 Under 30 Professionals by Tennis Industry Magazine in the country.

“Alex is a ton of fun working with,” said Thomas Johnston, director of racquet sports at Sea Colony. “It’s truly a collaborative working relationship, and I love working alongside him. Alex is one of the main reasons Sea Colony continues to grow its racquet sports programs every year.

Over the past decade, Sea Colony has earned local, national and global accolades. In its current poll, Tennis Resorts Online ranks Sea Colony among the top 20 camps in the world and #18, as well as #4 for best resort junior programs. Sea Colony is one of only four destinations to make the current World Top 20 list for tennis resorts and tennis camps.

In addition to global accolades, the resort and tennis community received national accolades as the USTA’s Outstanding Facility of the Year in 2012 and 2016, as well as the Top Supplier of the USTA Intermediate States in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. .

With an experienced and talented group of teaching professionals, Sea Colony Tennis offers a wide range of camps, clinics and private instruction to tennis players of all ages and skill levels throughout the year. The resort’s tennis facilities include 34 tennis courts, including six indoor hard courts, 14 outdoor hard courts, and 14 Har-Tru clay courts, as well as a full-service pro shop.

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