Jorge Capestany, manager of the DeWitt Tennis Center at Hope College, has received the 2015 PTR/TIA Commitment to the Industry Award from the Professional Tennis Registry and Tennis Industry Association.
The national recognition was presented on February 19 during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium held in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Capestany was honored for his long-standing commitment to tennis and the PTR.
Characteristically, Capestany’s participation in the symposium included giving back. Co-chair of the PTR Education Committee, he made two presentations to tennis pros from more than 65 countries.
Jorge has coached hundreds of ranked juniors, including three national champions. In his career, at Hope and previously, his programs have developed more than 180 high school state champions in Michigan.