Boca Raton, Fla. (June 13, 2018) – Two associates of FirstService Residential, North America’s leading residential property management company, were recently honored by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) for their contributions to the sport during its annual USPTA Florida Division Convention in Orlando.

Kyle LaCroix, assistant director of tennis at The Oaks at Boca Raton, received the Florida Division U30 Award for his contributions to the USPTA U30 initiative, a member program developed to create opportunities through education and leadership for tennis-teaching professionals under the age of 30.

Meika Ashby, director of junior development at The Oaks, received the District of the Year Award for her leadership as president of USPTA District 11, which serves Boca Raton and Delray Beach. In this role, Ashby oversees member education and programming, events and professional league play, and professional development opportunities.

“We are extremely proud of Mr. LaCroix and Ms. Ashby and their achievements with the USPTA,” said Rich O’Neil, general manager, The Oaks at Boca Raton. “Their involvement adds tremendous value to our tennis program by giving residents first-hand insight into the industry’s latest trends, new developments, and up-to-date training techniques.”

The United States Professional Tennis Association is the global leader in tennis-teacher certification and professional development. With more than 15,000 members worldwide, the association raises the standards of tennis-teaching professionals and coaches, and promotes a greater awareness of the sport.

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Jun 13, 2018