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Towler Memorial Award

A true ambassador for the USTA Leauge program, Darlee Towler used the USTA leagues not only to compete, but also to build friendships that went well beyond tennis.  Darlee was diagnosed with cancer in December of 2007.  Despite a life changing diagnosis, she played on three USTA teams the following summer, and was set to captain a team in the fall of 2008 when the disease progressed to the point where she could not continue to participate.

The Darlee Towler Memorial Award is given to a USTA League Player in the Southeast Michigan District who best reflects the qualities that Darlee exhibited as a captain, player and supporter of the USTA League program: honesty, sincerity, loyalty, good sportsmanship and leadership with a commitment to growing tennis.

The award receipient is selected by the Southeast Michigan Board of Directors.

If you know of a player worthy of being considered for the Towler Memorial Award, please submit your nomination before November 30th:
Nominations are open for 2018
2009 Chris Greig
2010 Joe Arsenault
2011 Michael Sheridan
2012 Rachel Ekizian
2013 Dionell (Janell) Guanco
2014 Theodore Brassfield 
2015 Ann Piper