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SPOTLIGHT VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH

 

 

 

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Ben Hestley

 

Ben Hestley’s passion for tennis can be seen from his many accomplishments but most importantly from the great results he produces. Mr. Hestley is the Director of Tennis at Druid Hills Golf Club. He has earned the PTR Master of Tennis in Performance and USPTA Elite Professional certifications.  In 2016, Ben was honored with the PTR Georgia State Member of the Year and USPTA Southern Tennis Teaching Professional Award.  His volunteerism includes service as Chair of USTA Georgia Junior Team Tennis Committee and a member of the Georgia Tennis Professionals Committee. Ben is an active Board Member of the Atlanta Youth Tennis & Education Foundation.  He is often seen working with Junior players and has coached multiple Junior Team Tennis State Champions.  USTA Georgia is honored to recognize Ben Hestley as our Spotlight Volunteer of the Month.

Birthplace
 
Pell City, AL
 
Family
 
Wife - Heather, 2 Kids - Turner & Sophia
 
Favorite TV Show
 
"The Thundermans" - it's my son's favorite show so now it's also mine!
 
Diehard Fan Of What Sports Team
 
Auburn Tigers
 
Favorite City To Travel
 
Anywhere in the mountains
 
Best Part Of Your Game
 
Serve
 
Dream Doubles Match Would be Me And ....
 
Roger Federer. He's the GOAT and a genuinely nice person.
 
When I'm Not Playing Tennis, I'm ....
 
Playing with my kids, fishing.
 
Favorite Tennis Memory
Leading a group of kids that won the JTT State Championships when they were in 10U, 12U, & 14U 
 
 
 

 

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Poll of the Week

Are you interested in watching/following the Laver Cup?

Yes, this event can potentially be a better option than Davis Cup
No, the calendar is already too packed

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