Julio DiCresce

DSA Award Winner (2014)

Julio was a founding member of the Bolton Tennis Club, currently in its 31st year of operation. He served as Club President for twenty years and has been a mentor to many new board members. He helped write the club’s constitution, organized club tournaments and supported junior tennis programs. He was also instrumental in obtaining a Trillium Grant for court resurfacing.

Julio developed an Inter-Club League with ten other clubs in the West Central region. He introduced after-school and Saturday morning junior programs in which he still plays an active role. Julio was a member of the Grey Foundation in the Caledon area which helped raise funds to purchase Wilson starter kits for all schools in the area. He also arranged for pros to go into the schools to teach the Physical Education teachers how to introduce tennis to the children.

Julio served on the Ontario Tennis Association’s Board of Directors as Chair of the West Central Region for 12 years. During that time he actively promoted tennis in his region

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