Patricia Freebody has been a USTA/Midwest Section volunteer for nearly 30 years. She is currently the USTA Managing Director for Player and Community Development overseeing the competitive player and recreational player departments. Freebody served as executive director of the USTA/Midwest Section from 1993-1996. In addition, she served as president of the USTA/Midwest Section from 1987-1989, served on numerous USTA committees, and was elected the first woman president of the Chicago District Tennis Association. Freebody received the USTA/Midwest Section Mel Bergman Award in 1989 and is also a recipient of the USTA/Midwest Section Stanley Malless Award. At the USTA level Freebody received the USTA Hall of Fame Merit Award. In addition to her involvement with the USTA and USTA/Midwest Section, Freebody was president of World TeamTennis from 1989-1992 and general manager of Mid-Town Tennis Club in Chicago from 1980-1988.