(Rajul, in blue, coached the ICC California State Men's Singles winner Jitendra Gidla in December 2008)
Rajul Sheth won the USATT 2008 Developmental Coach of the Year. USATT also submitted Rajul, along with the winners from the other categories, to the U.S. Olympic Committee as a part of their larger selection process for a Coach of the Year (COY) recognition program that includes all Olympic Program Sports.
The winners of the USATT 2008 coaches are:
- National Coach of the Year – Teodor (Doru) Gheorghe, Colorado Springs, Colorado
- Development Coach of the Year – Rajul Sheth, Milpitas, California
- Volunteer Coach of the Year – LA Johnston, Pensacola, FL