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790 Creekside Dr, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464, USA

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Anca Dumitrescu

Professional Tennis Coach

From Romania
Head Coach Miami of Ohio: 2010-2014
4 conference titles
2 conference coach of the year awards
Assistant Coach Georgia Tech: 2007-2010
1 national team title
1 national individual title
1 conference title
Played in the number 1 position at Florida State
Competed on junior & professional circuit

Michael Fischbach

Professional Tennis Coach

Certified Tennis Instructor for 10+ years. Played for Newberry College in 1998-1999. Graduated with B.S. in Sport Administration from USC in Columbia, SC. 

Robert Clarke

Professional Tennis Coach

JoAnn Lee

Owner and Director

JoAnn is the owner of JL Tennis and director of Creekside Tennis and Swim.  She has been coaching tennis for over 30 years.  She is certified Elite Professional USPTA, Professional PTR, and USA High Performance Coach.  Her many accolades include 2014 USPTA Southern Pro of the Year, USTA prestigious Merit Award winner for her junior programs, named “one of the top 25 heroes in the game of tennis” by Tennis Industry Association, 3 time USPTA South Carolina Pro of the year, and USTA SC Community Tennis Award winner.   JoAnn also has a Masters Degree in Physical Education and Sports Science.

Ally Sorrenson

Office Manager & JTT Coordinator

Grew up in Charleston, South Carolina

Attended Erskine College and got a degree in Athletic Training

While at Erskine I was on the Women's Cross Country Team

Jackson Pride

High Performance Coach

Grew up in Charleston, South Carolina

Played junior tennis at the state, southern, and national level

Played Men's Varsity tennis for The Citadel from 2012-2015     

As a grad student, made the all SOCON team in 2016 season

Volunteered as graduate assistant coach for The Citadel in 2016-2017

Coached at Wild Dunes Resort from 2012-2018

Coached at Park West Tennis from 2017-2018 

Coached at Zumpft's Process Tennis Academy from 2014- 2018, focusing on junior player development

JoAnn Lee

Owner and Director

JoAnn is the owner of JL Tennis and director of Creekside Tennis and Swim.  She has been coaching tennis for over 30 years.  She is certified Elite Professional USPTA, Professional PTR, and USA High Performance Coach.  Her many accolades include 2014 USPTA Southern Pro of the Year, USTA prestigious Merit Award winner for her junior programs, named “one of the top 25 heroes in the game of tennis” by Tennis Industry Association, 3 time USPTA South Carolina Pro of the year, and USTA SC Community Tennis Award winner.   JoAnn also has a Masters Degree in Physical Education and Sports Science.

Ally Sorrenson

Office Manager & JTT Coordinator

Grew up in Charleston, South Carolina

Attended Erskine College and got a degree in Athletic Training

While at Erskine I was on the Women's Cross Country Team

Currently working on getting a Masters Degree in Exercise Science and Fitness & Performance

Bryan Minton

High Performance Coach

Originally from Louisville, KY and grew up as a highly ranked national junior player. Bryan moved to Charleston in 1990 where he played #1 singles and doubles at the Division 1 College of Charleston and won multiple MVP awards, Coaches Awards and was Team Captain both Junior and Senior years and was one of CofC's first NCAA All Conference Players. He has been coaching tennis in the Charleston area since 1992 and has had a passion for coaching high level tennis. His passion has led him to mentor under several well-renowned coaches where he mastered the art of player development. During his apprenticeship, he ran multiple programs in Charleston that have produced many of South Carolina's top players including many players that reached SC #1's and his players have collectively won 55 state qualifier titles in singles and doubles over the last 20 years. His players have also reached Southern #1's, won National Champions, have become Division 1 college players, have won multiple pro titles, as well as, players that have competed in Grand Slams. Bryan is one of the few American coaches that can say he took a player from beginner at 8 yrs. old to the pro tour at 18 yrs. old and playing in the US Open. He has extensive experience at every level of junior development and has travelled with players to many countries to compete at both the International Junior level and the Pro level.

Greg Amerson

High Performance Coach

Greg began teaching tennis to Atlanta's kids in 1994. Since then, he's taught Grace Min (top 5 in the world in her age division. Recently beat a player #155 on WTA. Won the Clay Court and the Hard Court Nationals in the same year in age group 14 and under), Andie Daniell (ranked 3 in the U.S. in the 12 and under age group, won first National in February 2009, and currently still being taught by Greg), Alex Clay (top 5 in the Southern section), Alex Haney (Scholarship to Auburn university), Kendall Woodard (top 5 in Southern section), and Jadon Phillips (won Nationals in the 12 and under age group). Teaching tennis to the younger generations is his passion. He enjoys passing on the passion and love for tennis to those who are still able to grow and further their careers. He trains kids to win U.S Opens.

James Elliget

Professional Tennis Coach

PTR Certified Coach

Successful junior career at state, southern and national levels

Played college tennis at Spartanburg Methodist College

Ranked as high as #5 in NJCAA doubles

Coaching on and off for 6 years, now full-time

Currently finishing bachelors degree in Sport Management from University of Florida

Cole Conner

Junior Development Coach

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Cole had a successful junior career and later played 3 years for Young Harris College.

Cole's coaching background began at his Alma mater where he acted as the Women's Assistant Coach for the 2016-17 Season. 

After College, Cole worked for PBI International, a Tennis management company where he was the Head Tennis Pro for The Cliffs Communities.

Cole specializes in Junior coaching and development and has a passion for the younger players

This is his third year as a develpment coach

Gaston Murray

Gaston Murray comes to Creekside from Florida.  Gaston worked at John Kriek Academy where he was hitting partner with Coco Gauff, Naomi Osaka, and Reilly Opelka.  Gaston is the Assistant Coach at the Citadel.