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.

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. 

Cole Conner

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia. Cole grew up playing as a highly ranked Junior. Cole played three years for Young Harris College, where he played one doubles and acted as the  graduate assistant coach for the Women's team. Since graduating, Cole has worked for PBI tennis. A tennis management company that contracts tennis pros around the world. After finishing his contract with PBI, Cole has now been working in Charleston for over a year as a developmental coach as well as recreational. Cole specializes in working with adults at any level. 

Ducky Steward

Ducky Steward is a native Johns Islander and has been playing tennis since she was three years old. She’s been coaching at Creekside for three years, and is PTR and Net Gen certified. She founded the non-profit organization Serve in 2018, which introduces the game of tennis to underserved communities while giving junior tennis players the opportunity to give back to their communities by performing service projects with Serve.

Haley Powell

Haley played Division I tennis at Mercer University. She was the Head Tennis Professional at Healy Point Country Club 2017-2018 and then

directed the 12 and Under Programs at the MWTennis Academy.

She has also taught as a Tennis Professional with the Pate Tennis Academy. She is certified as both a USPTR and Net Generation Instructor.

Gavin Smith

Gavin comes from the I'On club where he taught all levels of adults and juniors. He played tennis at Whittier College before transferring to York College where he studied business. Gavin is excited to be back working with Greg and Bryan whom he worked with at the MWTennis Academy.

Jace Osborne

Jace is originally from Jackson, Tennessee. He has been coaching tennis at Creekside since 2019, and is Net Generation certified. Back in Jackson, Jace received several years of experience coaching players at a local country club. He is also studying to get a business degree from the University of Memphis.

(843) 810-5487

790 Creekside Dr, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464, USA

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