2019-20 Adult Division Committees


Adult League Committee:

The USTA Southern Adult League Committee is responsible for: 1) Supporting and promoting the overall growth of new and existing Adult League programs; 2) Researching avenues to reach new players through beginner programs, including Tennis Apprentice, adult recreational opportunities and general marketing support; 3) Securing hosts and making recommendations on hosting USTA League Championships; 4) Reviewing current and proposed regulations to uphold integrity and quality of league program.

Helen Martin - Chair
Cookie Guarini - Vice Chair
John Herring - Board Liaison
Deanna Garretson - ED Liaison
Chris Walling - Staff Liaison 
Leony Barroso
Chris Bryce
Carla Catalano
Anna Martin
Ashley Massengale
Charles Matthews
Chaney Mills
Whit Rayner
Nan Smith
Cheryl Thompson
Jenifer Tucker
Elizabeth Walker


Adult Tournament Competition Committee:

The USTA Southern Adult Tournament Competition Committee is responsible for: 1) ­Supporting the promotion and growth of adult and senior age-level and NTRP tournament participation throughout the section including the use of traditional and innovative formats; 2) Studying all adult tournament activities and making recommendations on all policies relating to adult competitive tournament tennis; 3) Reviewing point allocation for Southern level tournaments and developing uniform guidelines for ranking adult players; 4) Soliciting sites for USTA and USTA Southern Adult Championships, including Senior Cup and recommending to the Board of Directors tournament sanctions and schedules; 5) Assigning captains annually to coordinate Intersectional team play and logistics; 6) Determining enhancements for Southern Championships; 7) Creating avenues to recognize accomplished adult tournament players in the South.

Mike Vandegrift - Chair
Al Cannon - Vice Chair
Drew Meyers - Board Liaison
Jerrie Burns - ED Liaison
Chris Walling - Staff Liaison 
Roy Barth
Dennis Butler
Brenda Carter
Ed Gaskell
Jeff Gray
Kenny Martin
Jimmy Parker
Brad Phelps
Melanie Sanders
Daniel Singer
Donna Stedman


Tennis on Campus Committee:

The USTA Southern Tennis on Campus Committee is responsible for: 1) Overseeing Campus Recreation Programs, including Intramurals, Tennis Clubs; 2) Finding innovative marketing strategies to promote the Tennis on Campus program to players at colleges and universities; 3) Aligning college players with community efforts to encourage all ages to play tennis; 4) Scheduling and organizing the Tennis on Campus Southern Championship; 5) Helping to provide a pathway for high school players to stay in the game from juniors to adults; 6) Work to strengthen the relationship between the USTA Southern Tennis on Campus Committee and Campus Recreation professionals at colleges and universities.

Cheri Grosvenor - Chair
Brooke Turner - Vice Chair
Dave Neuhart - Board Liaison
Jason Miller - ED Liaison
Jeff Smith - Staff Liaison 
Shelby Akin
Jeffrey Farris
Tiffany Garretson
Kyle Kennedy
Luke Mixon
Bill Oakes
Sean Willett

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