Director of Tennis Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club East Ridge Country Club
Grady is a 11 year certified USPTA Instructor. Also certified in the Spanish Method, as well as, a Etcheberry Certified Trainer. Grady has been awarded Louisiana's 2014 Tennis Pro of the Year, and Tennis Family of the Year. He is a 8 time Southern Cup Coach for Louisiana. He also has certification in Competition Training Center and the Regional Training Center.
Head Teaching Professional Todd, a USPTA member, was the 1998 4-A State champion. He graduated from Centenary College with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor if Finance. He played four years of Division 1 tennis. He received many awards, including Southland Player of the Week and All-Academic Team awards. Todd served as the Tennis Director at Southern Trace Country Club for 6 years. Todd was the Head Men’s and Women’s Coach at Centenary College for 4 years. I am honored to be chosen as the Tennis Director. I am very proud of POTC. I want to show off our facility and our members to the tennis community. It is important to be involved in the community and they should see what we have to offer. I'm extremely excited for this opportunity. I look forward to bringing some extra energy and enthusiasm.
Staff Professional Akeem, a Staff Professional at POTC, started playing at age 14 and played for Magnet High's tennis team. He qualified for the Louisiana State tournament his Senior year. His working experience includes working at Southern Hills Tennis Center and at East Ridge Country Club. He has been teaching at POTC since 2008. He is a very popular and well liked professional, specially by the young kids that he teaches.
Assistant Tennis Professional Certified Racquet Stringer Highest grade Professional Certification from PTR – Specialized in ages 11-17 throughout certification. Been teaching tennis for 5 years and was selected as a coach to help develop top juniors in Louisiana by USTA-Southern. He held a number 1 ranking in the state of Louisiana as a junior and ranked in the Top 10 in the south in Young Juniors Career. Anthony quit tennis to play football at age of 14. He was the quarterback at Loyola College Prep. As quarterback, he received The Times Player of the Year candidate, All City, and All District awards. Anthony was also an All-State Tennis player at Loyola College Prep. He played college football before getting injured and transferring to Centenary College and played for their tennis team. He graduated from Centenary in May 2015 with his BA in Political Science w/ History minor.