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Tennis Staff

Jorge Andrew - Director of Operations
PTR International Master Professional
USPTA Master Professional

A former Venezuelan Davis Cup player and captain, he played on the professional tour for more than ten years, including appearances at Wimbledon, U.S. Open, French Open, and Australian Open. His highest world singles ranking was 61st, while he reached 69th in doubles.

Jorge is past President of the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), the largest global tennis teaching organization in the world.

He is a member of the USTA National Nomination Committee, USTA Southern Tennis Professional Committee, and USTA South Carolina Hall of Fame and Tennis Coaches Committee.

Jorge has received numerous awards throughout the years including The International Tennis Hall of Fame Education Award, USTA South Carolina Lucy Garvin Award as "Volunteer of the Year," the USTA Southern Quick Start Tennis "Trainer of the Year," the Industry Tennis Association "PTR Member of the Year," the USTA/USPTA "Community Service Award." In 1991, Jorge was awarded the PTR "Professional of the Year," and in 2003 and 2006, he was named PTR “Member of the Year” for South Carolina, and the 2006 USPTA “Southern Professional of the Year.”

He is a member of the USTA SC Hall of Fame, Texas A&M at Corpus Christy Hall of Fame and USTA Southern Hall of Fame.

Joel Corley - Facility Coordinator
PTR Instructor 4A
PTR Member 14 Years

Joel has been involved in tennis in South Carolina since 1988. He has been a pro shop manager, a league coordinator as well as coordinating special events at both the collegiate and professional level - including special events for the 1991-1992 Champion Tour. Joel came to Lexington County Recreation and Aging Commission in 1994 after leaving the Tri City Leisure Center where he was the Assistant Director

1996 Director at The Ball Park Road Complex, where his work spawned a continuous and successful program. 1999 Coordinated the Play Tennis America kick off for Lexington and Richland County.

In 2002 he was named Complex Coordinator for LCTC. During this time the complex won the following awards:

2002 PTR Public Facility of the year, 2003 Outstanding USA League Facility, 2003 USTA Outstanding Facility, 2004 Racquet Sports Industry Facility of the year, 2006 & 2007 TIA & USTA Top 50 Tennis Welcome Centers in the United States, 2008 Top-5 South Carolina Tournaments Participant, 2014 Designated a 'PTR Proud Facility', 2014 National Championship Youth Team,2014 Outstanding Service Award.

Each year Joel hosts and coordinates two Rising Stars Tournaments, a Challenger, and the Lexington County Junior Open. He has also been a director for the South Carolina Hard-Courts and South Carolina ITF. Recently Joel has also begun coordinating with our Cayce facility in hosting the Southern Tens - East Tournament which started in 2003 at Lexington County Tennis Complex.

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Steve Green - Teaching Professional
PTR Professional
PTR Performance || PTR Member 7 Years

A native of South Carolina and current resident of Lexington, Steve has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is a retired Lexington County law enforcement officer. Steve has more than twenty years of playing experience and over ten years of tennis teaching experience.

Steve’s teaching experience includes individual lessons, group clinics - which includes Home School paticipant clinics, Novice (beginner) clinics, junior Tournament Player clincis, varsity and junior varsity high school athlete clinics and adult team clinics. Several of the teams that he has coached have advanced in; or won, either the City or State Championship Tournament.

In addition to these clinics, he has taught Special Olympics athletes and volunteered as a coach at the Special Olympics Tennis Championships held at the PTR Headquarters in Hilton Head, South Carolina. As a member of the PTR, Steve continues to receive additional training and certifications and has received specific training in the QuickStart Tennis format for 10 and under players.

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Nancy Powell - Teaching Professional
PTR 11-17
PTR Professional 5A || PTR 10&Under
PTR Adult Developement || PTR Performance
PTR Clinician/Tester || PTR Member Over 25 Years

Native of S.C., Nancy is a Lexington High School graduate and holds a BA degree in Political Science/History from the University of South Carolina. Nancy has been involved in teaching tennis since 1988 when the Lexington Leisure Center opened. She was contracted to teach at the Ballpark Rd. complex, which was just the beginning of a long career of teaching, playing and volunteering her time in the sport of tennis.

She is a founding member of the Lexington Area Tennis Association (LATA) whose basic intent is to provide more courts and tennis programs in our community. Nancy was the first junior program coordinator for the association.

She has also served on the Junior Tennis League (JTL) board of directors and a volunteer coach and was instrumental in coordinating the annual coach’s clinic and updating the coach’s manual. In 1999, she was awarded the JTL’s Outstanding Service and Volunteer award.

Highlights of her tennis career include: Successful passing of the USTA Level I and II Sport science exams which included sport psychology/motor learning, sport physiology/nutrition, sports medicine/biomechanics, Lifetime member of the USTA / USTA SC USA tennis committee, current USTA SC Community Development Volunteer, Former Junior Varsity Tennis Coach for Lexington High School producing winning records during her tenure, 1995 K-Swiss Pro of the Year, Coached and played on numerous league teams that advanced to city, state and regional championships, Graduate of Van Der Meer Tennis University, Member of the Professional Tennis Registry for over 25 years, Current LATA Board Member and League Level Coordinator, former LATA Kids Team Tennis Coordinator, and a Head/Penn Sports team member

Nancy's teaching experience includes Collegiate level instruction, Lil' Bits (10&Under format) clinics, Cardio tennis for juniors and adults, league clinics, individual and group lessons from beginner to advanced for adults and juniors.

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Miranda Unthank
Teaching Professional

PTR 10U - PTR 11-17


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