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Tennis Staff


Rick Martin, USPTA & USPTR

Director of Tennis & Fitness

Rick Martin joined DeBordieu as the Director of Tennis in November of 2011. He is a certified Professional with the USTPR and an Elite Professional with USPTA. He was born in Fort Bragg, NC and grew up playing junior tennis in Florida. He has worked as a tennis pro in Hilton Head, SC and Hendersonville, NC. He has worked as a Director of Tennis for more than 25 years in clubs throughout North Carolina, including Kinston Country Club (Kinston, NC), Highland Country Club (Fayetteville, NC) and The Peninsula Club on Lake Norman (North of Charlotte, NC). Rick is also certified as a USPTR Tester to qualify players as Tennis Professionals. He has mentored several tennis pros that moved on to become successful Directors of Tennis in various clubs across North Carolina. Rick has been happily married for 27 years and has two wonderful daughters, Linsey and Lauren. Linsey lives in Seattle, WA and Lauren is a student at USC-Columbia. Rick is excited to share his passion, expertise and years of experience in the tennis industry with the members and guests of DeBordieu.


Matt Mitchell, USPTA Elite Professional

Assistant Tennis Pro

Matt is certified as an Elite Tennis Professional with the USPTA.  His previous experience includes Head Pro at Waccamaw Regional Tennis Center and Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach.  Matt is a great asset to DeBordieu's Tennis program.


Tennis Staff

Shop Manager & Merchandiser: Dody Martin

Court & Facility Maintenance: Nick Deem

Seasonal Teaching Pro: Morgan "Mo" Hookaylo
Mo's past experience as a player, Nike tennis camp instructor and the Men's Tennis Assistant Coach at Coastal Carolina University will positively benefit our summer programs and junior camps.