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We're here to help you grow tennis all over South Carolina! Please feel free to email or call the staff member you think can help you get started. In the Columbia area, our office line is (803) 781-2574. Elsewhere, we can be reached by calling (800) 644-7282. To learn more about our mission, click here.
Executive Director
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Kara coordinates and supports USTA South Carolina marketing and communication strategies. She promotes the sport of tennis and USTA programs to members of the organization and to the general population of South Carolina by implementing initiatives and monitoring and coaching local providers to communicate and present services to positively impact participation.

Manager of Community Engagement

Pamela coordinates USTA School Tennis programs which include in-school physical education, after school programs such as Kids’ Clubs, and high school tennis through the No-Cut Coach registry. Her focus is to increase the number of youth exposed to tennis and to bridge their connection to local program options. Pamela also promotes the many available grants and resources the USTA office has available for youth tennis programs.


Katrina Edwards
Senior Director of Operations & Administration

Katrina manages office operations and administrative support, including basic accounting and human resource duties. She also manages the Annual Meeting and corporate events with our Board and the South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation.

Coordinator of Junior Programs

The Coordinator of Junior Programs is focused on the promotion and growth of junior participation opportunities through Junior Team Tennis and junior competition. They provide customer service support and work closely with our tournament directors, teaching pros, parents, and Junior Team Tennis coordinators and coaches.

Mary Goins
Director of Leagues

Mary directs the USTA League tennis programs in South Carolina. This includes directing state league championships and providing a team of local league coordinators and state league coordinators with training and support. Mary also assists our players, captains and local league coordinators with TennisLink and NTRP guidance. Mary works remotely and her business number is (864) 855-0881.

Jessica Harrell
Director of Adult Programs

Jessica leads USTA Adult League tennis programs in South Carolina, beginner programs and social leagues.



Kelly Hesketh
USTA Southern Tennis Service Representative - South Carolina

Kelly works with tennis facility leaders and professionals in the Upstate region to grow tennis at the local level. Kelly also travels the state, establishing relationships with local program providers and assisting them with whatever they might need, including marketing materials and educational information.

Phone: (864) 630-7974

Associate Executive Director

Sheryl works with local tennis providers and organizations to improve the quality and range of recreational tennis programs. A major focus of Community Development is recruiting and training community tennis leaders throughout the state to create, expand and strengthen CTAs and NJTLs. She oversees and supports applicants with many of the USTA grants. Sheryl is also the contact for Tennis on Campus, Tennis Apprentice and the young professional’s league, Serve. Rally. Pour.

Junior Team Tennis Manager

Rashawn manages the Junior Team Tennis program. He works closely with local league coordinators to create a positive team based play environment for juniors of all skill levels to enjoy the challenges and rewards of healthy competition. Rashawn serves the players, parents and organizers through the promotion, growth and management of USTA Junior Team Tennis.


Director of Marketing and Communications

Emily develops and directs the USTA South Carolina marketing and communication strategies. She promotes the sport of tennis and USTA programs to the general population of South Carolina and our members by implementing initiatives and assisting local providers with their marketing. Emily is responsible for our website and our social media. She also oversees our media and public relations activity.

Cameron Sebnick

Community Coordinator Florence/Sumter

In this part-time position, Cameron is responsible for the promotion and development of tennis through the creation and expansion of programs and services in the Florence and Sumter areas. Cameron’s focus is to increase opportunities for entry level junior players and to build the capacity of local organizations such as CTAs, after school providers and parks and recreation facilities to operate programs.

Senior Manager of Tournaments & Player Development

James supports the competitive players, parents of juniors, sanctioned tournament directors, coaches, officials, and USTA South Carolina committees affiliated with competition. His customer service, consultation, and troubleshooting help ensure great tournament experiences and player development opportunities for our players.