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  Executive Committee

President
James McKissick

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James McKissick is a graduate of the university of South Carolina and holds a MBA with a concentration in finance. He is currently an adjunct professor for the masters in real estate program at Clemson University and a real estate broker specializing in investment sales. McKissick also has served on numerous volunteer boards in the Greenville area, including the Project Host Soup Kitchen and the Christ Episcopal Church, where he remains active, McKissick is a lifelong tennis player who is happily married to Elizabeth. They have three wonderful children.

Executive Vice President
Nan Smith

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Nan Smith is an Auburn University graduate, majoring in Business Administration, Finance. She has served as the Columbia Tennis League Combo Coordinator since inception and is the President of the Columbia Community Tennis Association. Nan is serving her fifth term on the USTA Southern Adult League Committee, and is on several subcommittees including USTA Southern Championships, Grievance,  and the Social Play Task Force. Locally she has served as a USTA SC Central Area Director and is a SC Tennis Patrons Foundation Trustee. She has received the Lucy Garvin Volunteer of the Year award, and also the Southern State Volunteer Service Award and the USTA Southern Gerrie Rothwell Award. Nan is a past board member of the Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital and Cancer Center for Treatment & Research. Her passion is bringing new players to the game through Tennis Apprentice and TA2. She is married to Gatewood Smith, and they have 3 grown sons and 1 grandson.

Vice President
Carol Alan

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Dr. Alan began playing USTA league tennis in 2008 after her family relocated to Sumter. Since then, her love and appreciation for the sport has grown tremendously. She has played in every USTA league offered in the state, and she has captained numerous teams. Dr. Alan has a special interest in fitness and injury prevention for tennis aficionados. A native of Winston-Salem, NC, she is an alumna of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed medical school at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and OB/GYN residency at Duke University.

Vice President
Kathi Sill

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Kathi Sill recently sold her consultancy after 10 years of successful projects with corporations and several State and Local governments. As a Lean Six Sigma consultant, Kathi was able to train executives and lead teams to process improvements valued at more than $143 million. Prior to starting her own business, Kathi spent 30 years in corporate America in the manufacturing and financial sectors. She is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt engineer and holds 2 US Patents; one for a process to predictably grow revenue and market share and the other for a new and unique use of Microsoft Excel program. 
Kathi and her husband, Ken, enjoy outdoor activities including tennis, biking, kayaking and golf. They enjoy traveling, both domestically and abroad, and spending time with family and friends.

Vice President
Craig Wells

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Craig Wells of Six Mile has served in USTA SC since 2010.  He is a certified Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) member focusing on 10 and under (10U) development.  Craig coaches the Daniel High School girls no-cut varsity tennis team and volunteers as a 10U instructor at Spindle Tree Racquet Club.  His education includes a BS in engineering, MEd in counseling, and an EdS from Clemson University. He retired from active duty after 25 years in the Army Corps of Engineers.

 

Secretary
Thomas Massey

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Thomas Massey has served on committees for adaptive tennis and bylaws before becoming Secretary of the board.  Massey began his tennis experience as the father of a JTT and tournament player.  The rest of his family then began playing.  He has played and captained teams in every format.  Over time, he became a JTT coach, an assistant high school tennis coach, and a volunteer with Special Olympics tennis.  He is also a certified USTA and ITA official.  Massey has worked for a pharmaceutical manufacturer in Columbia for more than ten years.  

Treasurer
Terry Ferrell

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Terry Ferrell has been involved with South Carolina tennis for years, serving on and heading multiple committees and previously serving on the board as Treasurer. She has been a member of the USTA SC Tournament Sanction & Schedule subcommittee, player selection for Junior Cup Player Selection Subcommittee, and is an Endorser for Southern Closed. She is also very involved with our Junior State Qualifier. Terry began to enjoy tennis while watching both of her daughters compete in high school and in junior competition.  She was involved in Junior Team Tennis for many years as a parent and a volunteer on Southern’s Junior Competition Committee.

  Area Directors

Central
Domino Boulware

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Domino Boulware is a tennis professional and coach in Columbia, South Carolina. He served on the Richland County Recreation commission for nine years as a commissioner and as Chairman.Along with serving as a tennis professional at Greenview Community Park for over 30 years, he has coached at various schools throughout the midlands and plays in the Columbia Tennis League. Boulware has encouraged many youth and adults to participate in USTA programs such as Junior Team Tennis, Adult Leagues and Tennis Apprentice. He credits the training he received from the ACE Professional Tennis Registry and USTA for many of his accomplishments in the tennis community. Boulware was instrumental in developing the tennis program at Greenview Community Park. He founded the Bolden/Martin Math and Science Camp (which has run for over 10 years). 
Domino Boulware is married to Jacqueline “Jackie” Boulware. They have three children; Delano, Delandrea and Jamone. 

East Area
Mary Margaret Hyatt

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When not practicing law, Mary Margaret enjoys spending time with her husband, Doug, and two sons, Manning & Hughes. Mary Margaret enjoys playing tennis and is an avid beachgoer and college football fan.

North Area
Taylor Wingate

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Taylor has an Associates degree in business administration from York Technological College. He was in car accident in 2005 that left him incompletely paralyzed which means he has some sensation and movement from his waist down. Taylor does graphic design work with screen printing and embroidery at family owned company in Charlotte, NC. He works part time at the Rock Hill Tennis Center. He started playing tennis around 5 years ago, May of 2014 at the RHTC and has been competing in USTA wheelchair tennis tournaments all over the country ever since! He has three Gold Balls and two Silver Balls which he received at the Wheelchair US Open Championships. He has been playing ITF Open tournaments lately as well and would love to be on the Paralympic USA team one day. Taylor received his PTR Adult Development Certification a couple of years ago and has been the main instructor for ASAP tennis on Tuesday’s  in Charlotte for the past year and a half. He serves as Chairman on the SC USTA wheelchair committee and the Southern USTA wheelchair committee. 

Northwest Area
Sidney Mitchell

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Sidney Mitchell is an avid tennis player and fan.  A native of Greenville, Sidney played competitive junior tennis throughout the state and Southern Region.  After high school, Sidney played two years at the collegiate level at Wake Forest University.  He continues to be active in league play and is the head coach of the JL Mann High School Lady Patriot tennis team.  Sidney and his wife, Katie have three daughters who also play competitive junior tennis.  Sidney is an attorney with Mitchell Ramseur, LLC in Greenville, SC.    

South Area
Jackie Reynecke

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Jackie Reynecke spends nearly all of her time with tennis. She works independently with local clubs and charitable organizations throughout Beaufort County to assist in fundraising efforts and hosting tennis events, as well as destination groups traveling to the county looking for clubs to host events. Jackie is the President of the Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island.  She also serves as the local league coordinator for the Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island.

 

Southeast Area
Rob Eppelsheimer

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As the LTP-Daniel Island Director, Rob Eppelsheimer, runs the day-to-day tennis operation for one of the finest tennis facilities in the southeast. His responsibilities include management of all aspects of the facility as it relates to tennis including retail sales in the pro shop, site maintenance, membership management and staffing.
A College of Charleston graduate, Rob earned a degree in Business Finance and while attending the college and he competed on their tennis team as a scholarship player. Over the last twenty two years he has established himself in the tennis community as a true professional. Rob is a USPTA Certified Teaching Professional.

West Area
Don Moody

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Donald Moody is a certified USPTA Elite Professional, USPTR Professional, Tennis Performance Trainer (TPT), and Certified Tennis Performance Specialist (CTPS) via the International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA). Don has served the tennis community in various capacities to include Director of Grass Root Programs for MACH Academy Inc., City of Aiken Parks and Recreation Commissioner and serves on the Aiken Area Community Tennis Association Board of Directors (BOD) as well as the MACH Academy Inc BOD.
Don’s previous tennis experiences also include: Head Tennis Professional at Woodside Country Club and Houndslake CC. He also served as an assistant coach at South Aiken and Silver Bluff high schools. During his tenure as assistant coach for the South Aiken Boys Tennis Program, the team earned two state championships. 

 

  Presidential Appointees

Kevin Light

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Kevin Light is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Palmetto Brick Company.  He has and continues to serve as an officer and board member of several charitable organizations.  He started playing tennis 15 years ago as a result of his wife and children being involved in tennis.  He currently serves as the President of the Florence Tennis Association and is intimately involved in growing tennis in the Florence and surrounding areas.  He is the current chair of the Investment Management committee of the USTA SC and serves as a member of the Budget and Audit, By-Laws and Policies, and Adult Competition committees.  He is also a Trustee for the South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation.  

Jerry Odom

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Jerry has been active in tennis play in the Midlands of South Carolina for several years. He has played men’s doubles, mixed doubles and combo as well as serving as Chair of both the CTL Facilities Committee and Grievance Committee. He has developed a “court reporter” system where players who regularly play at CTL facilities report problems to him and he coordinates with facilities personnel to correct those problems. Jerry also has an intense interest in health care, serving as Chair of the Boards of Richland Memorial Hospital and Palmetto Health as well as being a founding member of the Board of Prisma Health. Jerry was a long-time faculty member at the University of South Carolina (UofSC), serving as Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, Executive VP for Academics and Provost and Executive Director of University Foundations. He received university-wide awards in teaching, research and service. He also received an honorary Doctorate of Science degree from UofSC in 2014. Jerry has served on a number of local, state and national boards. Jerry holds a BS from UNC-CH and a PhD from Indiana University, both in chemistry.  

Tom Ruth

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Tom Ruth is the Director of Tennis at Moss Creek Owners Association.  A graduate of Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, IN, he earned all GLVC honors as a member of the tennis team. Tom is certified by the PTR with a Master of Tennis in Adult Development and is part of the Coach Developer Team facilitating PTR education.  He is a member of the USPTA, is certified as an Elite Professional and serves as the Secretary/Treasurer on the USPTA SC Board.  In the past he has served as a state coach for South Carolina in various roles including EDC Camps, Southern Tournaments and CTC’s.  Prior to Moss Creek, Tom was at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, SC serving as Youth Tennis Professional and Tournament Director.  Tom serves as the Associate Director of the Pro League of Hilton Head Island.  He is married to another teaching professional, Katie Ruth - he is the second-best teaching professional in his immediate family.  Tom and Katie reside in Bluffton, SC with their daughter Charlotte.

  Legal Council

Bob Masella

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Columbia attorney Robert M.P. Masella was appointed as legal counsel for USTA SC upon Cam Littlejohn’s assent to the position of Executive Vice President for the District of South Carolina. Masella graduated from Winthrop College in 1985. While attending Winthrop he was honored as a member of the 1982 All-American soccer team and was an inductee to the 2015 Winthrop Athletic Hall of Fame. After his graduation from Winthrop Masella became one of the top producers nationwide for a Fortune 100 Company. In 1992 he attended the University of South Carolina School of Law and graduated in 1995. He served as the Honorable Kaye G. Hearn’s law clerk prior to joining the 5th Circuit Solicitor’s office. In 1998 he founded the Masella Law Firm, P.A. which is a state wide practice focusing on family law, personal injury, workers' compensation and criminal law. Masella also served as a Judge for the City of Columbia Municipal Court between 2000 and 2004. Masella is also an avid USTA Local League 3.0 player. Among other accolades he was U.S. Open Doubles Champion 1989, 1999 and 2001; named USTA National Captain of the Month, and named the 2010 USTA Southern Section Wheelchair Player of the Year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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