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Greenville JTT changes Local League Coordinator

After two years, Crimora Carter, the Local League Coordinator of Greenville Junior Team Tennis, has stepped down. Robyn Yarborough has been named in her place.

Carter has served the Greenville tennis community, especially it’s young members, for several years.

She first became involved as a GJTT team captain. She was then appointed the 10 and Under flight coordinator, where she helped implement a 60’ court playing procedure and developed the 10 and Under captain’s training.

After that, Carter became the Kroc Tennis Center JTT coordinator, overseeing more than 100 JTT players and families. She then took on the role of GJTT Schools Coordinator; she managed schools involved in the local JTT program, along with high school off-season leagues

 She took the GJTT Local League Coordinator role in Spring of 2015, and oversaw spring, fall and summer GJTT programming. 

In her two years as LLC, she helped redesign of website and improved marketing strategies, solidified the program partnerships with local clubs, recreational centers and schools, and positioned them for growth.

Lastly, Carter directed the growing GJTT schools program and its local coordinator, and she contributed to the National JNTRP pilot program initiative, of which GJTT was the first to implement.

Carter plans to move back into her former project management career, but will continue to impact the Greenville tennis community. She will serve on the GGYTA Board of Directors and oversee the transition and training of our new LLC.

Yarborough became the new LLC of GJTT starting May 1, 2017. 

An accountant by trade, she brings extensive organizational, managerial and non-profit experience. She wants to see young people succeed; she has served in various leadership positions over the past 10 years at Junior Achievement of the Upstate SC, a Greenville-based nonprofit that helps youth succeed in areas of literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. She has lived in the Upstate for several years.

She shares a passion of tennis with her two sons who play JTT locally, and she desires to see JTT grow to continue to be a part of her kids’ life.