Woody Blount is an Augusta native and started his playing career at PRC. Woody competed on the junior circuit at the state, regional and national level, and assisted at PRC with junior clinics throughout high school. During his college years at the University of Georgia, he continued to coach both juniors and adults in the Athens area. After finishing his degree at UGA, Woody went to Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, graduating summa cum laude and then worked as an attorney in Las Vegas, NV.
Woody will be in charge of all instructional programming at PRC and will be available for private and group lessons of all ages and levels.
Alexis Ellis grew up at PRC as a competitive junior player, and was a teaching assistant for junior clinics during high school and college. Alexis currently is our assistant shop manager and is involved in many aspects of the PRC operation. She teaches private and group lessons, and oversees our in-house play opportunities and Junior Team Tennis.
Craig and Gail Jones purchased the Petersburg Racquet Club from Otis Crowell in 1998. Until 2011, Craig was the Director of Operations at PRC, and then left for a full-time position with the United States Tennis Association as the Senior Director of education, training, and resources. His role with the USTA is to create, implement and grow professional development opportunities in the US for tennis professionals, instructors, and teachers.