PRC Pros

Woody Blount, Director of Tennis


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 is in charge of all instructional programming at PRC and is available for private and group lessons of all ages and levels.

 

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Tommy Arnette, Head Pro


Tommy Arnette grew up in Wisconsin, where he began his tennis career, and is relatively new to the Augusta area. Throughout high school, Tommy’s tennis accomplishments included 1st team All-State WIAA Division I honors, 3x WIAA Division I State qualifier, 3x 1st team All-Conference honors, and placing top 10 in the state of Wisconsin for both juniors 16s and 18s on the USTA circuit.

 

Following high school, Tommy competed for three years for the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Club Tennis team, organized by USTA Tennis on Campus. Tommy was Co-President of the UWM Club Tennis team for two years, during which time, UWM won National Leader of the Year from the USTA. Tommy obtained his degree from UWM and is currently a software engineer for Bank of America.

 

Tommy currently coaches the QuickStart, Play, Play+ and High Performance. He is also available for private and group lessons of all ages and levels.

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Tim Arnette, Assistant Pro


Tim Arnette grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and started playing tennis in 2005. He played in USTA junior tournaments around Manitowoc and Green Bay, until starting high school tennis, where he was a one-time state doubles qualifier and a two-time team state qualifier playing singles for Evans High. Tim is a senior studying accounting at Augusta University and is an intern at a local CPA firm.

 

Tim currently coaches the QuickStart, Play, Play+ and High Performance. He is also available for private and group lessons of all ages and levels.

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Allison Yang, Assistant Pro & Pool Manager


Allison Yang grew up in Wisconsin and began her tennis career here at PRC. She began in Tennis Apprentice in Fall 2020 and has continued to compete since. She currently captains a USTA 3.0 Women’s League, competes for the PRC CSRA team, and competes for another 3.5 USTA team. Allison received her degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and is currently completing her master’s degree focused on Translational Tissue Engineering through Johns Hopkins University.

 

Allison is currently assisting with QuickStart, Play, Play+ and Pee Wees, and manages the pool.

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Craig Jones, Owner


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.