Wexford head tennis professional Mike Pollard was recently named Professional Tennis Registry Member of the Year for South Carolina. This award is presented to a PTR member who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR. Pollard coaches more than 25 adult USTA teams annually, as well as both men’s and women’s interclub teams. He also coaches multiple adult players who compete in both the singles and doubles Ultimate Tennis Leagues, as well as multiple Junior Tennis teams during the year.
Pollard is co-tournament director for one Junior USTA tournament and one USTA adult tournament each year. He also participates in many local exhibitions and is a member of the Hilton Head Pro League, which in 2016 raised $2,700 for the PTR Wheelchair Championships. During his three-year tenure as head professional at Wexford, the tennis facility has won multiple prestigious awards including 2014 USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year, 2016 Island Packet Tennis Facility of the Year, and the 2016 USTA Southern Member Facility of the year.