Advantage Tampa Bay's Board of Directors meets once a month to direct the league's administration, events and programs. Board members are elected every February and serve one-year terms. Any currently-registered member who is interested in serving a term is encouraged to apply during the nomination period starting January 1st of each year.
CHRIS GOLDSMITH, Chairperson
A native of Lakeland, Chris has lived in Atlanta, Ft Lauderdale, Miami, San Francisco, and Seattle, but now makes his home in the Palma Ceia neighborhood of South Tampa. He holds licensures in General Contracting and Real Estate Sales. He hopes to one day have attended all four Grand Slam tennis championships.
DANIEL CRIBB, Treasurer
Daniel hails from Lakeland and is a graduate of the University of Florida. He is an educator with Hillsborough County Public Schools and an adjunct professor at the University of Tampa. When he's not on the tennis court, you can find him at the happiest place on earth: Disney World!
DIANA ZARREKE, Women's Director
JOE GILBERT, Tournament Director
A Nashville native, Joe lived in Atlanta for 8 years before moving to Florida in 2006 for his work with Morgan Stanley. He lives in Seminole Heights with his partner, fellow ATB member Christopher Hethcox, and 2 dogs, Jess and Cooper. Joe was a high school and college basketball official and is an avid softball player.
MARK AKCHIN, Secretary/Scribe
Mark is a transplant from Baton Rouge. He has been a Realtor for nearly 15 years, but also has a background in Education and Human Resources. In addition to tennis--which he has played off and on since he was 8 years old--he enjoys theater, music, most sports, and, most of all, making people laugh.
NEAL MOBLEY, Team Tennis Director
A member of the league since 2006, Neal has served on the ATB Board since 2007. He grew up in Atlanta and Winston-Salem, and enjoys biking, hiking, birding, painting (not well), and book clubs (when he gets to pick the books). Neal and his husband, Xavier, live in Seminole Heights.
JONATHAN SOOTS, Membership Director
Originally from Lenoir, North Carolina, Jonathan began playing tennis at the age of ten. In college he trained with former women's tour player Kay McDaniel. He works fulltime at United HealthCare and part-time as a church youth coordinator. He enjoys the outdoors, entertainment, travel, and food and wine.
HENRI PICHAL, FLEX League/Ladder Director
Henri moved back to his native Tampa, Florida after graduating from the University of Texas. He works locally as an HR Manager for a government defense contractor. When not on the court, Henri enjoys hitting the beach and dining out.
JAN MOENNIG, Social Director
Originally from the Midwest, Jan is a Doctor of Optometry whose interests include boating, jogging, fishing and working out at the gym. Her philanthropic work involves treating eye disease and providing low-income children access to eyeglasses.