ADVANTAGE TAMPA BAY TENNIS, INC., is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Florida corporation which promotes recreational tennis both in the Tampa Bay Area and through the GLTA (Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance) of which we are a member league. We are a gay-friendly league and welcome all levels of players from beginner to open. Facilities that commonly host our events include the Sandra Freedman Tennis Complex, Tampa Tennis Center at Hillsborough Community College, Harbour Island Athletic Club, Julian B. Lane Riverfront and MacFarlane Parks in Tampa, and Puryear Park in St Petersburg.
Board of Directors
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.
NEAL MOBLEY, Chairperson
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.
JOEY WILSON, Treasurer
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JON COOLEY, Competitive Co-Director
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HENRI PICHAL, Competitive Co-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.
DIANA ZARREKE, Women's Director
A physical therapist and mother of two young men, Diana was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is a long-time ATB member and has served several terms as the league's Women's Director. She enjoys anything outdoors, including boating, fishing, gardening, and most of all, tennis!
DANIEL CRIBB, Tournament Director
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. Daniel has served on the ATB Board since 2012 and has served as the Tournament Director from 2012-2014 and 2017-present.
GREG BARKER, Communications Director
Greg is a third year member of ATB and serving his first year on the ATB Board. He grew up in the Tampa area but has spent most of his adult life in Colorado. When not playing tennis, Greg enjoys theater, theme parks and traveling.
TOM QUICKSELL, Social Membership Director
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