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.
HENRI PICHAL, Chairman
Henri moved back to his native Tampa, Florida after graduating from the University of Texas. He works locally as an HR Director for a government defense contractor. When not on the court, Henri enjoys hitting the beach or dining out.
JOEY WILSON, Treasurer
Joey relocated to Tampa in 2017 for work from Nashville, TN. He joined ATB in 2018 when he first started to play tennis. This is his second term as Treasurer. When not playing tennis Joey is involved with Bowling (Friday Night Playmates), Softball (Suncoast Softball League), Kickball and Volleyball organizations in the Tampa Bay area. AKA Sporty Spice.
TO BE ANNOUNCED, Women's Director
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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 fourth year member of ATB and serving his second 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.
AARON BARBER, Social Membership Director
Aaron joined ATB in 2019, after relocating to Tampa from his hometown of Buffalo NY. He started playing tennis in 2018, and enjoys following both pro tours. Off the court, Aaron enjoys just about any outdoor activity, cooking, and travel.
TO BE ANNOUNCED, Competitive Director
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