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The Tennis pros of Palmetto Dunes at your service

These are the professional instructors who will help you get the most out of your game, regardless of your skill level. No matter what skill you’re trying to improve, these consummate tennis pros will guide you with patience without ever forgetting tennis should be fun!

Eric Wammock

Head Tennis Professional

Eric Wammock, USPTA Elite Professional and PTR Professional, has been in the tennis industry for over 35 years. As a player, Wammock was a college All-American at Florida State College and later All-Conference at Virginia Commonwealth University, winning the conference doubles title over the 11th ranked team in the country.

Hank Iannuzzi

Formerly from Long Island, N.Y., Hank Iannuzzi did his undergraduate work at the University of Pittsburgh, then entered the Georgetown Dental University graduate school. He has been in the top 5 in South Carolina in both singles and doubles competition for the past twelve years. Hank has been teaching at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center for twelve years.

Keith Whitlow

Keith Whitlow is a PTR-certified teaching professional who attended Furman University. He was formerly ranked #1 in the Southern region in both singles and doubles and is currently ranked #1 in singles in South Carolina. Keith has 23 years of tennis teaching experience in Georgia and South Carolina. He has been teaching at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center for seven years.

Ike Kiro

Ike Kiro is the leader of our redesigned morning junior development program. Originally from Cape Town, Ike holds a rating of Professional from the Professional Tennis Registry, helped run the World Class junior development program at Van Der Meer and most recently coached at the University of Detroit, where he also earned his M.B.A.

MC Liberatore-Walker

MC Liberatore-Walker is USPTA certified. She was nationally ranked as a junior and a Prince All-American in high school. MC played Division 1 tennis at Virginia Tech and finished at Marshall University. She has taught tennis for 30 years in Charleston, WV, prior to joining the Palmetto Dunes Staff.

Mike Kernodle

Mike Kernodle played college tennis at UNC and played several years on the professional circuit. He was also the head men's and women's varsity tennis coach at Appalachian State University and is a USPTA Master Professional, USPTA Southern Division College Coach of the Year and Southern Division Professional of the Year.

Lessons and tennis clinics

The pros at Palmetto Dunes are here to take your game to the next level with a variety of camps, lessons and clinics for both adults and juniors. Our award-winning Tennis Center features weekly adult clinics throughout the year, as well as seasonal junior clinics.