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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

Director of Tennis Instruction

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.

Patrick Walker

Head Tennis Professional

Patrick Walker, formerly from Huntington, West Virginia, was a former playing professional and has been a Head Tennis Professional for the past 17 years, most recently at the South Carolina Yacht Club on Hilton Head Island. As a player, Patrick was a top junior player and subsequently traveled extensively to play the ITF/ATP futures professional tour in 2004-2005.

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.

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.

Pat Child

Pat Child is a Certified Professional by Professional Tennis Registry with over 40 years of teaching experience. He is nationally ranked #7 in the U.S. in 50 & over doubles. Pat also played college tennis at West Georgia College (Carrollton, GA) and has coached multiple USTA teams to state and sectional championship titles.

Gregg Presuto

Gregg Presuto was a Certified National Tester for Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and previously recognized as PTR's NJ "Pro of the Year" in New York City by former Mayor David Dinkins. He was awarded "Clinician of the Year" in 1999 by PTR and worked alongside legendary teaching professional Dennis Van Der Meer who described Gregg as "one of the best tennis teachers of young children anywhere".

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.