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Geoff Norton- Executive Director
Geoff is in charge of all aspects of USTA Mississippi. He works closely with the Board of Directors and Committee Chairmen. He oversees the day to day operations of the office and supervises a staff of seven.




Reveland WheatReveland Wheat - Administrative Assistant
Reveland serves as the primary phone and visitor receptionist and office manager. She assists all of the staff in administrative duties. She responds to requests for information and directs calls to the appropriate staff member.




Russell DendyRussell Dendy - Director, Community Development & Junior Team Tennis
Russell is repsonsible for all aspects of Community Development and USTA, STA, and MTA grants. He is also State coordinator for Junior Team Tennis, which includes leagues for 8 & U, 10 & U, 12,14, 16, & 18 & U and the summer and fall state championships.




Lindsey SartainLindsey Bullard - Director, Adult League
Lindsey handles all aspects of Adult Leagues in Mississippi, including 18 & over, 40 & over, 55 & over, 65 & over, Mixed Doubles, Tri-Level, Combo and singles leagues and Championships.




Kent ShultzKent Shultz - Director, Player Development
Kent oversees Adult and Junior Competition, including tournaments, Tournament Directors, Officials, players, coaches and parents. He also is the contact for USTA Schools and Tennis on Campus.




Jean Seale - League Assistant
Jean is the Adult League assistant. She handles administrative duties for all league affairs and championship events, as well as production of flyers and promotions for Local League Coordinators across the state.




Sean Merchant - Marketing & Media Director
Sean is the Marketing & Social Media Director. He is responsible for marketing, sponosorship, advertising and the promotion of tennis programs in Missississippi.  He oversees USTA MS Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. He is also responsible for content on the web site.




Angie DeLeon - Director, Schools and 10 and Under Tennis
Angie is the Target Market Coordinator for 10 & U leagues in the Tri-County area.





Emillia Viljoen - Tennis Service Representative - MS
TSR is the MS Tennis Service Representative.  This position is charged with the promotion and development of tennis in Mississipp by working with CTA's, Parks & Recreation Departments, Tennis Clubs and facilities, coaches and tennis pros.  This position is a valuable resource for the community as well as USTA MS.


Physical Location:  3311 N. State St.  Jackson, MS 39216
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 5388, Jackson, MS  39296
Phone:  (601) 981-4421
Toll Free:  1-800-349-1683
Fax:  (601) 981-4517


Adult Programs

Tennis Foundation

We have many deserving players, coaches and pros who are eligible for the Mississippi Tennis Hall of Fame.