Staff

Rome Tennis Center: 706.236.4490


Colt GastonCOLT GASTON
General Manager
Colt is from Rome, Georgia.  He played tennis at Rome High School before playing collegiately at Louisiana State University where he was an All-American and SEC-Indoor Doubles Champion for the Tigers.  After graduating from LSU, Colt went on to play professionally where we ranked among the top 500 ATP.   Colt has been working with juniors for over 15 years and has an expertise in player development.  He has worked with 2 top 100 players ATP/WTA and helped over 30 kids obtain college scholarships.  Colt is joining us from the University of Missouri where he was the Head Women’s Tennis Coach for the past 4 years and also helped the Tigers obtain their highest ranking in program history.  Colt also helped oversee the Mizzou Tennis Complex that has over 400 members.


TEG LOZANO
Director of Tennis

Teg, from Pecos, TX, is coming to Rome from the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, CA where he was the Director of Racquets. Teg brought strong growth to tennis and pickleball during his time at Castlewood and also featured as one of Cliff Drysdale Management’s touring professionals delivering signature events all across the country. Teg enjoys riding his bike, longboarding, kayaking, and going to the beach.


KYNDRA GILLEY
Tournament & Event Coordinator

Kyndra was born in Westville, OH before moving to Central Texas at age 10. Kyndra received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Baylor University and her Master’s in Recreation & Leisure from Texas State University. Before moving to Rome, Kyndra worked as the Staff Accountant for Cliff Drysdale Management at the Headquarters Office. She loves watching sports, event planning, going to the gym, and all things Disney.


RICHARD HILL
Front Desk Manager, Teaching Assistant, Private Instructor

Richard is from Starkville, MS where he played high school varsity tennis from 8th grade through his senior year. He lettered all four years and was a state finalist at Starkville High School before attending Mississippi State University. Richard graduated with a Bachelor’s in Broadcast Journalism before moving to Rome to work in the tennis industry. He enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with his friends and family.

 


MAC LATIMER
Teaching Pro, Private Instructor, Head Stringer

Mac is from Duncan, South Carolina where he attended James F. Byrnes High School where he was a 5 time varsity letterman.  Mac played tennis for Berry College and Shorter College during his time in college.  He has been working at the tennis center since 2019 and helped run programs with juniors and adults.  Mac has a great energy and passion on court and has experience at every level.

 


CALEB MCCURRY
Teaching Assistant, Private Instructor

Caleb is born and raised in Rome, GA where he played varsity tennis at Rome High School. After graduation, Caleb committed to Young Harris College where he plays on their men’s tennis team. He just finished his freshman year and is excited to help Rome youth develop on the court.

 

 


LEANNE MANN
Teaching Assistant, Private Instructor

 


TORI CALVERT
Teaching A
ssistant, Front Desk Attendant

Tori is from Rome, GA and has been playing tennis for 6 years. Tori trains at the Rome Tennis Center and plays varsity for Model High School. Tori started at RTC as staff last year and is looking forward to helping run camps and classes for young players. Tori enjoys baking, traveling, and being involved with her church youth group.

 

 


JAMES WILLINGHAM
Teaching Assitant, Front Desk Attendant

James is from Trion, GA and has been playing varsity tennis for his high school for 4 years. James enjoys wrestling, outdoor activities, and spending time with his loved ones.

 

 

 


 

CLUBHOUSE STAFF

 

 

CHLOE MCCORD

Front Desk Attendant

 

 


LENIN ECHANIQUE
Stringer & Front Desk Attendant

 

 

 

TAMEKA HAMILTON
Front Desk Attendant

 

 

ann hortman

ANN HORTMAN
Tournament Director
Phone:
706.295.5576