News Release
31 January 2018
For Immediate Release

Craig Wells Named PTR South Carolina Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the 2018 PTR International Tennis Symposium.  The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis coaches, will be held February 13-16, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Craig Wells, of Six Mile, South Carolina, has been named PTR Member of the Year for the State.  This award is presented to a member who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR.   Wells, a PTR Professional since 2015, said, “I am thankful for the PTR’s ACE program that provided me an opportunity to give back to this great game of tennis.”
After retiring from 25 years active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Corps of Engineers, Wells currently focuses on 10 and Under Tennis programs at Spindle Tree Racquet Club in Seneca.  He also volunteers as the Assistant Coach for the Seneca High boy’s tennis team.   

Wells is on the board of directors for USTA SC and serves as the Northwest area director that covers seven counties from Greenwood to Oconee.  He is on USTA committees at the State and Southern levels.  He also is on the board and serves as their treasurer of the South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation.  It’s no wonder Wells was recently recognized as the Lucy Garvin USTA SC Volunteer of the year.

Wells holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, and a Master’s in Education from Clemson University.  (All three of his children are recent Clemson graduates.)  In addition, Wells holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources from Webster University.

PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 16,000 members in 125 countries.  It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization.  PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.



Contact:  Peggy Edwards • PO Box 4739, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 USA
843-785-7244 • fax 843-686-2033 • •