Ocean City Tennis Center Professional Staff

Rod Dulany, Director of Tennis
Rod will be returning as Director of Tennis for the 2018 season. During his tennis career he has held many position in the Tennis Industry. From 2008 -2014 he served as Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association/Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA ). Rod has achieved the status of Master Professional in the USPTA. He was named the National Professional of the Year and served as National President of the USPTA. Additionally, he has been inducted into both the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Hall of Fame and USPTA/Mid-Atlantic Tennis Hall of Fame. Among other professional achievements, Rod has served on more than a dozen national tennis association committees and is a sought after instructor, coach and speaker, both nationally and internationally.

Marie Richardson, Women’s Tennis League Coordinator
Marie Richardson returns for her 15th season as coordinator of the ladies’ program, special events and holiday mixers. Through Marie’s efforts the women’s tennis program has grown to over 220 women and includes year round and summer residents plus others who return to the OC Tennis Center every year when vacationing at the beach. Marie enjoys organizing holiday and special events and continues to add to that calendar.

Bruzz Truitt, Head Tennis Professional

Bruzz is a Salisbury, MD native, who was introduced to the sport of tennis when his hometown hosted the U.S. National Indoors in the Sixties and Seventies.  Players who participated in the event included Rod Laver, Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors, Ille Nastase, etc.  Salisbury was known as Tennis Town USA each February during those years. As a result, Bruzz became a tennis player in high school…playing for James M. Bennett High School, and continued his career collegiately for four years at his alma mater – Western Maryland College. Bruzz is the coach for the 2017 Bayside Champion James M. Bennett High Schools boys’ team. 2018 will be Bruzz’s fourth season as a member of the staff at the Ocean City Tennis Center, where he has conducted tennis programs, junior clinics as well as individual lessons.  He also serves as the tournament director for the boys and girls high school tennis tournaments held annually at the OC Tennis Center. Still an avid player, Bruzz continues to compete in the Mid-Atlantic Region’s tennis tournaments.

Ryan Moed, Assistant Tennis Professional

Ryan returns for his third summer as an assistant tennis professional at the Ocean City Tennis Center. In 2018 Ryan graduated from the Professional Tennis Management program at Ferris State University. Ryan was born and raised in Coral Springs, FL where he attended J.P.Taravella High School. While at JPT, he reached the regional semi-finals for the #2 singles position as well as #1 doubles. Ryan is PTR certified in junior, adult, and cardio tennis. Ryan’s favorite thing about tennis is that as a tennis professional he gets to pass his love of the game to others.

Bill

Bill Yanuk

Assistant Tennis Professional

Vernon Mummert

Assistant Tennis Professional

Nicole Shennett

Junior Coordinator

Kiran Pant

Junior Coordinator