No black soled marking shoes.
The Greenville Country Club Tennis
Facility is operated year round in a beautiful, scenic, and safe
environment. The tennis facility
operates under the management of the Tennis Director, Jamie Bell,
the Tennis Committee, and the Greenville Country Club Board of
It serves members and guests with 9
lighted courts and a pro shop. We also reciprocate with many
other country clubs around the state and south. As a member
of The United States Tennis Association the Greenville Country
Club participates in the Spring Adult League, the Summer Mixed
League, the Fall Combo League, and the Delta Tri-Level League. We also host a number of
non-sanctioned tennis tournaments throughout the year. Some
of these include annual tournaments such as, Ladies day
tournaments, Delta Cotton Belles Tournament, the Taco Bowl and the State/Ole Miss Benefit Classic,
which is the largest tournament in the Delta. The Ole Miss/
State won the Charity Event of the year(2007) for the Mississippi
Tennis Association and the Southern Tennis Association (includes 9
southern states, excluding Florida).
We also host numerous successful
annual tennis events such as the Ladies Day Icebreaker Tournament,
the Washington School Ladies
Day Benefit, the Taco Bowl, and much
We also have an extremely active
junior tennis program. The summer tennis program is second to none
in the Delta and operates from the end of May through August.
As many as 150 children participate in this program. There
is a group for all children of all ages and skills.
The Greenville Country Club is the
home of the A to Z Beginner Ladies program. This long
existing program has started hundreds of beginner ladies playing
tennis. This very successful program starts a new group of
beginner ladies each May.
The Greenville Country Club Tennis
Facility is also the home of The Washington School Generals Tennis
Team. Home matches are played at The Country Club during the
months of March and April.
Jamie Bell, Director of Tennis, is
certified by the United States Tennis Registry and The United
States Professional Tennis Association and is a member of
the USTA, USPTA, MTA, STA & USRSA.
He began his teaching career as an
assistant pro at CHTC, moved to John Newcombe’s Tennis Ranch in
1979 where he was a Co-Owner of Team International, and
Co-Director of The Competitive Edge International Tennis Academy.
He moved back to the Delta in 1990 to become the Tennis
Director/Manager of CHTC.
Jamie has served on numerous
committees within the Mississippi and Southern Tennis
Associations. He currently serve on the Board of Directors
for the Delta Community Association.
Jamie has served as President of the Mississippi Chapter of The
United States Professional Tennis Association for two years and
The Mississippi Professional Tennis Association for two years.
He also has served on the MTA Board and the Southern USPTA Board.
Jamie, currently in his 33rd year
in the tennis business, enjoys coaching players from 4 years old
and up. He has devoted his life to teaching beginners,
intermediate, and advanced players. He also has enjoyed
coaching The Washington School Tennis Team for the past 22 years
and lead this team to numerous girls and boys north, state, and
over-all state championship titles.
Jamie has won many honors and
awards. He was the Mississippi Tennis Association Pro of the
Year in 1993 & 1999. He was The USPTA Mississippi
Chapter Pro of the Year in 1994. He was awarded the MTA
Media Award in 1997 and the MTA & STA Education Merit Award in
1991. His latest award includes the 2012 Mississippi
Association of Independent Schools "Tennis Coach of the
Jamie, a firm believer in teaching
proper stroke technique and strategy, gives private, group, and
team lessons and drills year round. His drills and lessons
are informative, a great workout, and fun.
He also enjoys writing tennis tips for The Delta Democrat Times newspaper,
Life in the Delta Magazine and the Leland Progress.
Jamie and his wife Marla, own and
operate the tennis shop at the Country Club under the name, Tennis
Unlimited. Here you can find an assortment of ladies’ and
men’s tennis apparel, Prince Racquets, accessories, men’s,
women’s, and children’s tennis shoes, tennis equipment, and tennis bags. Jamie offers year round stringing
and racquet repair services. He has expert technical
knowledge of racquets and string performance and has been
stringing racquets over 35 years.
Country Club Tennis
1. Soft non-marking shoes
must be worn at all times. All Males must wear shirts and no swimming
suits can be worn at any time.
2. Any willful damage to the courts, nets, screens,
fences and any other equipment, shall
be paid for by the Club members responsible.
3. No chewing gum allowed on tennis courts.
4. Proper tennis etiquette is expected at all times.
5. No bikes, roller blades or skate boards are allowed
6. Players must remove their trash from the court and return
water pitchers after play.