Tennis Pro Bios

PatPAT PERRY  Director of Tennis
Pat is a PTR certified Tennis Professional and has been involved in the tennis industry for over 30 years. She has played ALTA and USTA league tennis for many years and competed in USTA adult singles tournaments throughout the state of Georgia. While teaching and coaching tennis, Pat managed retail stores and the Pro Shop division for Pro Appeal, a tennis specialty retail firm in the Atlanta area. She has worked at the Polo Fields and Towne Lake Hills instructing tennis, managing programs, events, and their Pro Shops. Pat has been at BridgeMill Athletic Club since it opened in 1999.

TimTIM HYNES  Head Tennis Professional
Tim is originally from Boston and moved to Marietta, GA when he was 9. He played junior tournament tennis through high school. After college, Tim went to Peter Burwash International in Canada and trained to be a Professional Tennis Coach. Tim is USPTA certified and has been teaching tennis for 25 years. Tim has been the Head Professional at Olde Towne in Duluth, Towne Lake Hills and Brookstone Country Club. He has been at BridgeMill for about 9 years. Tim keeps current on teaching the modern game by reading, research and attending professional workshops. He continues to play tennis on BridgeMill AA teams and tournaments when he can squeeze them in. Tim is involved in all aspects of tennis instruction at BridgeMill for both adults and juniors.

DaveDAVE BRACKETT  Tennis Professional
Dave grew up in Cumberland, Rhode Island. He attended Roger Williams College where he played and received honors in both tennis and ice hockey. Dave has held number one rankings in both New England and Georgia in singles and doubles. He moved to Atlanta in 1987 and began working at Country Club of the South. Later he became the Tennis Director at Brookfield Country Club and then Hamilton Mill. Dave is a USPTA certified Tennis Professional and is involved in all aspects of tennis instruction at BridgeMill for both adults and juniors.

JenniferJENNIFER POUCHIER  Tennis Professional
Jennifer grew up in Dalton, Georgia. As a junior she was ranked number 2 in the 18’s. She was undefeated in High School tennis finishing all 4 years at 47 & 0. She played college tennis at Middle Tennessee State University at 1 & 2 singles and doubles. She was named to the all conference team for 3 years. She also earned her Masters in Exercise Science at MTSU. Jennifer is a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional. She is the head of the Excel Junior Academy at BridgeMill. She is also the Head Tennis Coach at Reinhardt University for both the Men’s and Women’s teams. Jennifer is available for both adult and junior instruction.