JAMES NEIDERER, Club Manager
James joined The Boar's Head Executive Committee in May of 2007. He came to Charlottesville from San Francisco, where he worked as the General Manager of the esteemed San Francisco Tennis Club (SFTC). While there, Neiderer managed all club operations, human resources, and sales and marketing initiatives for the ClubCorp property. Prior to this experience, James served as the membership director for SFTC as well as the ClubCorp-owned Crow Canyon Country Club. Before joining ClubCorp, James served as the Marketing and Events Manager at Humewood Castle, a four-star resort and sporting estate in Co. Wicklow, Irleand. He also boasts an extensive marketing and public relations background thanks to his seven years of international account leadership experience in a variety of fields including hospitality, tourism and technology.
BRET GARRISON, Director of Membership and Operations
Bret joined the Boar's Head Sports Club in March 2006 as Assistant Operations Manager, was promoted to Operations Manager in February 2009, and in March 2010 took on the new role of Director of Membership and Operations. Bret graduated from Evangel University in Springfield, MO with a B.S. in Recreation Management and a minor in Physical Education. At Evangel he played on the varsity baseball team. After graduation he did a four month internship at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, MO, where he worked in the recreation department dealing mostly with Marina, Golf, and Waterpark Operations. He was then a Site Director for the City of Springfield Parks & Recreation Department. In this role he oversaw an after school program "C.L.I.C.K" that provided a safe learning and recreation environment for underprivileged youth. He held this role until joining the BHSC team in 2006.
RON MANILLA, Tournament Director & Teaching Professional
Ron is a PTR certified professional with 30 years coaching and teaching experience. Ron is a board member of the "Charlottesville Tennis Patrons", Director of the "Get Acquainted Tennis Club", and is on Head/ Penn advisory staff. "Ron has been a major force behind the growth of tennis in the Charlottesville area"-Dennis Van der Meer (World renowned tennis coach and founder and President of the PTR).
PHYLLIS ELLERMAN, Fitness Director
Phyllis is our Fitness Director and an Exercise Physiologist. She received her bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Maryland with a dual major in Marketing and Finance. Phyllis obtained her master's degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Virginia, with coursework in cardiac rehabilitation, adult fitness, athletic injuries, pharmacology, physiology, and metabolic adaptations to exercise. She has experience training all age groups and fitness levels from sports conditioning to seniors to neuromuscular disorders to post-rehab and cardiac rehab. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a certified aerobics instructor, as well as a STOTT PILATES* certified instructor.
ROB ELMORE, Recreation Manager
Rob is originally from Falls Church, Virginia and received his Recreation Management degree in 1998 from Southern Connecticut State University. A Persian Gulf War veteran, and has since worked as the Recreation Director for the town of Bethany, CT, the Recreation Manager for a group home in Baltimore, and as a Facility Manager for M-NCPPC in Silver Spring, MD. Rob enjoys hiking, camping, climbing and chocolate chip mint ice cream.
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