Congratulations, Charly - USTA Adult Male Player of the Year
We're thrilled to announce that Wild Dunes Resort's Director of Tennis, Charly Rasheed, has been named South Carolina's 2011 Adult Male Player of the Year by the USTA!
Charly is a South Carolina native, growing up in Greer in a family of tennis players. In 1993, Charly won the boys 18s USTA Southerns Doubles and Singles Championship. He finished that same year #5 in the country in doubles. Charly went on to play at Clemson from 1993-1995 and Ole Miss from 1995-1997 when they received a national ranking of #2 in the country. In 2003, Charly was a member of the Southern Section 5.5 team that won Nationals in Las Vegas, Nevada and has been a member of the Southern Section Open team ever since. In 2004, Charly won the USTA's South Carolina Tennis Professional of the Year. Charly became Director of Tennis at Wild Dunes Resort in 2005 and pushlished his first book Brain Alignment the Art of Focus in Tennis in 2010. In both 2010 and 2011, Charly was a member of the South Carolina Senior Cup 35s Team and both years went undefeated in singles, helping the team win both titles in the respected age group.
Charly is married to Kristie Rasheed and has two sons Ian (8) and Isaac (5) who both love playing tennis at Wild Dunes Resort (pictured below on the courts).