DeFuniak Springs, FL
Tennis Courts at Clay St. & Plateau Ave.
79 Plateau Avenue
DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (ages 5-18)
Barb Whitman is the Principal/Lead Facilitator of EFFECTIV-ity ~ a specialized Training and Consulting company that focuses on Leadership and Employee Empowerment. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education/EHI and loves working with children. On the tennis court, Barb loves to focus on helping autistic children learn how to play tennis. She has a passion for teaching and loves seeing kids laugh and smile as they gain a new level of confidence with their improved eye/hand coordination and relationship-building skills. She understands the need to tailor the skill building session(s) to a child’s individual needs and seeks to create a fun environment where kids can focus and learn at the same time! She’s been a Guardian ad Litem for the past four (4) years and is an active Volunteer within the local Community.
Coach Eric brings an impressive tennis background having worked at several award-winning resorts, clubs, and hotels across the nation; he is a PTR Certified Professional with over two decades of coaching experience, currently head tennis coach at Freeport High School, FL. Eric was a steadfast volunteer with ACeing Autism in 2019, and is excited to share his level of passion/directorship within Walton County & the Defuniak Springs community! Most notably, he serves as a member of the United States Air Force Reserve at the 403rd Wing, Keesler AFB, MS.