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Woodstock Inn & Resort names new tennis director

WOODSTOCK— Gary S. Thulander, president and general manager of the Woodstock Inn & Resort, has announced the appointment of Andrew Porter as director of tennis at the Woodstock Athletic Club.

As director of tennis, Porter will cultivate the tennis programming at the resort by further developing instruction, clinics, tournaments and social programs, ushering in a new era of tennis excellence.

“Andrew brings an array of coaching experience to the Woodstock Inn & Resort,” said Thulander. “We are thrilled to have a professional with his expertise and background join the Woodstock Athletic Club, and are confident that he will meet and exceed the expectations of our members and guests.”

For more than 10 years Porter has coached junior ranked players and directed elite adult tennis programs across the country. Porter trained extensively under famed tennis coach Nick Bollettieri at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Most recently, Porter served as the assistant coach for the men’s tennis team at Dartmouth.

Off the court, Porter is a Harvard University graduate currently pursuing an executive master’s in business administration at Babson College, Olin School of Business.

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