Western Tidewater Tennis Association - About the Western Tidewater Tennis Association

About WTTA

WTTA Board of Directors:

  • President: Sheryl Raulston (757-653-1359)
  • Vice President: Jack Schwolow
  • Treasurer: Donna Barksdale (CPA)
  • Secretary: Deb Ward
  • Tennis Programming Manager: Ken Cussick (USPTA Certified Tennis Pro) 757-238-6678
  • At-Large Representative: Crystal Butler
  • At-Large Representative: Tim Kelley
  • At-Large Representative: Alex Hodges
  • At-Large Representative: Mike Lancaster

USPTA Certified Tennis Pro

Ken Cussick, Jr

USPTA Certified Tennis Professional Ken Cussick, Jr. enjoys giving back to the local community that gave so much to him while growing up. Ken has more than 25 years of tennis teaching experience that includes being the head pro for several clubs in the area, including Cavalier Golf and Country Club (Virginia Beach) and Cedar Point Country Club (Suffolk).

Ken graduated from Windsor High School and earned his BS in Sports Management from ODU. He has been certified by the USPTA for 25 years. Ken is personable and ready to work with adults and children who have an interest in learning tennis.


  • Tennis Professional & Local League Coordinator—Western Tidewater Tennis Association, Franklin, Virginia
  • Director of Tennis—Cavalier Golf & Country Club, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Associate Professional—Owl Creek Tennis Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Director of Tennis—Cedar Point Country Club, Suffolk, Virginia
  • Associate Professional—Old Black Point, Niantic, Connecticut