George Cobia Hired as New Head Tennis Professional at Hidden Dunes

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George Cobia joins the staff with a wealth of experience and knowledge to continue the tradition of excellence at Hidden Dunes. Teaming up with new Director of Tennis Renee Broxson, he already has big plans in store for the center.

George Cobia of Hidden Dunes

New Head Tennis Pro - George Cobia

I think that we have a wonderful opportunity to make Hidden Dunes a number one tennis destination.

Hidden Dunes Beach and Tennis Resort is proud to announce George Cobia as their new head tennis professional.

Cobia joins the staff with a wealth of experience and knowledge to continue the tradition of excellence at Hidden Dunes. Teaming up with new Director of Tennis Renee Broxson, he already has big plans in store for the center.

“I am looking forward to working with the team at Hidden Dunes and am excited about implementing some new programs such as the "Stay and Play" packages, kids’ camps and weekly team formats,” Cobia said.

Before joining Hidden Dunes Tennis Center, Cobia served as director of tennis at Pensacola Athletic Center, Shoreline Tennis in Gulf Breeze and Roger Scott Tennis Center in Pensacola. He was also the assistant coach of the University of West Florida women's tennis team when the team was celebrated in the national top ten. Cobia played tennis for Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia.

At Hidden Dunes, Cobia will be responsible for designing and implementing instructional clinics and lessons to “make sure the players and families that visit Hidden Dunes Beach and Tennis Resort go home with an improved game and an appetite to return.”

With many years of experience, Cobia knows the importance of keeping his tennis students engaged. He is excited about the recently filmed “One Minute Tennis Tips,” which will keep students informed and learning through the Hidden Dunes website.

“I think that we have a wonderful opportunity to make Hidden Dunes a number one tennis destination,” Cobia says. “It is very exciting to be a part of a program that is based on excellence and still growing.”

George Cobia has a bachelor’s degree in health, leisure and exercise science from the University of West Florida and has been a Level 1 United States Tennis Professional for 25 years.

He and his wife, Tracie, live in Grayton Beach, Fla.

About Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc.
Newman-Dailey Resort Properties is a full-service real estate sales, property management and vacation rental company, which has been in business on the Emerald Coast for 26 years. Jeanne Dailey co-founded Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc. in Destin, Florida, in 1985 and became sole owner of the growing company in 1988. Newman-Dailey’s main office is located in Fountain Plaza off U.S. Highway 98 in Destin. For more sales or rental information, call 850.837.1071, or visit online at DestinSales.com or DestinVacation.com.

About Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort
Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort, rental management by Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Inc., is situated within 27 acres of pristine Gulf-front property on the beaches of Walton County in Destin, Florida. Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, co-founded in 1985 by Jeanne Dailey, specializes in real estate services and vacation rental properties. Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort is a gated and private beach resort that includes condominiums, Carolina-style cottages, and lakeside and poolside villas. It features winding nature trails, beautiful swimming pools, tennis courts, and more private beachfront per unit than any other resort found along the Emerald Coast. This resort offers seasonal beach service and a dune walkover, six championship Rubico tennis courts, a tennis facility with USPTA professionally trained staff, three hot tubs, a lighted basketball court, on-site real estate sales, complimentary seasonal tram service, and 24-hour security. For reservations, please call 800.225.7652, or visit HiddenDunesDestin.com.

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