Tennis Professional
Jim Klousia, USPTR
Jim Klousia has been teaching tennis for over 35 years. He has taught the member players of Hickory Hills Country Club for 27 of those years, richly enhancing and expanding their youth, men’s and women’s programs. He began his coaching career at Missouri State University in 1978, and retired as the third longest tenured coach in the school’s history. He has played and won numerous USTA Missouri Valley tennis tournaments, Missouri Valley Sectional Championships and National Public Parks Championships. Hickory and its members are proud to claim Jim as their Tennis Pro.
Director of Fitness & Wellness
Paul Putt, M.S., A.T., C., C.S.C.S.
Paul is a national board Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association and licensed by the State of Missouri. He received his undergraduate degree from Southwest Baptist University and went on to earn his Master’s of Science in Exercise Science degree from Central Missouri University. Paul has been an athletic trainer for over 25 years providing rehabilitative care to people and athletes of all ages. As a Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, he has been providing personal training and strength and conditioning programming for over 24 years.
Pool Manager
Wendy Shepard
Wendy has taught special-education at Central high school for the last 20 years. She has also coached the boys and girls swim team at Central and Logan Rogersville. This will be her fifth year as Hickory's pool manager.