The Dinkshot Team
Stephen C. Dettor, Chairman
Stephen C. Dettor previously served as President of Dinkshot's parent company, 10-S Tennis Supply, since May of 2006. Stephen advises team leadership on strategy, business development and financial functions for Dinkshot Pickleball. In addition to his duties, Stephen also served as Chief Operating Officer of Fast-Dry Courts, Inc. from 2009 to 2013. Previously, Stephen served as Director, Financial Solution Sales for Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), a $400M publicly traded software company. In this role Stephen led a team of 25 Sales, Marketing and Operations professionals and a network of 100+ Value Added resellers from Blackbaud’s Charleston headquarters. Prior to joining Blackbaud, Stephen served as Business Development Associate for Foodtrader.com, a B2B Exchange focused on the food and agricultural industry. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Richard C. Buerkle, President
Richard Buerkle has been working with the Dinkshot companies since 2001. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company including product sourcing, purchasing, logistics, sales and customer service. Prior to joining Dinkshot, Richard served as a Project Manager for Tennis Technology, a tennis and pickleball court construction company based in Lake Worth, FL. Richard has over 20 years of experience in the racquet sports and construction industry. Richard is a certified PPR instructor and an accomplished player. Richard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, with a focus in Marketing, from Belmont Abbey College.
Adam Keelan, Vice President, Marketing
Adam joined Dinkshot and 10-S Tennis Supply in December of 2018. He is responsible for all marketing, analytics, and customer engagement strategies, including digital and print advertising, promotions and social media. Prior to joining Dinkshot and its sister companies, he worked with Zimmerman Advertising as a Digital Media Planner managing hyperlocal and national campaigns for brands such as Steak 'n Shake, La-Z-Boy, and Jamba Juice. Before joining Zimmerman, Adam managed his own business, AK Media, as a business consultant for local and small businesses for 8 years. Adam graduated with honors in 2012 from High Point University, with a degree in Digital Media.
Richard Sanzare, Controller
Rich Sanzare serves as Controller for the Dinkshot companies and their sister company, Fast-Dry Courts, Inc. Rich became Controller of 10-S Tennis Supply in May of 2006 when it was acquired by Fast-Dry Corporation. Rich joined Fast-Dry Corporation and Fast-Dry Courts, Inc. in August of 2004. Previously, Rich was the Controller for a flooring company and an interior design firm in Fort Lauderdale. Prior to that, Rich was the President and CEO of Miami Marketing, an export company, and also the owner/GM of Charts Records in Phoenix, AZ. Rich has over 25 years of experience in management, operations, and business accounting; retail, wholesale, service, and construction. Rich holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
Wendy Whaler, Director of Sales
Wendy Whaler joined the Dinkshot companies in March of 2014. Wendy is responsible for a wide range of customer facing initiatives, including creating estimates and quotes, processing customer orders, scheduling deliveries and providing updates on order statuses. Wendy also spearheads our outreach and initiatives with high school tennis coaches across the country! Prior to joining the team, Wendy worked as a teacher and coach for Trinity Lutheran School in Delray Beach. She also has extensive experience as a project manager for Angiology Corporation of America and as meeting planner providing continuing education for physicians. Wendy’s background in tennis is extensive as both a player and as an administrator. Wendy was a 5 year scholar/athlete at a Division I University and also played professionally after college. She has worked in the tennis business since she was a teen as an instructor, a club manager and as an operations manager of a large tennis resort in South Florida. Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship Management from Eastern Michigan University.
Beatrix Tunyoghi, Client Services & Office Manager
Beatrix Tunyoghi joined the Dinkshot companies in May of 2016 and she is the friendly first voice greeting most of our customers. As client services manager Beatrix handles inquiries and correspondence, including creating estimates and quotes as well as processing orders. She is the main liaison for our customers and ensures everyone’s experience is a good one. Beatrix has a Business Management degree from New York University and comes to us with many years of experience in Hospitality Management, International Relations, Customs Clearance and Logistics. She has worked in the Import Export field in Europe, in Hotel and Restaurant Management in New York City and South Florida and as Tennis Operations Manager at Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton. Her vast experience in customer relations and love for tennis make her a perfect match with 10-S Tennis Supply.
John DiBari, Customer Service Representative
John DiBari joined the Dinkshot companies in May of 2017. He is one of the lead customer service representatives with Dinkshot and 10-S. John continues to excel with his product knowledge and has become an expert in many tennis supply related items.John attended the Ft Lauderdale Art Institute where he obtained an Associates of Arts degree in Social Science. He has had experience as a certified IT Technician. He has also held multiple customer service related positions, including being a head baker and owning and operating his own retail store front. With his extensive customer service background and sweet voice John is a great addition to the 10-S Team.
Anthony Bracaglia, Warehouse Shipping Clerk
Anthony Bracaglia serves as Warehouse Shipping Clerk for Dinkshot Pickleball and 10-S Tennis Supply. Anthony joined the team in 2016 and is responsible for managing all warehouse operations, including inbound receiving and outbound shipping. Anthony manages day-to-day operations with our packaged goods and LTL freight carriers. Anthony ensures that each customer order is correctly fulfilled and packaged appropriately so that it arrives on time and in great condition.
Wallace Myers, Bulk Goods Manager
Wallace Myers serves as Bulk Goods Manager for Dinkshot and 10-S Tennis Supply. Wallace joined the team in 2000 and is responsible for managing our bulk goods, including all Har-Tru court materials and hard court resurfacing paints. Wallace is also responsible for loading our in-house delivery vehicles for daily deliveries to our customers in Florida. Wallace ensures that each customer order for Har-Tru material and court paint is correctly fulfilled and packaged appropriately so that it arrives on time and in great condition.
Ricardo Lagos, Delivery Specialist
Ricardo Lagos serves as delivery specialist for Dinkshot Pickleball & 10-S Tennis Supply. Ricardo originally joined 10-S Tennis Supply & Fast-Dry Courts, Inc. team in 2004. Ricardo served as a Project Manager for Fast-Dry Courts, Inc. from 2004 to 2014. In his role as a Fast-Dry Courts, Inc. Project Manager, Ricardo specialized in the construction, repair and refurbishment of fencing and lighting systems. Today, Ricardo is responsible for local deliveries of Pickleball Court supplies and Har-Tru clay court material and court paints throughout Florida. Ricardo strives to maintain his 100% safety record and to make sure your delivery arrives on time and in great condition. Ricardo is Bi-lingual (Spanish / English) and a great asset to our team.