Director of Racquet Sports
Joe Biedenharn, Director of Tennis Joe grew up in Ft. Pierce, Florida. His tennis career started early as his father was an excellent player and got Joe on the courts as a young child. He played collegiate tennis for East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee, as well as at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. After graduating, Joe got into teaching and has not looked back. He worked at Sea Oaks in the late 1990s before moving on to The Boulevard Tennis Club. Most recently, Joe worked as the Head Professional at Johnís Island Club starting in 2008 before joining Sea Oaks in January 2021.
Joe and his father Jack have had some success in Father-Son doubles. In 1991, they won the Florida State Closed Father-Son title and have competed in six National Senior Father-Son finals. Joe also won the local King of the Hill Open Division title in 2004 and the 50-and over Division of the same tournament in 2018.
Joe and his wife of 29 years, Debbie (who recently retired from work in the Sea Oaks Pro Shop), are parents of two daughters. The elder, Zan, is a graduate of Virginia Tech and currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Daughter Eliza is a junior at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.