General Manager Allen Hardison assumed the General Manager position for the Orange County Breakers in November 2015. Hardison is in his fifth year of Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) and is in his second stint with the Breakers.
Last season, Hardison played a large role in assembling a Breakers squad that went undefeated at home and reached the 2016 Mylan WTT Finals. Prior to his return to the Breakers, Hardison was General Manager of the 2015 Mylan WTT Western Conference Champion Austin Aces. He has also spent time working in Major League Baseball (MLB), previously holding a front office position with the Angels.
In his role as GM, Hardison oversees the day-to-day operations and planning for the Breakers team, staff, venue, office and leads on sales initiatives, including tickets and sponsorships.
Hardison, who was born and raised in Orange County, graduated from the University of Nevada and holds Business and General Studies degrees. During his time at Nevada, he was named to the All-Mountain West, Academic All-Conference and All-American Bowl teams in football. He enjoys spending time with his wife Eva, son Allen, dog Paddington and the rest of his family in his spare time.
Community Relations Manager Tracy Harris has been involved with the Breakers since the team's inaugural season in 2003. Harris oversees the community outreach programs for the Breakers as well as the ball kid program. Prior to joining the Breakers staff, Harris spent nearly 20 years working as an executive for Enterprise. Harris, a former collegiate tennis player at Long Beach State, enjoys spending time with her three girls and husband in her spare time.
Box Office Manager Laura Keller is entering her first season with the Breakers in 2017. Laura, who holds a Masters in Business Administration degree, is no stranger to tennis as her children play competitively at the junior level. Laura oversees all box office operations on match days.
Player Services and Operations Manager 2017 will mark Alec Dardis' second season with the Breakers and he currently serves in the Player Services and Operations Manger. He is tasked with managing the Breakers’ player services program, and also assists with the venue and match operations. Dardis grew up in Laguna Niguel, California playing competitive tennis all of his life. He now plays Division I tennis at Colgate University. At Colgate, he studies Philosophy and is a member of Phi Kappa Tau.
Media and Communications Coordinator Jordyn Kearney is entering her first season with the Breakers in 2017. Jordyn is currently responsible for handling all inbound and outbound media for the team. Aside from media relations, Jordyn also oversees social media and writes post-match press releases. Jordyn currently plays tennis for the Sonoma State University Seawolves.
Media and Promotions Coordinator Riley Gerdau is beginning her first season with the Breakers but has been a huge supporter since she was a ball girl over 10 years ago. Gerdau played four years of varsity tennis for the top ranked Corona del Mar High School tennis team and is now going into her junior year at The University of Colorado, Boulder. Gerdau is tasked with assisting in public relations and media coordination.
Box Office and Operations Coordinator Alastair Hurry is entering his first season working with the Breakers. An accomplished tennis player in his own right, Hurry currently plays Division I tennis for Villanova University. Hurry has been a Breakers supporter for many years, attending matches and participating in the ball kid program when he was younger. His responsibilities include box office management, ticketing services, and event operations.
Promotions and Match Operations Coordinator Eliza Day is in her first season with the Breakers and currently serves in the Promotions and Match Operations Coordinator role. Eliza is tasked with managing all on court promotions, scheduling National Anthem singers and making sure the match is running smoothly. Eliza just finished her Junior year at UCLA, where she is a member of the women's tennis team.
Volunteer Coordinator Henry Kutlo began his Breakers career as a volunteer associate in 2003 and has since moved into the Volunteer Coordinator role with the team. Kutlo, a graduate of the University of California Los Angeles, is responsible for managing the Breakers volunteer program. On a nightly basis, Kutlo staffs all volunteer posts to ensure that guests always have assistance when needed at home matches. Kutlo is a member of Palisades Tennis Club and has worked with current and former Breakers players such as Maria Sharapova, Lindsay Davenport and Pete Sampras.