Necker Cup Founders

Mike “Mehow” Richards

  • Founder Mehow (
  • Co – Founder Necker Cup, Necker Open, Gorda Heights
  • Co – Founder Premier Live
  • Former Tennis Pro & DJ on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island
  • Former Tennis Pro at Virgin Active, West London

Trevor Short

  • Co founder Necker Cup & Necker Open
  • Co founder, President Premier Tennis Group, LLC
  • Former top 20 nationally ranked junior and top 20 NCAA doubles ranking
  • Owner of T&S Events which has produced 15 world class tennis events since 2006 with players such as Andy Roddick, John Isner, James Blake, the Bryan Brothers and more
  • Former General Manager of the Racquet Club of the South, one of the five largest tennis clubs in the U.S.

Remington Reynolds

  • Successful Startup Entrepreneur involved in numerous business ventures.
  • Co-Founder of the Necker Cup and Necker Open Tournaments
  • Former co-owner of the historic Racquet Club of the South, host site of ATP Olympus US Open Series – Atlanta Tennis Championships
  • Tournament Director of the Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs
  • Chairman & CEO of Premier Tennis Group & Gorda Heights, Inc.
  • National Tennis Foundation Board Member & Executive Director

Premier Live – Necker Cup Organizers

Premier Live is a leader in domestic and international luxury tennis, golf & music events, travel, camps, and experiences. The company also seeks to develop, represent and work with the world’s most talented athletes / musicians to develop brand building strategies through marketing, endorsements, appearances and licensing along with select global business initiatives. We operate the Necker Cup, the world’s most exclusive and fun Pro-Am tennis event. We also organize the Necker Open. Since 2012, Premier Live Events helped raise over $3,000,000 to worthy charities including the Novak Djokovic Foundation, the Rafa Nadal Foundation, the Bryan Brothers Foundation, Virgin Unite and the National Tennis Foundation.

 Jan Thwaites
Chief Operations Officer

Cell: (305) 562-8501

Peyton Robberts
VP of Marketing & PR

Cell: (770) 883 9202

Barbara Kaylor
Special Events

Cell: (860) 550-5907