The professional staff of the City of Florence Recreation Department are eager to serve.

Rocky Rietkovich, Freedom Florence Complex Coordinator

Rocky ReitkovichRocky is a 32 year veteran of the City of Florence Recreation Department. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the Freedom Florence Recreational Complex where he oversees facility maintenance as well as baseball and softball tournaments. He is also responsible for the operations of the gymnastics center and batting cages. His office is located on the second floor of the Upper Tower at the Freedom Florence Recreational Complex.

Email Rocky Rietkovich Telephone: (843) 669-4597

Robert Hill, Director of Tennis


Robert Hill, a native of the Florence area, has been selected as the new Director of Tennis. Robert comes to us from the Country Club of South Carolina where he was the Director of Tennis and Recreation.  He worked at the CCSC for a total of 11 years.  He graduated from Francis Marion University in 2006 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance as well as a Bachelors in Mathematics.  While a student at FMU, Robert played collegiately for four years on the Men’s Tennis Team.   In his new role at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center, Robert will oversee administrative operations to include hiring highly qualified professionals to teach a variety of tennis instructional opportunities for the growing tennis community in Florence.  Robert, a USPTA certified professional, is also available to teach private lessons, clinics, camps and other activities.  His office is located on the second floor of the Tennis Center.

Email Robert Hill Telephone: (843) 665-3106

Tim Wilson, Athletic Director

Tim Wilson, Athletic Director, joined the City of Florence in September 2017. With the addition of Tim, the city gained substantial athletic experience in all phases of athletic programming. As a former collegiate basketball coach, Tim brings a fresh perspective to the administration of quality athletic programming that meets the needs of our citizens. As Athletic Director, he oversees youth and adult athletic programs. He is already immersed in the development of new programs and facilities that will continue to elevate the quality of life in our city and region. Tim’s office is located at the Recreation Department’s Administrative Offices, 513 Barnes Street, Florence.

Email Tim Wilson Telephone: (843) 665-3253

Alex Holliday, Gymnastics Coordinator

Alexander Holliday has been coaching gymnastics since 2012. Alex assumed his role as Gymnastics Coordinator in May of 2018. He previously served as the Assistant Gymnastics Coordinator for 2 years prior. Alex oversees the Recreational, Pre-Team and Competitive Team Programs at the Gymnastics Center. He has worked around the country and brings knowledge from working with coaches from around the world, including countries like Hungary, Romania, Colombia, Mexico, etc. He studied Kinesiology and Mathematics in college and has multiple certifications through the country’s gymnastics governing body, USAG.

Email Alex Holliday Telephone: (843) 667-5090

Tony Nesmith, Athletics Specialist/Pearl Moore Basketball Center Coordinator

Tony, Athletics Specialist, has been working for the City of Florence Athletics and Sports Tourism Department for three years and has worked for the City of Florence for twelve years. Tony is main responsibility is coordinating the Pearl Moore Basketball Center and assisting with the recreation athletic leagues. Tony Nesmith, grew up in Nesmith S.C. Has  1 younger brother and 3 older sisters.  Tony also has  2 children; Kennedi (7) and Julian (13). He graduated from Hemingway High School and obtained his Recreational Administration Degree from Morris College.


Email Tony Nesmith Telephone: (843) 665-1260

Charvis Brown, Athletics Specialist

C.J. Brown, Athletics Specialist, has been working with the City of Florence Athletic Department for three years.  CJ Brown works with the Athletic                            Director, Tim Wilson, and other Athletic Personnel in the implementation, organization, and coordination of All City of Florence Recreational                                Youth/Adult Athletic Programs. CJ helps to oversee the Athletic Departments social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). CJ’s Office is located                    within the Recreation Department’s Administrative Offices located at 513 Barnes Street, Florence, SC.

Email Charvis Brown Telephone: (843) 665-3253