Tennis Professional, USPTA ● Teaching individual and group lessons for adults and children, including pickleball lessons. ● Giving free lessons for children of my community, Bella Terra, once to twice a month. One hour for 3-6 yr olds and one hour for 7-15 yr olds. ● Arranging tennis and pickleball social events for residents of Bella Terra. ● Provided monthly Newsletter articles and photos of residents for the Newsletter
Taught tennis classes to international students. Beginner students had never held a racket and in 10 weeks they were able to play competitive singles and doubles matches. ● Coached Varsity girls tennis team. ● Exclusive Private girls school with players playing singles and doubles matches.
●Created Women's tennis program when Athletics Dept at FGCU was just formed. ● Instrumental in designing a 12 court tennis facility at FGCU. ● At the end of 5 years at FGCU, women's tennis was in the top 20 of the US.
●Owned and operated the largest tennis shop on the East Coast with annual sales of $1M, stringing an average of 75 rackets per day. ● Customers included Pres. George H. Bush and many senators, congressmen, ambassadors, and dignitaries. ● Gave lessons on the White House tennis court. ● Invited to Camp David with Pres. Bush and dined with CIA Director at CIA headquarters. Provided lessons and coaching to club members and top level junior players that went on to play ATP and WTA tournaments. ● Managed 10 outdoor clay courts, 9 indoor courts, 4 racquetball courts, and 3 platform tennis courts. ● Managed all purchasing and sales at club pro shop. Supervised assistant pro's and court maintenance personnel. ● Planned, organized, and ran all club social events, mixers, and tournaments.
University of Arizona
Graduated June 1966, Bachelor of Science
●College All American ●
NCAA 3rd in 1964 ●
NCAA 5th in 1965
US Army Engineer School, Ft Belvoir, Virginia August 1966 Engineer Officer ● Member of Ft Belvoir Tennis Team ● Member of Ft Belvoir Badminton Team ● Member of US Government Departmental Tennis League
USPTA, United States Professional Tennis Association, 46 years
USTA, United States Tennis Association, 59 years
ITF, International Tennis Federation, 26 years
USIC, United States International Club, 14 years
Selected "Best Tennis Professional In DC" Washingtonian Magazine
2012 Florida Male Player of the Year
Washington, DC, Tennis Hall of Fame
Drilling Tennis & Golf selected "Best Tennis Shop in DC" Washingtonian Magazine
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