USPTA Master Professional
USPTA and a RPT Master Professional, is vice
president on the USPTA National Board.
He is also a member of the Head/Penn Racquet Sports National
Advisory Board and National Speaker’s Bureau and holds USPTA specialist degrees
in Competitive Player Development, Facility Management, Sports Science and
Little Tennis. He is on the USTA
National Faculty for Youth Coaching, a TIA Cardio Tennis Trainer and co-chairs
the USPTA National Education Committee and the USPTA National Testing Committee. He also served as co-chair for the USPTA
National College Curriculum and the USPTA National Diversity Committees. He was
also the Director of Certification & Testing for the USPTA Middle States
division and was co-chair of the USPTA National Diversity Committee. He was a member of the USPTA Sport Science
Committee and USTA National Youth Education Committee.
was also the Director of Coaches’ Education and Junior Davis Cup Team Coach for
was also voted in Tennis Industry magazine’s prestigious “40 Under 40”
list for being one of the top 40 men and women under 40 years old who have had
and will continue to have a strong influence in the sport and in the business
of tennis- both nationally and internationally.
serves as an instructional clinician for the “On Court with USPTA” series
featured on the Tennis Channel and sold on DVD.
Series episodes are titled: “Playing the Front Court” and “Decision Making in Tennis”
writes and conducts seminars, workshops and clinics for international, national
and sectional organizations and events.
He has also written the book, “How to Handle Difficult Players and
In 2011, he was awarded the USPTA's
most prestigious award, the Alex Gordon National Professional of the Year and
the 2011 Racquet Sports Industry Champions of Tennis Award. This is the Racquet Sports Industry’s (RSI)
most prestigious awards recognizing and honoring the people, businesses and
organizations that are making a difference in the tennis industry. He was also a recipient for the USPTA
Mid-Atlantic Hall of Fame recipient Inaugural Class of 2012 and the 2012 USPTA George
Bacso National Tester of the Year.
Previous accolades include the USPTA Industry
Excellence Award in 1999, 5-time Division Tester of the Year, 12-time USPTA
Division/State Pro of the Year, and 9-time national Top-10 point holder in the
USPTA’s Career Development Program.