A current 4.5 USTA player in our area and 2017 #1 West Michigan Men’s Open Singles Ranking. Holds several teaching certifications from the PTR and Assistant Varsity Coach for the EGR Girls team. His passion for teaching tennis stems from his gratitude for a sport that enriches people’s lives on all levels – physically, mentally, and emotionally.
My philosophy with coaching is making the lesson enjoyable while the client learns a lot. I make my lessons a fun learning experience. I give a lot of constructive criticism!
Usually when I coach, I like to ask what the client wants to work on; however, I do like to focus on the technical side of tennis. I believe that a good foundation of fundamentals, footwork and knowing how to correctly swing at a ball, is key to improving continuously. Also, I believe developing good habits/skills will allow a person to play more offense and be more consistent in tennis.
In my spare time, I like to trade stocks, work out, build internet start ups and explore restaurants.