Mike comes to us from Bentwater Yacht & Country Club in Montgomery, Texas, north of Houston. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a director of tennis at a variety of prestigious clubs in Texas. From 2002 to 2008, Mike held the position as General Manager/Director of Tennis and developed the award winning Waco Regional Tennis & Fitness, recognized as the 2006 USTA Outstanding Tennis Facility. Mike served as tournament director for many local, state, national, and international tournaments, and as tournament director for the 50,000 Waco International Pro Circuit Event.
Mike was the Tennis and Sports Director at the Briar Club in Houston area for 17 years. There he developed programs that experienced tremendous growth in the junior program, adult leagues and private, group lessons and social events.
Mike holds several professional designations and has received numerous awards including the USPTA National Facility Manager of the Year award, the USPTA Texas Facility Manager of the Year award, the USPTA’s Texas Professional of the Year and The Houston Professional Tennis Association – HPTA Pro of the Year. Mike has also been active in both the USPTA and USTA as a committee member, chairperson and officer and served as the President of the USPTA – Texas Division.
Mike just celebrated his 34 wedding anniversary to his wife Nancy. They have two children, their son Tyler age 30 is the Head Professional at Bentwater Country Club and will be taking over the Director of Tennis position. Their daughter Erin age 26 and lives in Waco, Texas.