Mike has over 30 years of competitive playing, teaching and managing experience in the tennis industry. He played at Florida International University in Miami, Florida from 1984-1985 and at Montclair State University in New Jersey from 1985-1987. Mike began his tennis teaching career in 1988 at Walt Disney World as the Assistant Professional at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and then became the Head Professional at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in 1992.
Mike was a Resort Operations Manager for Walt Disney World from 1997 – 2001. In 2002, Mike became the Director at Tennis at Spanish Wells Club, Hilton Head Island, SC where he built a successful program which led to the construction of 4 additional courts at the facility. Michael was selected as the 2002 Pro of the Year for Hilton Head Island by The Tennis Association of Hilton Head Island (TAHHI).
Mike was named to the Board of Directors of TAHHI in 2003 and was the Tournament Director for the Hilton Head Island City Championships in 2003 and 2004. He also served on the committee which successfully bid on hosting the USTA Senior State Championships between 2005-2007.
Mike has been the Director of Tennis at MNTC since June 2016. Mike is a USPTA Certified Elite Professional and also certified by the PTR.