Mike began playing paddle at Glen Ridge CC, Glen Ridge NJ in 1975. He remembers the first time he stepped onto the court. As much as he was committed to tennis, he quickly became hooked on paddle. Mike loves the combination of being caged in and the need to concentrate so intensely.
Mike has won:
- APTA Junior Nationals 18 & under 1979 & 1980
- APTA Junior Nationals 23 & under 1980
- APTA National Mixed 1989 with Gerri Viant
- APTA National 45 + 2011
- APTA National 50+ 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
- APTA National Men’s finalist 1992, 1994 & 2002
Mike is the Platform Tennis Director at The Indian Trail Club, Franklin Lakes NJ since 2010. He has run the APTA Junior Nationals in 2009 and 2011 as well as the 2013 Men’s/ Women’s Nationals. He coaches high school tennis in the spring and tennis in Morristown NJ.
Mike is a
- Wilson Advisory Staff member since 1991
- Instructional Staff contributor to the Platform Tennis Magazine
- USAPPTA Master professional
- USAPPTA National tester
- USPTA and PTR Certified