Mike grew up in Pennsylvania. He was a Middle States ranked player and participated in many USTA National Junior tournaments.
He went to college at Penn State. Mike began his teaching career at several private Clubs in the Pennsylvania area.
He came to Naples to enjoy his career in the great Florida weather. His first job in town was as a Professional
at The Naples Bath & Tennis club. At the same time he also coached the Naples High Girls tennis team.
Mike was hired as the Director of Tennis at Longshore Lake in the Fall of 2004. During his time at Longshore Lake
he has very successfully has run: Calcuttas, Relay For Life Pro-Ams, hosted the Naples area Pro League and many USTA & CTA League winning teams.
His hobbies consist of reading and playing golf and tennis.