Tom brings over 45 years of teaching experience to RCLB and has been a competitive player himself since the age of 12. He attended Central Michigan and played all four years on the varsity team, finishing as the #1 singles player and part of the #1 doubles team. Tom went on to coach numerous state champions and nationally ranked players as a head tennis pro in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Many of his pupils participated in the USTA Boy’s Nationals at “the Zoo”. He has also been USPTA certified for 35 years. Joining the staff in 2018, Tom brings his passion, knowledge, and creative coaching expertise to the Racquet Club of Lake Bluff.