SCOTT MITCHELL Executive Director

SCOTT MITCHELL
Executive Director

Scott Mitchell, uspta/ptr 
Executive Director

  • Born in Texas, raised in the Midwest
  • Certified at the highest level for USPTA (Elite) and PTR as National Tester/Clinician
  • Master of Tennis - PTR Junior Development
  • National Champion College Assistant Coach - Georgia Perimeter College
  • USTA Zonal Coach
  • Former Tournament Director of St. Joseph's/Candler Savannah Challenger - Men's Pro Circuit event
  • Coached more than 50 League Champion Teams
  • Coach Youth Tennis - Faculty member
  • Held Positions at USPTA President and Regional Vice President
  • Former #1 Mixed Doubles Player in U.S. with wife, Ashley
  • Three children Brady, Brooklyn and Cason

Mike Rose Director of Adult Tennis

Mike Rose
Director of Adult Tennis

MIKE ROSE, PTR
Director of Adult Tennis

  • Began Teaching in 2002
  • Two-time All American at Aquinas College and NAIA Senior Player of the Year
  • Former Coach for East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills Northern and Davenport University
  • Former Head Pro at MVP Sportsplex
  • Continues to grow Adult Tennis with new programs and ways to engage members

Director of Junior Tennis

Director of Junior Tennis

Adam Ford, USPTA/PTR
Director of Junior Tennis

  • 9 years experience as a tennis coach
  • Four NCAA Division III Tournament wins as coach
  • Certified Human Performance Institute Mental Toughness Specialist
  • Leading the Junior Competitive Program while in charge of all junior programming

Arnel Hipolito Coordinator of Cardio Tennis

Arnel Hipolito
Coordinator of Cardio Tennis


KEITH HENDERSON Director of 10 & Under Tennis

KEITH HENDERSON

Director of 10 & Under Tennis

Arnel Hipolito, uspta/ptr
Coordinator of Cardio Tennis  

  • Born and raised in Washington
  • Former Tennis Pro for The Kitsap Tennis & Athletic Center
  • Ranked Top 20 in the Pacific Northwest Open Division
  • Loves to be active, hike, travel, watch sports and play music
 

KEITH HENDERSON, ptr
Coordinator of 10 & Under Programming & Summer Camps  

  • Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Attended and Played Tennis for Transylvania University in Kentucky
  • Began coaching tennis his senior year in high school
  • Former coach at the USTA National Campus 

Karen Skorup Director of Birthday Parties

Karen Skorup
Director of Birthday Parties

KAREN SKORUP, PTR
Coordinator of Birthday Parties

  • New Jersey Native
  • Grove City College Graduate with degrees in Elementary and Childhood Education
  • Resides in Midland with husband and two young children
  • Love when all the pieces of a player's serve click
  • Strives to make Tennis Birthday Parties a lifelong memory

Bence Toth Tennis Professional

Bence Toth
Tennis Professional

BENCE TOTH
Tennis Professional

 


Tennis Professional

Tennis Professional

Emily Spiech
Tennis Professional

  • Kalamazoo, MI native
  • Graduate of Davenport University, where she played one through five singles and one through three doubles
  • Two national titles, one singles and one doubles back to back championship and has played in ITA Championships

Terry Hicks Tennis Professional

Terry Hicks
Tennis Professional

TERRY HICKS, USPTA/PTR
Tennis Professional

  • Certified by both USPTA and PTR
  • Made live ball hitting instruction popular with members looking for steady improvement
  • Actively helping to host Racquet Demo Days
  • Available for Adult Lessons and Groups

Wendy Franz Tennis Professional

Wendy Franz
Tennis Professional

WENDY FRANZ, USPTA
Tennis Professional

  • Lifetime Michigander, born in Detroit and raised in the Upper Peninsula
  • Graduated from Ferris State University with Bachelor's in Marketing/Professional Tennis Management
  • Greater Midland Tennis Center employee since 2002
  • Former Director of Tournaments and Membership for Greater Midland Tennis Center
  • Enjoys introducing beginner adults to the game of Tennis

Sally Wasserman Assistant Director of TennisWhizz

Sally Wasserman
Assistant Director of TennisWhizz

SALLY WASSERMAN, PTR
Tennis Professional

  • Grew up in a big tennis family
  • Has lived in Midland longer than anywhere else
  • Northern Michigan University Graduate
  • Greater Midland Tennis Center since 2001
  • Professional Tennis Instructor since 2011

Jane Heiss Tennis Professional

Jane Heiss
Tennis Professional

Jane Heiss, ptr
Tennis Professional

  • Michigan Native
  • NCAA Division 1 Tennis Coach (Big East) Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Wightman Cup Coach - Midland
  • Coach at Arthur Ashe Kids Day - US Open

Susie Staloch Tennis Professional

Susie Staloch
Tennis Professional

Susie Staloch, USPTA
Tennis Professional

  • Greater Midland Tennis Center employee since 1985
  • Developed the Greater Midland Tennis Center Elementary and Preschool Programs
  • Created Summer Camps, Birthday Parties and the Membership Director Position for the Greater Midland Tennis Center
  • Oversees the Ball Runner Program for the Dow Corning Tennis Classic
  • Received the Unsung Hero Award in 1996 and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006

Pete Buist Tennis Professional

Pete Buist
Tennis Professional

PETE BUIST, USPTA/PTR
Tennis Professional

  • From Big Rapids, Michigan
  • B.S. Plastics Engineering Technology Graduate of Ferris State University
  • Tennis Professional since 2010
  • Received Certification in 2011 and 2013
  • Married to wife Jill with three sons Noah, Eli and Jeremiah

Supporting Staff

Allison Maloney
Director of Member Relations

AMaloney@greatermidland.org

Talaya Schilb
Director of Tournaments
and Events

TSchilb@greatermidland.org

Valerie Dvorak
Pro Shop Manager

VDvorak@greatermidland.org

Al Brandt
Maintenance Technician

ABrandt@greatermidland.org