SCOTT MITCHELL  Executive Director

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

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


mike andrews, uspta/ptr
Director of Junior Tennis

  • 25+ years of management and junior development experience

  • Worked alongside Scott Mitchell at Van Der Meet Tennis University in South Carolina

  • Spent 20 years working for Wildwood Racquet Club, 17 of which were as Director of Tennis

  • USTA 10U National Faculty Trainer

  • USTA Midwest Section Junior Pathway Chairperson

  • USTA District Boys/Girls 18s Junior Davis Cup and Baird Cup Coach


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


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


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

Arnel Hipolito  Coordinator of Cardio Tennis

Arnel Hipolito
Coordinator of Cardio 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



ANDREW KIM, uspta/ptr
Tennis Professional

  • Played club for Washington State University

  • USTA Rookie Umpire of the Year in 2017

  • Worked every major tennis tournament in the United States

  • Has lived in Georgia, Washington and California


Karen Skorup  Director of Birthday Parties

Karen Skorup
Director of Birthday Parties

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

Tennis Professional

Tennis Professional

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

Susie Staloch  Tennis Professional

Susie Staloch
Tennis Professional

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

Sally Wasserman  Assistant Director of TennisWhizz

Sally Wasserman
Assistant Director of TennisWhizz

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

Supporting Staff

Talaya Schilb
Director of Tournaments
and Events

Valerie Dvorak
Pro Shop Manager

Al Brandt
Maintenance Technician