Mike has been a member of the USPTA with an Elite Pro (P1) designation since
1988. He was a scholarship tennis player at Indiana State University from
1980-1984, being recruited by Duane Klueh. Some of the schools he recorded
collegiate wins against include: IU, Butler, Notre Dame, Illinois State,
Bradley, University of Illinois, Creighton, and Drake University.
At Terre Haute South he had a 57-1 career singles record and
received first team All-State Singles Honors. As a Junior player, Mike was
ranked as high as #2 in Singles and #1 in Doubles in the Central Indiana Tennis
Association. He won the CITA district qualifier in Boys 14 - Singles and
In adult tennis he was ranked #1 in Mens Doubles in the
Central Indiana Tennis Association and #2 in the Midwest Mens Doubles.
Mike is a 12-time winner of the Terre Haute City Doubles Championships. A
few notable players Mike has coached and worked with include: