Head Tennis Professional
Michael has over 20 years of instructional tennis experience. He is P-1 certified to teach tennis by the USPTA. In 2010, he completed a course specializing in the development of a high performance player. He has been head tennis pro at Club Fit for eight years. Previously he taught tennis at the Dave Strebel Academy and at the Manhattan Square tennis club.
Michael was the Head Tennis Coach for the Harley/Allendale Columbia High School in Rochester, NY for the two years prior to his arrival at Club Fit. Michael is originally from Romania, where he coached tennis for ten years. He earned his degree in physical education and sports in Bucharest, Romania in 1994. His major was in tennis coaching and team handball. While in Romania, he coached young students at all levels who went on to be ranked on the Junior Tour. His strengths are in developing students of all levels and ages, with solid tennis form, skills, and game strategy. He is dedicated to his students and commands a great deal of respect for his commitment to bringing out the best in them.