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Timothy L.

Brighton, MI (5 locations)

31 Verified Lessons |
11 Reviews
  • Years Teaching: 28
  • Years Playing: 37
  • Levels Taught:
  • Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner
  • Teaches:
  • Seniors, Adults, Juniors, Kids
Lessons Starting at $71/hr
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About Me

I'm from Ann Arbor Michigan. I started playing at 10 years old. I played at AnnArbor Pioneer High School. I graduated high school in 1989 and then attended Washtenaw Community College. I was the assistant coach of the Pioneer High school boys and girls team from 1990-1996. We won 4 state championships during my time there. While I was coaching I was also teaching tennis at Liberty Athletic Club. During that time I was working on my game playing with players from the University of Michigan Tennis teams. I taught at Liberty from 1990-2001. I became the assistant head pro at Travis Pointe Country Club from 2001-2007. In the summer of 2007 I taught at the U of M summer tennis camps. In 2007 I became a teaching professional at Pine Lake Country Club where I am still currently teaching at. In 2008 I became the head coach of Bloomfield Hills Lahser Varsity Girls Tennis team till 2012. During that time we finished # 2, 4, 6, 5, and 9th in the state. Winning regionals 3 years. I was the Head Pro of Cranbrook Swim and Tennis Club from 2008-2011. I now live in beautiful Brighton Michigan and I love it here.

I'm very good at being able to adapt to any style and level of player. I emphasize good technique and follow through. But being able to teach advance levels as well. Like the loop backswing, open stances, and the modern forehand. I like to start off with mini tennis then work on ground strokes from the baseline and progress to live ball. I work on the volley and serve as well so I can see all aspects of there game. Unless its a beginner then we start slow with just ground strokes.

Teaching Locations = Travel Radius = Preferred Court

= Travel Radius = Preferred Court
  • Bloomfield Hills Lahser High
  • 3456 Lahser Rd
  • Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302-1532
  • Walled Lake Northern High
  • 6000 Bogie Lake Rd
  • Commerce Township, MI 48382
  • Scranton Middle School
  • 8415 Maltby Rd
  • Brighton, MI 48116
  • Bloomfield Hills Middle School
  • 4200 Quarton Rd
  • Bloomfield Hills , MI 48302
  • Griffin Park
  • Sheldon Rd
  • Canton , MI 48187
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