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Timothy L.

Brighton, MI (5 locations)

50 Verified Lessons |
13 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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Student Feedback

Very good instructor and easy for kids to talk with! Always keeping reminding, encouraging! We will like have more time with him!

Tim W. - September 26, 2017

He is an excellent instructor for clients of all levels. He has shown up on time for every lesson. He gives great feedback and he is very patient.

Angelene K. - September 22, 2017

Overall Rating

98%

(13 Ratings)

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