Over the past 25 years, Mark has established himself as a tennis industry leader. Through his experiences, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge to Twos both on and off the court. He is highly involved on the local, Midwest and National levels as a board member, educator and coach for both the USTA and USPTA. This allows Mark to share recent trends and techniques with the Twos staff and membership.
Mark’s goal is to help each player achieve his/her goals. Mark has been recognized by the USTA and USPTA with various awards and recognitions including the 2016 Tennis Industry High School National Coach of the Year, the 2018 USPTA Midwest Professional of the Year and the 2018 USPTA Alex Gordon Award presented to the top professional in the nation. Mark currently serves as Vice President on the USPTA National Board of Directors, as well as a Council Vice Chairman for USTA Net Generation Junior Council.
Mark graduated from Methodist University where he was ranked in the top 15 nationally in doubles. He is also the head girls’ tennis coach at his alma mater Springfield High School. He is a member of both his high school and Hall of Fame.
August 2018 // Mark has been awarded the USPTA Midwest Pro of The Year Award!