Mark is a certified USTA National High Performance Development Coach and certified USPTA Elite Professional Coach with 25 years of high-level coaching experience. He has developed numerous nationally and internationally ranked junior players, many of whom have played collegiately at all levels, including Mitch Stewart who played #1 for the University of Washington.
Mark is very involved with the USTA as the Chairperson for the USTA Coaching Commission and a constant presence as a coach at USTA Regional Training Camps and USTA Early Development Camps. Mark has also received awards from the USTA for his superior tournament organization, and his service and coaching excellence.
Prior to joining Northwest High Performance Tennis, Mark ran the Big Banger Tennis Academy at Tacoma Lawn Tennis Club for over 10 years and developed the highly successful Junior Excellence Tennis Program at Eastside Tennis Center.
Certifications: USTA National High Performance Development Coach USPTA Elite Professional Coach
Professional Tour Experience: Coached main draw players at all 4 Grand Slams and the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Players coached were Gail Brodsky, Marie-Eve Pelletier, Julie Ditty, and Amir Hadad.