A coach for more than 30 years, Mike is the Director of evolve9, an international company that helps federations and providers design and implement tennis programs for children.
He has been a keynote speaker at three ITF Worldwide Conferences and presented at multiple USPTA World Conferences, PTR International Symposia, plus multiple National Conferences.
A Level Five LTA Coach he is also presented and worked in over 60 countries, supporting the development of tennis in five continents. Through evolve9, he has recently been involved in the development of Evolution Kids Tennis, now the National U10 program of Serbia and Bulgaria, and used by over 50 clubs worldwide. His child-centered approach has been used to develop the National Competition programs for Serbia and Norway.
Mike has been responsible for the design of:
And designed and supported these programs on an ongoing basis
He was also the author of the ITF Tennis10s manual, the Official U10 Program of many nations across the globe.
Through all these programs he continues to work with clubs across the globe helping them to fully implement child-centered principles in their programs with aim of engaging, retaining, and developing more players.