Steve grew up in Munster Indiana and played tennis at Ball State University. Steve’s first job was the head pro at Mill Creek Racquet Club in Cleveland Ohio. He also coached a two-time Ohio State Champion, as well as developing the skill of many juniors who went on to earn college scholarships. During his tennis career, Steve acted as general manager of the South Dayton Swim and Racquet Club in Dayton Ohio, worked for Dunlop Racquet Sports, Head/Penn Racquet Sports, and now is associated with K-Swiss as the National sales manager of the tennis division.
Steve’s favorite shot is the topspin forehand. His favorite hobby is spending time with his grandkids.
FUN FACT: Steve won an all-expenses paid trip to the Australian Open in 1999.