|KENNNETH OLIVIER, BA, MS, USPTA, CSCS
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Published in the Forum Magazine at The University of Texas at Tyler. Outstanding player Ken Olivier, fall 1989.
Published in Tennis Magazine yearbook records; The Tennis Magazine/ITCA/Rolex 1989 Collegiate All-American All-Star Team, Feb, 1990.
Speaker at First Annual Sports Medicine Meeting: slide presentation on the effects of Anabolic Steroids in Sports, Tyler TX 1992.
Speaker/Poster presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine meeting (Texas Chapter) held in Houston, Texas: Results of Aerobic, Anaerobic & Body Composition of College Tennis Players, 1993.
Speaker/Poster presentation at the USTA National Conference on Sports Medicine and Science in Tennis held at Saddlebrook Resort and Tennis Club, an assessment of body composition and aerobic and anaerobic fitness of two collegiate tennis teams, Florida,1993.
Award for outstanding academic contributions to the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), 1994.
Speaker/Slide Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual meeting Indianapolis, Indiana: The Oxygen cost of walking of patients with osteoarthritis before and after unilateral total knee arthroplasty, June 1-4, 1994.
Published: The oxygen cost of walking in osteoarthritis patients. Abstract in Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise, Vol. 26:5, 1994, supplement 1994.
Published: The oxygen cost of walking of patients with osteoarthritis before and after unilateral total knee arthroplasty. The University of Texas at Tyler, Library 1994.
Organized/Moderated/Presented at the 2nd Annual Sports Medicine and Tennis Meeting. Topics included biomechanics in tennis, aerobic capacity, plyometrics, and stretching, nutrition and tennis injuries. Tyler Junior College, 1994.
Speaker at Dallas Tennis Association meeting: topic was fitness training for tennis players and pro’s, Dallas, Texas 1994.
Developed sports specific testing and training program for hospital based fitness center and SportsCare, 1994.
Speaker/Moderator at USPTA Annual Texas Chapter meeting round table discussion on the health benefits of playing tennis, Dallas, TX 1995.
Speaker at Tyler Public Health Department on community wellness, 1995.
Attended Mother Frances Hospital civil treatment course for managers (eight hour course), 1995.
Attended Texas Annual Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation course in Corpus Christi, TX 1995.
Attended 2-day Cardiopulmonary metabolic testing and training course in Chicago, 1995.
Speaker at Kilgore Junior College Physical Therapy Assistance School on health and wellness, 1995.
Speaker/Presenter at USPTA Texas Annual Meeting on health and fitness benefits of playing tennis, Dallas, TX 1996.
Attended 2-day service plus training for managers at Mother Frances Hospital, 1996.
Moderator USPTA Texas Section sports science testing round table discussion, Dallas Texas, 1997.
Speaker/Moderator/Presented at USPTA Texas Annual Meeting: sports science testing- information/demonstration. Conducted on site oxidative measurements using a metabolic cart- breath by breath analysis, cholesterol screening and fitness testing presentations, Dallas, TX Feb 22-23, 1997.
Presented at USPTA Annual Texas Conference on court fitness training seminar including footwork, fitness and drills at Dallas, TX 1997.
Speaker/Moderator at USPTA Texas Division “Strategies to Winning” and “tennis Strokes” held at Trinity Mother Frances Health System, Tyler Dec 2, 1997.
Passed scientific and practical examinations to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta Georgia, 1997.
Developed Speed Agility and Quickness educational Specialty Course for the United States Professional Tennis Association’s national office. Approved 1997.
Article on Tennis Association on Horizon in Tyler, Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sports section 4, October 13, 1997.
Speaker at USTA National Leadership Workshop, on Health and Fitness for the Recreational Player. Woodlands Executive Conference Center TX Nov 6-8 1998.
Speaker at The USTA National Leadership Workshop on general nutrition for the recreational player. Woodlands Executive Conference Center TX Nov 6-8 1998.
USTA National Focus Group and planning session participant at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, NY 1998.
Speaker/Presenter Speed Agility and Quickness specialty course at USPTA Texas semi-annual meeting at the Woodlands Conference Center, TX 1999.
Speaker at Hubbard Middle School on the health benefits of tennis, Tyler, TX 1999.
Tennis Industry Association national Grass Roots Star Award, 1999.
Organized/Moderated/Presented at national Speed Agility and Quickness Conference sponsored by Sports Care. Tyler, TX 1999.
Publication: Texas teaching professional focuses on his networking game”, Tennis Industry Magazine Nov/Dec, p. 24 Grass Roots Star by Cynthia Cantrell. 1999.
Speaker at Clarkston Elementary School on health and fitness, Tyler, TX 2000.
Speaker/Course Instructor at 73rd Annual USPTA World Conference on Tennis- Speed Agility and Quickness specialty course Phoenix, AZ 2000.
Speaker at 73rd Annual USPTA World Conference on Tennis, practical demonstration of weight training for tennis players at Phoenix, AZ 2000.
Organizer/Moderator at National Strength and Conditioning Association annual meeting of Special Interest Group (SIG) for tennis. Appointed to NSCA SIG Board/Las Vegas, NV 2000.
Speaker/Course Instructor at 74th Annual USPTA World Conference on Tennis- Speed Agility and Quickness specialty course Las Vegas, NV 2001.
Published tennis columns titled “Ken Olivier on Tennis/with picture” for the Tyler Morning Telegraph Sports Department, 2000-01 (articles available upon request).
Tennis Column Makes Debut
The State of Tennis in U.S. Strong
Tennis Celebrity Braden Featured in Presentation at TJC
Back Your Tennis Association
Summer Tennis Programs Announced
TCTA Plans Public Tennis Center
USTA Develops High Performance Coaches
UT Tyler Hosting $10,000 Texas Excellence Tournament Nov 3-5, 2000
Braden Scheduled to Speak to TJC Tennis Tech program.
Tennis Rules Certification Course set for Feb 10-11, 2001
After School Tennis Program Set to Begin in Three Locations
Faulkner Courts to Use Post Tension
Faulkner Tennis Opens
Smith to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Banquet
TCTA Banquet Funds Raised
Tennis Grants Available
ET Banquet Scheduled for Tyler
TCTA Raises $14,000 for Faulkner Tennis Complex
Seniors Discover Net Gain of Tennis
Time to Give Thanks for Tennis
Tyler to Host Future Pro Tournament
Circuit Stopping at UT Tyler
Spring’s The Perfect Time to Hit the Tennis Courts
NJCAA Tennis Teams Descending on Tyler
Pro Am Tennis Tournament on Tap
New Era of Tennis Tech Program Underway
Men’s Pro Tournament Coming to Tyler
Stormy Weather Fails to Spoil Pro Tennis Tournament
USTA Announces Several New Records for 2000 US Open
Ketelsen Named Director of Tennis Tech
USA League Tennis Remains Largest Recreational League
Top Junior Players Invade Tyler
With so Many Strong Players, US Open Titles up for Grabs
Netters Should Follow Code of Conduct
Discovery Science Place Tourny Set for Fall
TCTA Auctions US Open Tickets
Course Instructor of Biomechanics and Sports Psychology at Tyler Junior College Tennis Technology program, TX 2001.
Speaker at USPTA Mid-Atlantic Annual Meeting “a practical approach to weight training for tennis”, Virginia 2002.
Speaker/Course Instructor at USPTA Mid Atlantic Division Conference on Speed Agility and Quickness specialty course, Virginia 2003.
Featured Presenter at USPTA Indianapolis High School Association annual meeting on Speed Agility and Quickness specialty course, Indianapolis 2006.
Featured Presenter at USPTA Indianapolis High School Association annual meeting on organizing high school tennis practices, Indianapolis 2006.
Tournament Director (TD) Experience
Site Director for over 30 USTA Texas Section Sanctioned junior tournaments at The University of Texas at Tyler and Faulkner Tennis Complex, 1998-04.
TD for $10,000.00 USTA Texas Section Excellence Tournament for 25s and 30s divisions singles and doubles, Tyler, TX 1999.
Site Director for the National Junior College Athletic Association Championships, Tyler, TX 1999.
TD for $15,000.00 USTA Professional Men’s Futures Tournament, Tyler, TX 2001.
TD for $50,000.00 USTA Professional Men’s Challenger. Players included: Todd Martin, James Blake, Paradorn Srichaphan, Mardy Fish and other top ranked professionals. Tyler, TX 2002.
TD for Discovery Science Family Tournament- raising money for children’s museum, 2002, 2003, 2004.
TD for Patriot Collegiate Pro-Am Tournament raising money for The University of Texas at Tyler tennis team, 2002, and 2003.
TD for $50,000.00 USTA Professional Men’s Challenger. Players included Michael Chang, Paul Goldstein and other top ranked professionals. Tyler, TX 2003.
TD for United States Collegiate Athletic Association tournament at The University of Texas at Tyler, 2004.
Host 15 High School Tournaments per year at Kossover Tennis Center 2005-06.
Host of 15 annual University of Kansas and Washburn University tennis tournaments and matches at Wood Valley Racquet Club, 2005-06.
TD/Host of Annual Brownback Tournament to raise money for a Christian Adoption agency, 2005-06.
Tournament Director for 30 USTA Missouri Valley Sectional/national sanctioned tournaments in 2005-06 (below). For more information on draws/dates/other tourney info go to Tennis Link searchable schedule using identification numbers listed below.
Team 10s Event # 404601105, April 28-29, 2005.
Segment 2 Futures boys/girls 10-18, modified feed in back draws, Event # 404600405, 2005.
CTC All Star Sectional 12s and 14s boys and girls; Event # 404603505, 2005.
Kansas Wood Valley Junior Fall Classic; Event #404627105, 2005.
Segment 3 Fall Futures boys and girls 10-18, Event # 404601305, 2005.
Segment 3 Futures boys and girls 18, Event # 404604105, 2005.
Segment 3 Supers G12, Event # 404610205, 2005.
Segment 3 Sweet 16 B/G 12; Event # 404600305, 2005.
Segment 3 Futures 4 B/G 18s; Event # 404604305, 2005.
USTA Segment 1 Futures G16; Event # 404604406, 2006.
USTA Segment 1 Supers G18; Event #404604506, 2006.
USTA Segment 1 Futures G18; Event # 404604706, 2006.
USTA Segment 1 Futures B/G 10; Event #404604606, 2006.
KS TTA Spring Opener Adult and Junior Tournament, Event #404605406, 2006.
USTA Missouri Valley 10s Team Event, Event #404601106, 2006.
USTA Missouri Valley Segment 2 Futures, Event #404600406, 2006.
USTA Segment 2 12s Team Event, Event # 404604806, 2006.
Kansas Wood Valley Junior Cool Breeze, Event # 404605806, 2006.
Kansas Adult Jayhawk Prize Money Tournament, Event # 404605306, 2006.
Kansas TTA Junior Jayhawk, Event #404605506, 2006.
Kansas Wood Valley Junior Summer Open, Event #404605906, 2006.
Kansas Sunflower Adult and Junior State Games, Event #404605606, 2006.
Kansas TTA Fall Classic Adult and Junior Tournament, Event #404605706, 2006.
USTA CTC All Star Event, #404603506, 2006.
USTA Segment 3 Fall Futures 2 Topeka, Event #404601306, 2006.
USTA Segment 3 Futures, G14, Event #404606106, 2006.
USTA Segment 3 Supers B/G 10s, Event #404602306, 2006.
USTA Segment 3 Futures 4 G12, Event #404602206, 2006.
Kansas Wood Valley Indoor NTRP Adult Championships, Event #404606006, 2006.
USTA Missouri Valley Adult League Mixed Sectionals Tournament, Topeka, KS August 24-27, 2006 (Host City).
Fifteen USTA sanctioned tournaments scheduled for 2007.
Received $500 sponsorship from the Texas Division USPTA for sports science meeting, Tyler, TX 1994.
Received $5,000 sponsorship from Trinity Mother Frances Health System to promote free tennis lesson program in Tyler, TX 1996.
Received $10,000.00 grant for CTA Play Tennis America multi facilities program, 1997.
Primary fundraiser/organizer $7,000.00 for community tennis association banquet and silent auction, 1998.
Received $7,500 for FTL Blitz funding from TIA 1998.
Received $1,000 from USTA Texas Section to begin middle schools tennis program in Tyler, TX 1998.
Primary fundraiser of $35,000.00 to help build a public tennis center pro shop, Tyler, TX. Recruited Vic Braden to do fundraiser luncheon. Tyler 1998.
Received USTA Texas Section Grow the Game grant $3,000.00, Tyler, TX 1998.
Received $5,000 for community development Tier II funding, Tyler, TX 1998.
Received multi-year grant of $4,000 for executive director grant for our local community tennis association, Tyler, TX 1998.
Tennis Industry Association Grow the Game grants $7,500.00, Tyler, TX 1999.
Received USTA national grant for $7,500 for USA tennis pathway funding for 2000.
Tennis Industry Association Grow the Game grants $10,000.00, Tyler, TX 2000.
Received USTA Texas Section Executive Director grant for $6,500.00, Tyler, TX 2001.
Received $55,000.00 sponsorship dollars for three USTA Men’s professional events, Tyler, TX 2001-03. (Prize money tournaments = $115,000.00) 2001-03.
Received National USTA grant $2,500.00 for development of local parks and recreation program, Tyler, TX 2002.
Primary fundraiser of $10,000.00 for the UT Tyler tennis program, 2002-03.
Primary fundraiser of $5,000 by hosting NETX first annual tennis banquet, 2004.
Received $2,000 sponsorship from Guarantee Bank to develop Junior Team Tennis, 2004.
Approved for $10,000.00 matching grant from USTA Texas Section for regional staffing in Tyler, 2005.
Received $20,000.00 advertising grant from USTA Texas Section for NETX, 2005.
Received $67,784.64 USTA national parks and recreation grant for the development of Kossover Tennis Center, 2005.
Assisted with fundraising project that resulted in $160,000.00 being raised, 2005-06.
Received $500 grant from USTA Kansas District to offer indoor court time to underprivileged high school tennis players during winter, 2007.
Appointed to Boards/Volunteer Work
Board of Directors American Heart Association, Smith County, Tyler, TX 1994-96.
Chairman of National Strength and Conditioning Association Special Interest Group (SIG) for tennis, 1997-01.
Board of Directors Tyler Community Tennis Association, Tyler, TX, 1997-98.
Chairman of USPTA Texas division sports science committee 1997-99.
Committee member USTA Texas section sports science, 1997-99.
Executive committee member USTA Texas section executive committee member,
President Tyler Community Tennis Association, 1999-00.
Chairman USTA Texas section adult committee, 1999-01.
Member of University of Texas at Tyler athletics expansion committee, 2002-03.
Vice President of Tyler Community Tennis Association, 2004-05.
Committee member USTA Texas Section collegiate committee, 2004-05.
Topeka Tennis Association committee member, Topeka KS 2005-07.
USTA Kansas District committee member, 2006.
USTA Kansas District Treasurer and Officer 2007-08.
Coaching Accomplishments Education & Experience
Assisted in coaching nationally ranked junior tennis players at Rick Macci Tennis Academy in Haines City, FL 1987-88.
Coached advanced juniors at Clemson University tennis camp with Chuck Kriese, South Carolina, 1989.
Assisted Head Collegiate Coach with developing nationally ranked collegiate players in preparation for tournament competition, The University of Texas at Tyler, TX 1990.
Primary coach for 15-20 junior tennis players that competed in sectional USTA tournaments and high school tennis. Tyler Tennis and Swim Club. Responsible for practices, tournament coaching, players sign up for tournaments, travel arrangements, travel and supervise players in preparation for competition. Tyler, TX 1990-91.
Graduate level course work completed in exercise physiology, sports psychology exercise prescription, biomechanics, motor learning, motor control, nutrition and sports medicine, Tyler TX 1991-93.
Coached several local junior players, organized practices, assisted with travel and coached at tournaments, Tyler TX 1994-96.
Certification approved as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) at National Strength and Conditioning Conference in Atlanta, Georgia 1996.
Primary coach for 10-15 tournament players in academy setting, Coached 9 USTA Texas Sectional winners and one national open champion. Tyler, TX 1997-01.
Coached USTA adult league teams both men and women in the following divisions- 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5, Tyler, TX 1997-2002.
Accepted into USTA Tennis High Performance Coaching Program, Houston, TX 2000.
Coached USTA women’s 3.0 district winners, Tyler TX 2003.
Coached USTA women senior State Champions, Tyler TX 2004.
Head coach for men and women at the University of Texas at Tyler, NCAA III,
2002-04. Coached in over 50 collegiate matches and tournaments.
Developed Sports Psychology educational and testing protocol for tennis player. The University of Texas at Tyler Kinesiology department, Tyler TX 2004.
Coached 9.0 Mixed adult team district winners, Tyler, TX 2004.
Junior Team Tennis Commissioner/Coach for USTA Texas Section, 2004-05.
Primary coach for 10-15 tournament players. Organized practices, traveled to tournaments assist with equipment, rankings, tournament selection and coaching before and after competition. Faulkner Tennis Complex, Tyler, TX 2005.
Developed comprehensive tennis academy to help young people actualize their potential in tennis, Topeka, KS 2005.
Coached 10 USTA adult league teams in various divisions from 3.0-4.5, Topeka, KS. 2005-06.
Primary coach for over 50 junior and collegiate tournament players in academy setting. Practice design, tournament selection, training programs, goal setting, coaching during practice and tournaments, Topeka, KS 2005-06.
Developed 57 USTA Tournament Champions, 5 state champions, City and League high school champions, 6-A State runner up, 12 USTA Sectional Champions, 6 Super National qualifiers, Topeka KS 2005-06.
Coached collegiate players from Drake, Missouri, Arkansas, Saint Louis University, Washburn, Emporia and Johnson County, Topeka KS 2005-06.
Coached player playing professional satellite tournaments, Topeka KS 2005.
Comprehensive knowledge and experience of sectional and national tournament selection process, endorsement process, point systems, qualifying tournaments, draws and rules. Experienced coaching during sectional and national tournaments. 2005-06.
National Zonal Coach representing USTA Missouri Valley (6-State region) boys and girls 14s division. Conduct team meetings; build team spirit, on court coaching (8-10 hours a day), emotional support for children and parents. North Carolina, July 8-13, 2006.
Head National Zonal Coach representing USTA Missouri Valley (6-State region) boys and girls 16s division. Organize and assist USTA Missouri Valley national coaches, conduct team meetings; build team spirit, on court coaching (8-10 hours a day), administrative duties, emotional support for children and parents. St. Louis, July 26-30, 2006.
National Zonal Coach representing USTA Missouri Valley (6-State region) boys and girls 12s division. Conduct team meetings; build team spirit, on court coaching (8-10 hours a day), emotional support for children and parents. Nebraska, July 25-30, 2007.
Other Programs & Awards
Tyler Summer Youth program 1997-04
FTL 97, 98, 99
School Assemblies Clinician 99, 00, 01
Play Tennis America Captain 97, 98, 99
TIA Blitz Captain, 98, 99
Started a Middle Schools program for Tyler, 1998
USTA Free for All Captain, 99, 00
USTA Lone Star League 98, 99, 00
Cartoon Network Smash Tennis Captain 1998
Tennis Festival UT Tyler Feb 25, 1999
Developed Eagle Tennis Academy (ASTP), 2002
Developed Home School Tennis Program, 2003
USTA Kansas Facility of the Year, 2005
USTA Kansas Event of the year, 2006
USTA Kansas Tournament of the Year, 2006
USTA Kansas Junior Player of the Year (daughter), 2006
USPTA Kansas Pro of the Year, 2006
USTA Kansas District Family of the Year, 2007
USTA Kansas Organization of the Year, 2007
Tournament and Playing Experience
Outstanding junior player in northern California with sectional USTA tournament wins. Played #2 on Berkeley High school tennis team.
#1 player on San Diego City College Varsity men’s team with a dual match record of
Competed in professional satellite tournaments in New York, made the main draw in doubles, last round qualifying singles, 1984.
Ranked #3 in San Diego in Men’s singles behind Randy Nixon and Michael Chang, 1985.
Finalist in $7,000 prize money tournament in Mexicali, Mexico by defeating Alejandra Hernandez in the Semifinals, 1985.
San Diego District Men’s Open Champion 1985.
USTA National Amateur Singles Champion, San Diego CA 1985.
Tournament winner of San Diego City College prize money tournament; defeating Mark Tappen in Finals, 1985.
Men’s Open 2nd place at San Diego Tribune Tournament, 1985.
Champion of Martin Luther King prize money tournament at Balboa Park defeating Peter Hermann in finals, 1985.
Received full tennis scholarship to Texas A&M Commerce NCAA Division II
Lone Star Conference, 1986.
#1 player in singles and doubles on Texas A&M Commerce with a dual match record of 18-1 on the varsity tennis team, 1986.
NCAA Lone Star Conference Champion in singles and doubles, 1986.
Most Valuable Player Texas A&M Commerce men’s tennis team, 1986.
National Semifinalist NCAA II Tennis Tournament in California, 1986.
NCAA II national All-American in singles, 1986.
Qualified in professional tennis tournament in Waco, TX. Defeated Amed Elmehelmy (Egypt) ranked #195 in the world, 1986.
Received first ATP world ranking in singles by qualifying in satellite tournaments in Waco, Tyler and Arkansas, 1987.
Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) world ranking of #899, 1987.
Preseason national ranking #1 in the nation NCAA II, 1987.
Texas A&M Commerce undefeated against NCAA division one schools in dual match play. Dual match record of 17-2, 1987.
NCAA Lone Star Conference Champion in singles and doubles, 1987.
Most Valuable Player at Texas A&M Commerce, 1987.
Received the #1 seed at NCAA II National singles tournament in Riverside California, 1987. Quarterfinalist.
NCAA II national All American in singles and doubles, 1987.
Finalist in Doubles NCAA national tournament, 1987.
Qualified and competed in NCAA Division I national tournament in Georgia, 1987.
Finalist Escondido Tournament defeated Scott Melville in doubles, CA 1987.
Made decision to take one year off from college and play professional tennis tournaments, 1988.
Trained with World Renowned pro coach Rick Macci for one year while competing in professional tournaments, 1988.
Trained with Jennifer Capriati, Tommy Ho, Will Bull, Vemal Patel, Tobias Svantesson, Shelby Cannon, Jimmy Brown and Joey Blake. 1988.
Won prize money tournament in Orlando Florida, 1988.
Tentative Florida Men’s open ranking #3 in singles, 1988.
Competed in pro events in Maryland, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Hawaii qualifying in several tournaments, 1988.
Received ATP World ranking of 908 by defeating Mark Knowles, Royce Deppe and Chris Garner in pro tennis doubles Hawaii, 1988.
Semifinalist in Maryland $20,000 prize money tournament losing to eventual winner Christian Bergstrom (#70 in the world). Made Finals of doubles with partner Jimmy Brown losing to Howard Herr (#425 Doubles, Durbin South Africa) and Barry Moir (#163 Republic South Africa), 1988.
Won pre-qualifying tournament (128 draw) to enter Grand Prix qualifying event in Newark New Jersey,1988.
Won two rounds in Grand Prix Qualifier beating Howard Endelman #660 in the world and Chris Kennedy ranked #325 in the world before losing to Thomas Hogstedt of Sweden ranked #245. 1988.
Returned to college tennis on a full tennis scholarship to The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX 1989.
Completed collegiate tennis career at The University of Texas at Tyler by winning the coveted Triple Crown, 1989.
NAIA National Champion in singles (264 draw/single elimination), Kansas City, MS 1989.
NAIA National Champion in doubles (128 draw/single elimination). Kansas City, MS, 1989.
NAIA National Team Champion (33 teams), Kansas City, MS, 1989.
Ward Ballinger award for most outstanding player in the NAIA National Championships, Kansas City, MS, 1989.
NAIA national All-American in singles and doubles, 1989.
Final national ranking of #1 in singles, NAIA, 1989.
Final national ranking of #1 in doubles, NAIA, 1989.
Fourth player in the history of NAIA to win all 4 honors in one year, 1989.
Final collegiate win/loss record for four years was 89 wins & 9 losses in dual match play at the #1 singles position, 1989.
Appointed by Tennis Magazine to the Rolex Collegiate All Star Team with Arthur Ashe, Flushing Meadows, New York, 1989.
Five time national All-American including singles and doubles 1986-1989.
Tournament wins over NCAA I, II, III & NJCAA national champions in tournament play.
Competed in pro tournament in Louisiana before returning to school to complete bachelors and masters degrees, 1989.
Won $5,000 prize money tournament in doubles defeating collegiate team from Texas A&M University, 1993.
Tournament winner men’s open division at Hollytree Country Club, 1995.
Tournament winner men’s open division at Lufkin Country Club, 1997.
Competed in various Texas tournaments and Pro-Am events in 1998-99.
Tournament winner of Houston Coca Cola Open men’s 30s division defeating Kelly Ward in the finals, 2000 (largest adult tournament in Texas).
Finalist in doubles tournament in Houston Texas defeating Nicolas Kroon, 2001.
Defeated Luke Jenson (French Open Champion-Doubles 1995) in men’s doubles and mixed doubles to help Kansas win USTA Missouri Valley Battle of the Districts, 2006.
Received USTA Bronze Ball for mixed doubles, San Diego, CA 2007.
Competed with/against other World Ranked ATP Players in tournament play (highest rankings listed): Sammy Giammalva #28, Christian Bergstrom #32, Thomas Hogstedt #38, Jimmy Brown #42, Nicolas Kroon #46, Paul Goldstein #70, Tommy Ho #85, Scott Melville #182, Amed Elmehelmy #190, Prakash Amritraj #220, Chris Kennedy #301, Chris Garner #336, Scott Brown #432, Yung Minh Kwon (sp?) #450 and Howard Endelman #660.