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Meet Rush-Copley's Tennis Professionals

Mike Lange, Manager of Tennis, 630-978-6280 ext. 6746

USPTA Professional, USTA/Midwest Section Cap Leighton Award 2004, USPTA Industry Excellence Award 1997, USPTA Midwest Professional of the Year 1996, USPTA Midwest Tester of the Year 1994, USPTA Midwest Rookie of the Year 1991, USPTA IL Professional of the Year 1993, USPTA IL Professional of the Year 1994, Outstanding Young American 1996, USPTA Executive Board, USPTA Midwest Division President, USTA Midwest Head Testing Chairman, USTA/NITA District President, USTA Committees, USTA Verifier, USTA Schools Clinician, USA Development Coach, 2008 USPTA George Basco National Tester of the Year Recipient, 2011 USPTA Midwest Division Hall of Fame Inductee, Wilson Premiere Advisory Team.

Mike Lange

Jeff Neuman, Head Tennis Professional, 630-499-2375

USPTA & USPTR Professional, Played at #1 Singles and Doubles at Oklahoma State University, Big 8 Player of the Year, Top 10 NCAA Division 1 Ranking in both singles and doubles. Attained a ATP world ranking, won the Hawaiian Satellite Circuit, #1 ranked junior in the USTA Midwest Section, Boy's 18 singles and doubles. Jeff also earned two national sportsmanship awards. Wilson Advisory Staff

Jeff Neuman

Dave Briddle, Staff Professional, 630-978-6702

USPTA Certified.  30 plus years of teaching experience, Former USTA/NITA Jr. Davis Cup and Jr. Wightman Cup Coach, Former students include two Illinois High School State Champions. Wilson Advisory Staff

 

Michael Kures, Staff Professional/Stringing Technician, 630-546-2596

USPTA Professional.  Played tennis for U.C.L.A., Member of the U.C.L.A. Hall of Fame, #1 Singles and Doubles at U.C.L.A., French Open Juniors Doubles Runner-Up, U.S. Open, Italian Open and Belgium Open Junior Doubles Champion, Member of the U.S.A. Junior Davis Cup Champions, Coached many USTA/Midwest Section and Nationally Ranked Players, Achieved A.T.P. Men's world ranking of #67, Only player to win the Easter Bowl Championships in all three categories 14's, 16's and 18's, Wilson Advisory Staff.

Sean Ragee-Nelson, Staff Professional

USPTA applied for. Played tennis for Western Illinois, named Summit League All-Conference Second Team 2008-2009. Sean was an Adult USTA League Player and taught Western Illinois University Men and Women’s team as an Assistant Tennis Coach. He was a member of the Wilson Advisory Staff. Worked and trained at the Tennissmith Academy in Tampa, Florida.  Held rankings in the USTA Midwest Section and MITA District. Wilson Advisory Staff.

Dave Subrt, Staff Professional/Tournament Director, 630-978-4813

USPTR Certified.  Conference Champion in Singles and Doubles in MIAA, Top 20 in the Nation in Division II Doubles, 1992 achieved #1 Ranking in Doubles in USTA/Midwest Section, Top 75 USTA/Midwest Section Singles Ranking Boys 16, Wilson Advisory Staff.

Jonathan Diamond, Staff Professional/ Activities Coordinator

USPTA Certified, USTA Adult League Player, Wilson Advisory Staff.

Scott Toliver, Staff Professional/ Stringing Technician

USPTA and PTR Certified. B.S.S Physics and Computer Science. Played tennis for Cornell College, set school records for doubles wins in a season, singles wins in a season, and total wins in a season. Iowa Conference, All Conference 2001 and 2002. Formerly Director of Video Analysis at Midland Community Tennis center.

Blair Kuckie, Staff Professional

USPTA Certified, trained at Harry Hopman's Tennis Academy, Staff Professional at Holiday Racquet Club in Harvey, IL, Staff Professional at John's Island in Vero Beach FL, Staff Professional at The Reserve in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Susan Elliot, Staff Professional

PTR Certified, Played Tennis for University of Illinois at Chicago, achieved #5 ranking in Ladies Open Singles in USTA Midwest Section, achieved #4 ranking in Ladies Open Doubles at USTA Florida Tennis Association, Head Professional at Huntington Estates in Naperville, IL, Head Women's Coach for Elmhurst College, Head Professional at Willowbrook Athletic Club in Willowbrook, IL.  

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