Co-Founder, Co-Owner, Tennis Professional
Chris brings an extensive background in elite tennis instruction, program development and club management to Wessen Indoor Tennis Club.
Chris began his professional career providing intensive, high level training to both juniors and adults at Franklin Athletic Club. Chris moved on to become Owner and General Manager of Square Lake Athletic Club (now known as “Bloomfield Tennis”) where he recreated the organization, substantially improving both the facility and tennis programming. In fact, under his guidance, both the Detroit Free Press and Hour Magazine honored Square Lake as “Best of Detroit.” In addition to redefining Square Lake, Chris has developed extensive junior and adult training programs for numerous area clubs including Birmingham Racquet Club and Bloomfield Open Hunt Indoor Tennis Club.
As a player, Chris enjoyed substantial success as both a junior and college player, ultimately playing the #1 position at Oakland University. Over the years, he has developed numerous highly ranked junior players, many of whom he guided to successful college careers. An extremely versatile instructor, Chris also trains adult players, ensuring each reaches his or her maximum potential
In addition to his activities as co-owner/operator of Wessen ITC, Chris is proud to be head coach of the Bloomfield Hills High School Girls’ Varsity Tennis Team, which finished third in the State of Michigan this year.