IUTC Administration reports to the current Chair of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Studies within the School of Public Health-Bloomington.
Our instructors are trained and led by USPTA Master Pro and IUTC Head Pro Mike O’Connell. Many are USPTA certified instructors. Collectively, they have over 200 years of tennis teaching experience!
We have three full time instructors and several part time instructors in three different instruction levels, which are categorized based on their level of expertise, years of experience, and certifications.
USPTA Certification: Master Tennis Professional
- Only 1% of certified teaching professionals are at the Master Professional level
- 2009 USPTA Midwest Pro of the Year
- Ranked nationally in singles and doubles
- Coached several players with National rankings and hundreds with Sectional and District rankings
- B.S. Oakland City College; played collegiate basketball and tennis
- M.S. Troy State University
- Four years in the U.S. Air Force, where he coached two championship teams,
- USPTA Indiana Pro of the Year 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, and 1997
- Inducted into the USPTA Midwest Hall of Fame in 1998
- Former USPTA Indiana Board President and VP
- Numerous published articles in Tennis Magazine, USPTA Midwest Connection
- Speaker and presenter at USPTA National Convention, HS Coaches Convention
- Served as the French Lick Springs Resort Tennis Director for 15 years
USPTA Certification: Level 1
USTA Certified High Performance Coach
- Completed the IU Tennis Center Training for Career Professionals Program
- B.S. Indiana University Kelley School of Business
- 2006 USPTA Indiana Tennis Professional of the Year
- 2008-2012 USPTA Indiana President
- 2012-Present USPTA Midwest Executive Board Member
- USTA Indiana State Head Coach 2013-Present
- USTA Midwest Zonal Coach
- CITA Team Cup Coach
- USPTA Tennis Ambassador
- Member of the USTA Midwest Coaches Commission
- Serves on the USTA CITA Junior Team Tennis Committee
- Speaker and presenter at USPTA Midwest Conference, USPTA Mid-Year Forum, and IHSAA High School Coaches Convention
- Author of several tennis related articles published in National and Regional USPTA publications.
- Member of the Prince National Team
USPTA Certification: Level 1
- B.S. in Management from Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
- Played and lettered 4 years varsity for Bloomington High School South
- 2 time 1st Team All-State Doubles selection
- Academic All-State Honorable Mention
- 2012 USPTA Indiana Professional of the Year
- 2012-Present USPTA Indiana Vice President
- 2010-Present Head Coach for Bloomington South Girls Tennis
- Ranked as high as #1 in Central Indiana Men's Open Singles and Mixed Doubles Divisions
With a goal to provide excellent customer service, the friendly Control Center staff is here for YOU; our members. We’re here to help!
The IUTC complex is also home to the IU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams. We proudly support their programs, athletes, coaches, and missions.