A certified PTR and USPTA professional whose successful teaching career (Mid-West Pro of the Year – New England Pro of the Year) led to his advancement into club management. Doug retired in May 2005, after 32 years from Tennis Corporation of America (TCA), the world largest owner and operator of indoor tennis clubs, responsible for 40 clubs and 200 tennis professionals. He was their Chief Operating Officer. Doug was recently inducted into the Mid-West USPTA Hall of Fame.
He is now teaching tennis part time, and has started a tennis business consulting company called Cash Flow Tennis. The goal of Cash Flow Tennis is to help clubs and professionals grow and run their businesses more successfully. Doug was recently named as the first Wilson Tennis Business Advisor to their 2500 sponsored professionals.
His expertise is on programming, compensation, tennis marketing, sales, developing managers, financial performance, human resource management, and the hiring and training of tennis professionals. He and his wife Sharon, reside in Chicago, IL and have six sons and two grandsons.
Doug and his family at the TCA Retirement party
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