When were you first introduced to tennis?
When I was 13. I have been at Drumlins 38 years.
What inspired you to continue tennis?
I liked it. I improved quickly. My dad was my hitting partner.
What do you do for fun (other than tennis)?
I sail, kayak, go to the opera and read. Also, driving my Miata.
What are some accomplishments you are most proud of?
Tex Schwab Lifetime Achievement Award, USPTA Eastern Division 2002.
United States Professional Tennis Association - Professional of the Year 1993. A charter inductee of the Kalamazoo College Athletic Hall of Fame, 1986.
Winner of Sue Little Sportsmanship Award given by Albion College Irving the Women's Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (WMIAA) tournament.
Winner of 4 WMIAA Conference Championships.
Head Professional at Drumlins since 1979. Staff professional since 1972. Having helped so many high school players to play on tennis teams.
Post-Standard Woman of Achievement, 1987.
38 years of experience on Drumlins' staff
1989 USPTA National Tournament finalist
Adjunct Professor of Exercise Science at Syracuse University
USTA Training Center Regional Coach
Women's Speakers Bureau semifinalist
Former college team member, Kalamazoo College, MI. Charter member of Kalamazoo College Athletic Hall of Fame 1986
Four-time singles champion, Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Speaker at USPTA National Convention, 1994 - 1997
Member of USPTA National Executive Committee, 1995-1998
USPTA Eastern Division President, 1995 & 1996
USPTA Eastern Professional of the Year, 1993
National Summer Coach of Girl's 18's at Forest Hills, NY, 1992, Eastern Tennis Association
National Summer Coach of Girl's 18's at Fairfield, CA, 1993
National Summer Coach, Forest Hills, NY, 1992
Zonal 14's Coach during summer 1991, Asheville, NC
USPTA, Eastern Division, Tex Schwab Lifetime Achievement Award, 2002