Michael Phillips is a USPTA-certified elite-level professional and an ITPA-certified tennis-conditioning specialist.
As a junior player, Michael competed in USTA and high school competition in Florida and later became a member of the Indian River State College team in Ft. Pierce, FL. As an adult, Michael has competed in USTA Open singles & doubles tournaments, and USTA adult leagues in FL and NY. Relocating to SoCal in 2017.
Michael brings more than 2 decades of teaching, coaching & conditioning experience to the Dial Jones Tennis Academy. In addition to coaching, Michael has presented several workshops including pathways to college tennis, conditioning tactics and tennis-program building for the USPTA Eastern Div.(NY, NJ, CT.) conferences, and served as the Division’s lead representative to the NYC tennis community.
Previous coaching highlights include: Head Tennis Coach for the Brooklyn College Bulldogs’ Men’s and Women’s tennis programs in 2015 and 2016 (NCAA – D3) and this year as an Asst. Tennis Coach and Conditioning Specialist for the Birmingham Charter High School Boys Team in Van Nuys.
Michael feels fortunate that teaching tennis allows him to stay active and make a positive difference in a student’s game and athletic ability.
Mike teaches at Reed & Marine Courts!
Looking to experience all the best Santa Monica has to offer in a single afternoon? Then come check out Reed Park, some of the best-maintained, most well-lit courts in the city! Besides offering excellent amenities, Reed Park puts you in walking distance of the best attractions downtown Santa Monica has to offer, like the restaurants and shops at 3rd Street Promenade or the views and attractions at the Santa Monica Pier! Use our Easy Online Scheduler above to book your lesson with Mike today!
Marine Park is ideally situated between southern Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Venice, and Culver City, making it an excellent place to connect with players from all over the region! The courts have excellent lighting and are situated near basketball courts, a soccer field, baseball fields, a handball court, and a children’s playground for all the sport-lovers in your family! With ample free parking available, make your lesson the start of a day trip to Abbott Kinney’s blend of history and modernity while sampling their amazing food trucks, stroll down the Venice Canals, or enjoy some first class seafood down at the Marina!
1406 Marine St, Santa Monica, CA 90405