MEET THE DIRECTOR
Michael Filipek – Owner & Director of Beyond Tennis Camps
In his 14th year of directing camps, Michael Filipek is the founder and director of Beyond Camps (formerly known as Michael Filipek Tennis & Sports Academy). He was born and raised in central Connecticut and as a player, he was twice the #1 ranked junior tennis player in all of New England.
Michael was consistently a nationally ranked tennis player and received a scholarship to attend Indiana University. He captained the tennis team at Indiana and graduated in 1997. He subsequently gained professional tour experience in both the United States and Europe.
As a coach, Michael is a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional and has fifteen years of full time teaching tennis experience. He is the Head Tennis Professional & Junior Development Director at Tennis in Manhattan operating three clubs in New York City and his Junior Development Program is the largest and most successful junior program in Manhattan.
Michael brings his passion and lifetime tennis experience as a player and a coach to the adidas Tennis Camps making this an excellent choice for a tennis camp in Connecticut. His enthusiastic and caring style inspires players of all ages and levels.
Additional staff will consist of current and former college players, high school coaches, college coaches, USPTA and USPTR certified coaches.