About Bobby


Born in Windsor, Canada, Bobby's tennis career started at the age of 14 after winning 6 Canadian national championships in both singles and doubles.  From there, Bobby was  selected to represent Canada for the world youth cup and sunshine cup.  As a junior he won the Orange Bowl in doubles and was a semi finalist in singles. 

Things took off from there as Bobby was a Davis Cup member and player for 10 years, reaching an ATP ranking of 200 singles and 130 doubles, and  was on the Sydney Olympic team.  Bobby has played in Wimbledon, US Open, and French Open.  He has had  8 wins over top 50 players in singles and over 20 doubles wins over top 50 teams. 

Bobby was inducted into the Windsor and Essex county Hall Of Fame back in Canada 2014. Bobby is experienced  working with all levels from Professional Touring Players, College Players, and Rising Juniors to recreational players looking to have fun and get exercise!

Bobby's passion for the game shines through and motivates the people he works with.  He has a true love  of tennis and will bring out the best in each player he coaches.


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Akira Santillan- Current ATP ranking 172 and career high junior ITF ranking #7

"I love coming to work with Bobby during the off season training and in between my tournaments.  He has a great eye and knows how to tweek small things to make huge differences in my game. Bobby has helped me to understand that keeping things simple and having an open mind is the only way to peak perform".

Mickael Faucher-Embry Riddle University

"Bobby always brings positive energy on the court and that really motivated me to push harder and harder everyday while in the juniors with my main goal to one day play tennis on a scholarship."

Micheal Rubin -University Of Michigan

"I really enjoyed training and learning from Bobby. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the game that was vital in my development as a player!!!"

Sebastien Lareau- Sydney Olympic Gold medalist in doubles

"I had the chance to work with Bobby at the end of my career and I reached a career high #4 doubles and #76 singles ATP. I wish we could of worked earlier in my playing days when the game was changing to slower courts and his Spanish teaching methods would have really came into effect."

Joe Van Meter- Played #1 for Cleveland State University

"The biggest lesson I learned from Bobby is to work hard and never have a quitting attitude.  If you work hard everyday, eventually it will pay off!"

Christian Langmo- Pro- Former University Of Miami Player

"My favorite thing about Bobby was his ability to relate to his players, regardless of their level. His perspective gave me a lot of insight as to what it takes to become a professional player transitioning from college."



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