Bryan Vosburgh - Director of Adult Programs

Bryan has over 25 years of teaching experience. He graduated from Ferris State University in the Professional Tennis Management Programs. He is a certified USPTA and a USPTR pro. Bryan competed on the Professional Satellite Tour 1988-1993. He also competed year round on local and national age division events including charity events, father and son tournaments. Bryan enjoys working with and teaching all levels of play.

Chris Shaya - Director of Junior Programs

After only seven years, Chris Shaya has emerged as one of the top coaches in the Midwest. A Bloomfield Hills native, Chris played #1 singles for Andover and received all State recognition his freshman year. In his junior year, Chris attended Saddlebrook Tennis Academy training and competing against players such as Mardy Fish, Andy Roddick, and Jennifer Capriati. Also, during his junior year, Chris captured the Florida High School State Championship and was named "Florida Player of the Year". After a year of professional tennis, Chris attended the University of Michigan from 1999-2003. There he demonstrated his leadership skills as captain from 2001-2003. Since college Chris has continued coaching players of all levels ranging from adults to world ranked professionals. From 2004-2006 he was the Troy High School varsity coach, leading them to two top 5 finishes and several State champions. Currently, he is the head coach for the SEMTA Jr. Davis Cup Squad, boy's 18 and under division.

Paco Trinidad 

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Greg Burks, USPTA Elite Professional

For the past 12 years, Greg Burks has been a USTA certified tennis professional. Throughout his teaching career, Greg has coached many of the top high school players in the area. In the fall he coaches the boy's varsity tennis team at (Bloomfield Hills) Lahser High School. His teams have consistently finished in the Top Ten in the state. In the spring, Greg coaches the girl's varsity tennis team at Rochester Adams High School. Greg graduated with a Bachelor of Science - Business Degree from Oakland University.

Tammy Wang

Tammy brings over 26 years of experience as a player and coach.  Since 1998, she has taught players of all ages and levels from beginners to nationally ranked juniors that have gone on to play collegiate tennis.  She has taught at several different clubs in the area and around the Midwest.  Tammy also stayed on briefly as Student-Assistant Coach at the University of Minnesota.  She continues to coach the SEMTA Competition Training Center and the SEMTA Girl’s 18 and under Marian Wood Baird Cup Team.  As a top nationally ranked junior, she captured numerous state (NE), sectional (MVTA) and national titles in both singles and doubles.  Tammy was a 4-year letter winner at the University of Minnesota from 1997-2001, team captain her senior year, a Big Ten Finalist and qualifier of the Riviera All-American Championships and NCAA Championships.  She was awarded Most Valuable Player of the Year in 2001, the Belmar Gunderson Award in 1999, 2000 and 2001 and Most Improved in 1998.

Mark Walker

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Tony Cornwell

Tony ("Toe-Knee") has been teaching tennis to all age groups for over 33 years and is USPTA certified since 1992.  Aside from teaching, Tony has played in many tournaments in the 1980s and 1990s.  He loves to share those exciting experiences to further engage adult and junior beginners looking to play and grow in the sport.  His history and experience in teaching shows in the success of his own 3 children and the players that have gone to play districts, nationals, and into college. 

Aaron Paajanen

Originally from Arizona, Aaron comes to Michigan after being named the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at the University of Detroit Mercy in July 2015. Prior to this he spent the last 10 years coaching in California, 6 of those years at the NCAA D1 level. Aaron began coaching full time at Top Seed Tennis Academy in Los Angeles back in 2005 where he worked with players of all ages and levels.   From there he began coaching at the Gate Academy also in Los Angeles working with the nation’s top juniors, college players and current ATP players. Also while in Los Angeles Aaron was the men’s assistant coach at Loyola Marymount University from 2009-2013 before moving up north to the Bay Area where he was again an assistant coach for the men’s team at Santa Clara University from 2013-2015. During this time Broncos were ranked as high as #42 in the country. Also while in the Bay Area, Aaron worked with highly nationally ranked juniors at Flash Tennis Academy and spent time on court with top WTA players. As a player Aaron was a top 5 junior player in Arizona. While in college he was named to the 2002 ITA All American team while attending Cowley College in Kansas and was also the team captain while at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. After college Aaron obtained a national ranking competing in ITF futures and challenger tournaments where he had wins over ATP ranked players.

Nick Tolomei

Nick began playing tennis at 11 years old, spending the majority of his junior days here at Bloomfield Tennis & Fitness.  He represented SEMTA in Davis Cup and at the Midwest Closed.  Nick went on to play collegiate tennis at the University of Detroit Mercy, and played number one and two singles his junior and senior years.  After college, Nick became the Assistant Coach for Oakland University Women's Tennis Team for two years.  Since 2013, Nick has assisted fellow BT Pro and Bloomfield Hills High School Boy's Tennis Coach Greg Burks during the fall seasons.  Nick joined the Bloomfield Tennis & Fitness family in October 2014 and has been involved with the Junior Programs and private lessons. 

Cory Jorgensen

Growing up in Southern California, Cory was active in many sports. By age 10, tennis was his main focus and he began to play Junior Tournaments where he excelled in the rankings.  Cory continued playing on the Calabasas High School, where he helped the team go undefeated in league play and helped win 4 straight California Inter-Scholastic Federation State Championships.  He went on to play California State University Northridge where he had the opportunity to practice and play against some of the best competition in the country, including top players such as Michael Chang, Pete Sampras, Jeff Tarango and Ricky Leach.  Since then, Cory has spent his summer traveling to tournaments and assisting Jr. Development Camps at clubs and public-park programs.  Since 2011, Cory has helped grow the BT 10 and Under QuickStart program and USTA Jr. Team Tennis Leagues.  In 2014, Cory helped coach the Notre Dame Prep Girls Varsity Tennis Team to their school's best showing, coming in 5th place at the State Championships.  He continues to teach in the BT junior program (QuickStart) and give private lessons. 

Candy Kopetzki-Girdler, USPTA Elite Professional

Candy has been teaching tennis since 1991 to both juniors and adults.  Candy's past accolades include being a former professional circuit player and a highly-recruited junior player for Indiana University, which at the time ranked in the top-ten of the NCAA Division I rankings and was a member of the Big Ten Women’s Championship team four years in a row, beating Northwestern for the Championship each year. She competed in over 400 Division I singles and doubles matches and was a four time selection as “All Big-Ten first team”. She earned an invitation to the elite Individual NCAA Singles Championships all four years. She grew up in the SEMTA district and qualified for all USTA National tournaments from age 13 to age 18 and earned her highest USTA National ranking of #32 in the G18 and under. She is a two-time, No. 1 Singles MHSAA Division I High School Champion, a SEMTA Qualifier Champion, a Midwest Closed Finalist and Hoxie Sportsmanship Award Winner. She has over fifteen years of tennis teaching experience including Assistant Head Professional at Bloomfield Open Hunt Club, Great Oaks Country Club, LifeTime Rochester, SportsClub of West Bloomfield and Beverly Hills Club. She grew up playing at Franklin Racquet Club, Wimbledon Racquet Club, Beverly Hills Club and at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (now IMG Academy). She enjoys teaching all developing skill levels with an emphasis on proper stroke mechanics and footwork to juniors and adults. Candy is also the 2015 Cranbrook-Kingswood Head Coach for the Girls JV Tennis program.

Andrew Cahn

Andrew grew up in the Bloomfield area and has been playing at BT his entire tennis life. He went to West Bloomfield High School where he was 3-time All-State selection and was the recipient of the Michigan High School Tennis, Mr. Tennis award in 2011.  Andrew was also a Midwest Cup SEMTA participant.  
He went on to play collegiate tennis at Western Michigan University where he was named team captain, and part of a team that won 3 conference titles and made two NCAA tournament appearances. While at WMU, Andrew studied Marketing and Communications.

Sue DiClemente

Sue graduated from Michigan State University and developed a passion for tennis while raising a family.  As a member of Bloomfield Tennis for over 20 years, Sue began helping with the Junior Program introducing the wonderful game and sport of tennis and implementing QuickStart Tennis to young children.  An avid participant in USTA for 18 year, Sue was on a 2014 USTA team that took the Michigan State League Champions title.  She has earned USTA Recreational coaching certification and acquired PTR certification.  Sue has participated in several recreational coaching workshops to bring new and exciting techniques and fun games to help promote the great game of tennis.  

Michael Sendor
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