Michael-FilipekMichael Filipek is founder and director of the Michael Filipek Tennis & Sports Academy. He was born and raised in central Connecticut and grew up as a multi-sport athlete and was twice the number one ranked junior tennis player in New England. Michael was consistently a nationally ranked 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 experience. He is the Head Professional and Junior Development Director for Tennis in Manhattan which operates three clubs in New York City. Michael’s Junior Development Program is the largest and most successful junior tennis program in Manhattan.

Michael brings his passion and lifetime tennis & athletic experience as a student and a teacher to the Michael Filipek Tennis Academy. His enthusiastic and caring style inspires players of all ages and levels. Michael will be on site each day working with every camper.