The Michael Filipek Tennis & Sports Academy

The Michael Filipek Tennis & Sports Academy

5.0 (6)
12 years in business

About this pro

Top quality tennis lessons and childrens camps.

Tennis has been my life since age 5 and I love watching my students improve and fall in love with the game!

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Credentials

Norwalk, CT 06851
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6 Reviews

5.0

  • Regis Worsoe

    Patient, professional and fun! A great Teacher!

  • Sebastien Marc Naginski

    Michael Filipek is definitely one of the best coaches I've ever had! I've been going to his summer camp for 4 years and I'm now taking private lessons with him. He's very detail oriented and the drills we do speak very specifically to what I'm working on! I'm a ranked junior player, and many of my achievements can be attributed to his outstanding coaching.

  • Gretchen Englander

    Michael Filipek is a fantastic tennis instructor. He instructs me once a week, along with 3 other women in doubles. He ALWAYS comes prepared (and on time) with drills, new strategies, and makes sure I work hard. His constructive criticism is well received and has made me a much better player. I highly recommend anyone to utilize Michaels expertise to better their tennis game.

  • Sonia Kapoor

    I have worked with Michael for almost 8 years. We are a group of 4 women that play once a week for 2 hours. Michael makes us do some drills, work on technique and really helps us focus to improve the level of our game. He is super fun, very patient and a great pro. He also coaches my 14 year old son and has been terrific with him. Couldn't recommend him more highly.


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FAQs


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

USPTA Certified Professional since 1997

Division 1 College Tennis Player 

Professional Tour Experience

Head Professional 

Camp Founder/Director serving over 2000 students from 18 countries


How did you get started teaching?

Started teaching at age 19 as an assistant pro at a local tennis swim club.  


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with every type of student from age 2 to 92.  


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

When hiring a tennis coach, of course their certifications and playing experience are important.  However, their ability communicate effectively with their students is of utmost importance.  Speak to the pro on the phone, ask them a few questions.  They sould convey knowledge and, of course, passion!


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