Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
References
Timeline
Generic

Zachary Schwenning

Ann Arbor,MI

Summary

Enthusiastic tennis professional with seven years of coaching experience at a high level including two years at the University of Michigan. Former collegiate player seeking to cultivate passion, develop athletes’ skills individually and as a team, recruit new talent, and promote camaraderie among players at the collegiate level.

Overview

8
8
years of professional experience

Work History

Volunteer Assistant Coach Women's Tennis

University Of Michigan
2019.08 - 2022.06
  • Assisted the Wolverines through the 2020-2021 season, obtaining the Big Ten regular season co-champions, going 19-4 overall and 15-1 in conference play.
  • Provided on court coaching, helping lead the team to the round of 16 in the 2021 NCAA Tournament defeating #14 LSU in the round of 32.
  • Assisted in coaching Michigan in winning both the singles and doubles finals at the 2019 ITA Midwest Regional championships.
  • Helped coach the wolverines to the 2020 ITA Indoor Championships appearance.
  • Collaborated with both Head and Associate Head coach to create developmental plans for players during individual and team practice sessions.
  • Assisted in the design of workouts using sports specific training ideology to help players develop better movement patterns.
  • Recorded and reviewed match footage to determine areas for improvement of all players.

Head Tennis Coach

Blue Chip Player Development
2019.12 - Current
  • Head coach for Blue Chip Player Development, a 501c3 non-profit corporation dedicated to high performance tennis training for prospective Division 1 tennis players.
  • Coaching players currently ranked 4, 23, 60, 102, and 125 in their respective tennisrecruiting.net classes.
  • Responsibilities include on-court coaching of stroke technique, shot selection, and match play strategies, (2) long-term scheduling of training blocks and tournament play, and (3) traveling coach for national tournaments
  • Developing relationships with local tennis community members, including BCPD financial donors, and the University of Michigan varsity tennis community.

Tennis Professional

Racquet Club Of Columbus- (https://racquetclub1.com)
2015.09 - 2019.08
  • Taught and developed juniors in top training facility under USTA certified high performance tennis professionals and a USPTA Master Professional.
  • Managed and coached a Junior Team Tennis team that finished 2nd in the Nation in the 18U advanced division November, 2018. Also coached several teams that compete at the Midwest championships. - (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9coOdDGm_M) Coached a Junior World Team Tennis team to a Midwest Championship and on to compete at the National tournament in July 2018, San Diego, California.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to develop a comprehensive week by week lesson plan for all junior levels.
  • Directed groups and individual training sessions with players having UTR as high as 12.7
  • Coached multiple players who went on to compete at the collegiate(DI, DII, DIII) Level.
  • Contributed an educational article that was published in the USPTA's monthly newsletter for the Midwest Division.

Education

Bachelor of Science - Sports Management - Business Conentration

Heidelberg University
Tiffin, OH
2014

USPTA Certified Tennis Teaching Professional -

United States Professional Tennis Association

Skills

  • Sports Education
  • Athlete development
  • Fitness and Training programming
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Dependability
  • Sports Injury Training
  • Problem-Solving
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability

References

~Ronni Bernstein~

University of Michigan

Head Coach- Women's Tennis

(734) 904-9277

ronni@umich.edu

~Teryn Ashley-Fitch~

University of Michigan

Associate Head Coach-Women's Tennis

(734) 417-6327

ktashley@umich.edu

~Emily Kelly~

Blue Chip Player Development

Owner - Director

(646) 651-6398

coachemily@bluechippd.com

Timeline

Head Tennis Coach

Blue Chip Player Development
2019.12 - Current

Volunteer Assistant Coach Women's Tennis

University Of Michigan
2019.08 - 2022.06

Tennis Professional

Racquet Club Of Columbus- (https://racquetclub1.com)
2015.09 - 2019.08

Bachelor of Science - Sports Management - Business Conentration

Heidelberg University

USPTA Certified Tennis Teaching Professional -

United States Professional Tennis Association
Zachary Schwenning