Guy Parks, II
Director of Tennis
Guy has been the Director of Tennis at the Racquet Club since August 1998.
was one of the first 80 professionals worldwide to receive USPTA Master Professional status.
In 2004 Guy
was selected to the USPTA Hall of Fame
at a ceremony in Mason, Ohio during the Western and Southern Financial Group Masters.
In February of 2008, he
was selected as Midwest Division USPTA Pro of the Year.
Parks earned his Masters Degree with an emphasis in motor learning at Ohio University where he assisted with the OU tennis program.
Guy is certified as a USTA high performance coach and has a specialist degree from the USPTA in competitive player development.
was the first Master Professional to complete the USTA sport sciences and earn certification.
Guy was the former Owner, Director of Chillicothe Swim and Racquet Club.
He was the original Columbus Area Training Center Head Coach.
has spoken numerous times at State, Midwest section, and International tennis conventions and seminars including the September 2009
was both the president of the OVTA
and the USPTA
gathered honors as Midwest tester of the year and was the Fay Tooley award winner in the Midwest Section as well as presented the Midwest president award in 2003.
is from Portsmouth along with his
Their son Michael reached the final four of the Ohio State High School Championships back-to-back years.
Michael also played at the Air Force Academy
finished third on all-time most singles wins list.