Milford Indoor Tennis is pleased to announce the addition of Rob Gurden to its instructional staff as the new Director of Tennis.
Gurden had served as the junior tennis director at Midtown Athletic Club-Bannockburn in Chicago for more than eight years. From there he moved to California to work with top players at Weil Tennis Academy, before accepting a position as the Academy Director at the Jose Higueras Tennis program and also as head coach at Advantage Tennis Academy in California.
From 2009-2011, he traveled full time on the ATP Professional Tour working with Takanyi Garanganga and Blake Strode among others.
Gurden specializes in identifying a player’s game style and maximizing their potential by teaching them to problem solve and truly believe in themselves.
He has been certified by the USPTA (P-1), PTR (professional level), CSCS, ITPA and ACE for personal training, along with being involved in the USTA High Performance Program.
Gurden played #1 singles and doubles all four years while at Grand Valley State University. He continued to play after college and began to teach all levels of players.
To his credit he has taught over 80 players who have received Division I tennis scholarships.
His players have won numerous titles including ITF Men’s Future titles, U.S. Open junior girls singles title, and many USTA National titles, as well as hundreds of local and sectional championships.