Mike Belangia has been the City tennis director for Greensboro for over 23 years. During that time his organization has run more than 600 tournaments including national and state championships. In 2001 he formed the Greensboro Tennis Program, one of the top junior training programs in the southeast.
GTP is committed to providing opportunities for all kids in Greensboro to grow on and off the court. Mike has been fortunate enough to work with some the top pros in North Carolina history including Jim Winstead, Henry Hostetler and Jim Haslam.
Tony Mule is a USTA High Performance coach. Before coming to GTP Tony was the head pro at Green Valley Swim and Tennis. There he helped numerous players receive Div 1 scholarships. In his college career Tony played #1 at UNCG. While at GTP Tony has established himself as one of the top junior instructors in the nation. Tony works with many top Juniors, 9 playing at the National Level.
Jimmy started tennis when he was 13 years old. He played three years at Grimsley High School and was ranked top 20 in the state in 16’s and 18’s and top 50 in the southern region. He then went on to be a member of the UNCG Men’s Tennis team for four years.
Jimmy started at GTP right after college and has been working here for three years. He has been working in the tennis academy for two years and travels to tournaments all over the south with the kids. He also coaches the 4:30 afternoon high school group.
USPTA Certified: Kyle was a member of the Union Pines High School tennis team for four years and served as captain his senior year. Kyle played college tennis at Greensboro College for three years. He played #2, and 3 singles and #1 doubles while on the team, he also won MVP of his team two different years.
While in college, Kyle ran his own tennis camp for two years back in Pinehurst over the summer. Kyle has now been a member of the GTP staff for four years now. Kyle co-runs the 12 and under Junior Elite Program and is the competition coordinator for GTP.
USPTA and IPTA Certified: Zach played 4 years of tennis at Ridgefield High School in Connecticut and served as a captain his senior year. Zach was ranked top 25 in the state for 16’s and 18’s. He then went on to play #1 singles and doubles for Ithaca College and Greensboro College.
Zach started teaching when he was 14 years old. He taught tennis as an assistant for Weston Field Club, and Lakeside Field Club. His primary focus is in developing strong junior players.
Wil played collegiate tennis at Texas A&M and the University of Georgia. before he attended college Wil had a very successful junior career. He was #1 in 12's, #2 in 14's in the nation, and placed 3rd at the Clay Courts Nationals in 16's. In his junior year at Georgia the team made it to the semifinals of the NCAA's. He was also a two-time all american while at Georgia, reaching #3 in the nation. In 2015 Wil started playing professionally full time. He reached a career high of 530 in the world and won 2 ITF singles titles and 1 doubles title. Wil recently worked at Emerald Coast Tennis with juniors and adults for the past 9 months.