🇺🇸 Scott Mitchell

By 01/26/2018

Scott, a former #1 mixed doubles player in the U.S. is the current Executive Director at the Greater Midland Tennis Center. The Greater Midland Tennis Center is the largest tennis center in the Midwest and one of the top 10 in the U.S. Voted the USTA Best Tennis Town in 2009 the tennis center has 40 courts, 36 hard courts (16 indoor) and 4 clay courts and 3,200 members taught by 21 tennis professionals.

Scott came to Midland following his time as the Director of Tennis at The Landings Club in Savannah, Georgia the largest residential clay court facility in the U.S. Scott was also the tournament director for the St. Joseph’s Candler Savannah Challenger, which has seen such players as Mardy Fish, Ryan Harrison, John Isner, James Blake and others. Scott is now the Tournament Director of the prestigious Dow Corning Tennis Classic, the longest running USTA Challenger on the tour. The tournament is also one of the most well attended events on tour with over 15k fans through the week along with reaching over 4k youth during the event through many outreach programs.

Scott has been nominated for many awards over his career and in 2015 The Landings Club won the prestigious Tennis Community of the Year award from Real Estate Scorecard. In 2014 The Landings Club was also selected by the ITF to be one of 12 Clubs nationwide to take part in their Clubmark pilot program. In 2013 Scott was awarded the USTA Georgia Director of Tennis award. Scott was also selected to work with the U.S. Olympic Committee, USTA, USPTA and PTR as a faculty member of their new collaborative initiative Coach Youth Tennis. In 2011 he was awarded the USPTA Georgia Pro of the Year. In 2009 he won the PTR Clinician of the Year award. He has also been nominated for countless other PTR, USTA and USPTA awards over the years.

Scott is a routine contributor to magazines, radio and websites such as Tennis View Magazine, Centre Court, Net News, Tennis World and many others providing tennis tips and articles. He has also presented at conferences all around the country for PTR, USPTA and the USTA. Scott’s coaching background is extensive, as he has won a National Championship as an assistant coach at Georgia Perimeter College. He also coached the GPC #1 player to a win over then NCAA #1, has been a USTA National Zonal Coach working with many of the nations top boys and girls 15 and 16 year olds, he has coached over 50 league champions and continues to work with tennis players of all ages and levels.

He is married to Ashley a former Florida State University, ACC doubles champion and they have 3 children, Brady-8 and girl/boy twins, Brooklyn and Cason, 5 years.