Brian Banas, USPTA, Owner & Tennis Director
Brian Banas joined the LaTuchie Tennis Center during April 2000 as the club’s General Manager and Tennis Director. He has taught tennis in Northeast Ohio for over 25 years. Brian currently serves on the Executive Board of the Northeast Ohio Tennis Association as Immediate Past President. Brian and his wife, Maureen, purchased the LaTuchie Tennis Center during 2004 and are committed to making the club the best tennis value in the area. Also an owner of the Mayfield Village Racquet Club, Brian spends the majority of his time and instructs solely at the LTC.
Tim Nieman, USPTA, Staff Tennis Professional
Tim brings more than 15 years of teaching experience and is certified by the USPTA. He graduated from University School where he was a two-time state qualifier and continued his playing career at Denison University. He also serves as the summer director at Canterbury Golf Club. He looks forward to serving and assisting in all our junior and adult programs.
Brian Peters, USPTA, Staff Tennis Professional
Brian Peters joined the LTC staff during December 2010. After serving as a tennis professional for Mercy HealthPlex of Fairfield, Ohio, Brian came to the Akron area as the Assistant Coach for the Akron Zips Women's Tennis Team and as a Staff Professional at the LTC. Brian was a Division I player in his own right at Wright State University. His experience teaching high-level players at both the club and collegiate levels is a tremendous asset to our staff.
Selena Kim, Assistant Club Manager
Selena started with the club as a front desk attendant and is now the assistant club manager. Selena is knowledgeable in all facets of club operation and wears many hats around the club, including bookkeeper, racquet stringer, and junior tennis coordinator.
Clyde Myers, Maintenance
Clyde is in charge of club maintenance and reliably opens up each weekday morning for our Early Bird tennis program and brews fresh coffee to get your day started. For the past six years, he has also provided data entry work for the club.
Margaret Ramsey, Nursery Service
A long-time club employee, Margaret runs the club nursery and has watched many members grow from infants to young adult tennis players. In addition to running our babysitting program, Margaret provides valuable purchasing and inventory functions for our pro shop.
Front Desk Staff