LaTuchie Tennis Center Staff

Tennis Professionals

LaTuchie Tennis Center

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.  He served as the 2014 Midwest Competition Cup Coach for the Northeast Ohio Boys and Girls 14 & Under Team, which brought home the Sportsmanship Award.  A Division 1 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, Club Manager
Clyde Myers, Maintenance
Margaret Ramsey, Nursery Service


Front Desk Staff

Carlene Lundgren
Joey McCutcheon
Shannon Newnes
Jordan Ragland
Alex Simon
Mitchell Sulzener