South Bend Racquet Club


Club Managers:                                                    Sheri  Morey & Juan Maldonado
USTA Tournaments; Adult Leagues,          
Jr Team Tennis & Program Development:         Patty Schrock

Head Tennis Pro:                                                 Shelly Whitney
Michiana Tennis Academy Directors:                Arul Amalnathan


Pro Shop

  • Jennifer Perri 
  • Kerie Graham


Front Desk:

  • Susan Stanchin
  • Bob Milewski
  • Julie Bussan
  • Spencer Heise
  • Evan Ferguson
  • Jacob Hartman

Tennis Professional Staff

Head Tennis Professional;  Shelly Whitney, USPTR
Phone: (574) 276-6576

Shelly has been the Head Tennis Professional at the South Bend Racquet Club since 1998 and has been the Director of Tennis at Knollwood Country Club since 1984.  She became a teaching professional in 1980 and a USPTA member in 1984.  Shelly was an Indiana High School State Champion in 1975 (South Bend St. Joseph HS) and was voted to the Indiana Tennis Hall of Fame in 1997 and South Bend Community Tennis Association Hall of Fame in 2010.  She played college tennis at Western Kentucky University.  Shelly currently holds over 30 Metro Championship Tennis Titles. 

Director Michiana Tennis Academy;  Arul Amalnathan
Phone: (574) 612-7568
Laura Whitney
Phone: (281) 605-9821
Laura recently rejoined the SBRC staff after spending three years in Houston, TX teaching tennis. She was an accomplished junior player and received a scholarship to play at Indiana State University. Laura's passion for teaching stems at junior and adult development. Laura believes every lesson should be a perfect combination of mental and physical development.