South Bend Racquet Club


Club Manager:                                                      Sheri  Morey & Juan Maldanado
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:

  • James Bayer
  • Marge Berkheiser
  • Susan Stanchin
  • Bob Milewski
  • Brad Foster
  • Mary Mullaney
  • Bethany Blodgett
  • Kevin Kirkland

Tennis Professional Staff

Head Tennis Professional;  Shelly Whitney, USPTR

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
Laura Whitney
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.