Our team is second to none

Our professional and friendly staff is here to provide a safe and encouraging atmosphere! We would love to learn more about you so please stop by to say hello! 

                    carrie                      bunton Tennis Professional MEET CARRIE

                    carrie                      bunton
Tennis Professional

MEET CARRIE

  mitch Cravens Tennis Professional MEET MITCH

  mitch Cravens
Tennis Professional

MEET MITCH

                   Glenny                    Hay Tennis Professional MEET GLENNY 

                   Glenny                    Hay
Tennis Professional

MEET GLENNY 

  Tyler Purskey Tennis Professional MEET TYLER

  Tyler Purskey
Tennis Professional

MEET TYLER

Rob Totalo Tennis Professional MEET ROB

Rob Totalo
Tennis Professional

MEET ROB

  Eric Noll Tennis Professional MEET ERIC

  Eric Noll
Tennis Professional

MEET ERIC

  Sean Diamond Director of Pickleball MEET SEAN

  Sean Diamond
Director of Pickleball

MEET SEAN

Betsy Hulme Pickleball Professional MEET BETSY

Betsy Hulme
Pickleball Professional

MEET BETSY

                     Ryan                       Bean Director of Development MEET RYAN

                     Ryan                       Bean
Director of Development

MEET RYAN

               Bobbi              DEANGELIS Manager MEET BOBBI

               Bobbi              DEANGELIS
Manager

MEET BOBBI

                    MARIE                    VIZZO Desk Staff MEET MARIE

                    MARIE                    VIZZO
Desk Staff

MEET MARIE

Carrie Bunton
Tennis Professional

A SUNY Cortland attendee and USPTA certified,  Carrie offers 25 years of teaching experience within the Westchester, Fairfield and New Haven counties. Growing up in Stamford, Carrie was a ranked junior in New England and brings expertise to our Junior and Adult programing of all levels. Carrie has competed at the 30+ Grasscourt National tournament and medaled three times with 1 silver and 2 bronze. She has also competed as an adult at the USTA League Nationals at the 4.5 and 5.0 level. She recently coached her 3.0 USTA Women's team, The Spinderellas, to Nationals. A pleasure on and off the court Carrie, a Milford resident, is excited to offer you a great experience here at Milford Indoor Tennis!

Mitch Cravens
Tennis Professional

Mitch brings over 25 years of teaching and management experience at tennis facilities throughout Fairfield County and Westchester County. This included the position as Head Tennis Professional at Fairfield Beach Club for 11 years in the summer months, Head Tennis Professional at Brooklawn Country Club for the last 7 years and Director of Tennis from 1991-2000 at Fairfield Indoor Tennis. For 7 years during the winter months Mitch was the General Manager at Yonkers Tennis Center. He is fully certified with the U.S.P.T.R. While playing Division I collegiate tennis at Furman University he received a B.A. in Spanish. As a junior he was ranked in the top 15 in the Eastern and New England sections.

Glenny Hay
Tennis Professional


Born and raised in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. Glenny Hay was a scholarship player for Shorter University. Glenny was an NAIA All-American player, NAIA “Best Athlete to Watch” her freshman year, a 2003 Regional title, and a No. 3 ranking in singles as well as a No. 4 ranking in doubles. She also represented the Dominican Republic at the Pan-American Games, Centro-American Games and was a member of the Dominican Fed-Cup Team. As a Shorter University’s Hall of Fame inductee, Glenny has worked at Fairfield University as the Women and Men Assistant Coach for two seasons in which both teams reached the NCAA Tournament. Glenny currently works at the Fairfield Beach Club and is excited to work with adults and children of all levels.

Eric Noll
Tennis Professional


Joining MIT from the nearby “Garden State”, Eric brings 15 years of professional teaching. Experienced with adults and children of all ages and levels his energetic nature is a pleasure to be around. After playing for Catawba College in North Carolina, Eric has enjoyed coaching in high level junior, high school, indoor club, country club and recreational settings. As the director of previous programs Eric is wonderful addition and we encourage you to stop in and say hello!

Tyler Purskey
Tennis Professional
 

A native of Branford CT, Tyler has been teaching professionally for the past 7 years at Guilford Racquet and Swim Club. His friendly personality and expertise within the industry combine for a great on court experience. He helped coach Guilford High School to a state championship in 2014 and two singles titles in 2015 and 2016. Certified with the USPTR Tyler is equipped to coach 10 and under tennis, high performance juniors, high school players and adult instruction. An all-around great pro, Tyler will be a great addition to our MIT family. 

Rob Totalo
Tennis Professional
 

Rob grew up in Woodbridge playing tennis for Amity and then at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA. He is a USPTA 1 certified pro and has over 20 years of teaching experience from juniors through adults. For the past 14 years he has been the head pro at a club in Tequesta,FL and will be joining the MiIford club for the summer.  Before moving to FL he's worked at Woodbridge Club, Paugusset Club and the Tennis Club of Trumbull.

Dr. Sean Diamond
Pickleball Professional
 

Dr. Sean Diamond has been involved with nutrition and fitness for over 25 years.  He has been a chiropractor for 19 years with a practice in Monroe, CT.  There he provides chiropractic services, nutrition counselling and acupuncture.  Growing up, Sean played multiple sports, including soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, racquetball and ping-pong (for 15 years).  Playing these sports made it an easy transition to pickleball which is a combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.

Sean and his wife, Dee, live in Milford, CT, where they have been building the pickleball program for the last four years.  They are both pickleball ambassadors for the United States Pickleball Association.  Dr. Diamond has brought his teaching experience, expertise and passion for pickleball to the courts.  At the tournament level he is rated a 4.5.  He has competed at the highest level playing in the open divisions. Sean has received medals in multiple pickleball competitions over the last few years, including the men’s doubles at the Connecticut Masters tournament in 2015.  He is also a contributing writer to Pickleball Magazine where he wrote an article on nutrition and pickleball.  The passion and dedication Dr. Diamond has for growing the sport of pickleball is truly unmistakable.  

Betsy Hulme
Pickleball Professional
 

A recently retired Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Director. She taught for 43 years at Independent Schools, working with students K - 12
She has coached Middle School and Varsity Teams. She is the Coordinator of Pickleball for Fairfield at the Bigelow Center. She teaches adult Pickleball through the Continuing Ed. Program in Fairfield. She has worked with the Rec. Dept. in Fairfield to establish the four tournament quality outdoor courts. She is a medal winner in tournaments here in CT and out of state. She has offered ‘open’ clinics for the town to introduce the game of Pickleball to families.

Ryan Bean
Director of Development


With over 15 years of experience both on and off the court Ryan's love and passion for tennis is apparent in his work ethic and commitment. Originally from Massachusetts, Ryan spent his collegiate years playing for the Division 1, Quinnipiac Bobcats in Hamden, CT. Shortly after graduating Ryan immersed himself into the Connecticut tennis scene and hasn't looked back. He has both on and off court experience within indoor tennis facilities (Guilford Swim and Racquet/Tennis Club of Trumbull/Trumbull Racquet Club) as well as the country club settings (The High Lane Club/Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club). On top of coaching at Quinnipiac University, Ryan is USPTA 1 certified and brings a wide knowledge base within the industry.

Bobbi DeAngelis
Manager
 

A mainstay in the Connecticut tennis industry Bobbi brings a wealth of experience as the Southern Connecticut Coordinator of USTA Leagues. Bobbi has progressed from volunteering, playing, captaining and presently coordinating within the USTA since 1998. As a familiar face at the Tennis Club of Trumbull for 6 years, her strong background in administrative and customer services along with her friendly personality played a pivotal role in their success. Bobbi has been a part of the TennisCT family for the past year at Trumbull Racquet Club, but now will be joining us at Milford and we cant wait for you to meet her. (She will be one of the many smiling faces you will see at the front desk!)

Marie Vizzo
Desk Staff


Well known in Southern Connecticut for her involvement in the USTA, Marie has coordinated USTA tennis since 2004. Her experience in this field has made her an expert in Adult USTA rules, conduct, and league/tournament scheduling- making her a priceless asset at MIT. In addition to her years working in the tennis world and time spent working in tennis clubs, she also helps manage her husband’s plumbing business. Marie is a lover of the sport and plays competitively on several women’s and mixed doubles USTA teams during the fall and summer seasons. She is proud to say she has raised tennis players who compete with her in mixed doubles!