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


mitch Cravens   Tennis Professional    MEET MITCH

mitch Cravens
Tennis Professional


Frank Lorenzetti   Director of Tennis & Operations    MEET FRANK

Frank Lorenzetti
Director of Tennis & Operations


Ryan Bean   Tennis Professional    MEET RYAN

Ryan Bean
Tennis Professional


Bobbi DEANGELIS   Adult Coordinator    EMAIL BOBBI    MEET BOBBI

Adult Coordinator




Desk Staff



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.


Yannick Sankara
Tennis Professional

Sankara was born in Burkina Faso, West Africa where he grew up playing tennis starting at age 7. At 9 years of age he played for his country team. In 1999 he was selected to play for the African Championships. He also played ITF Futures as a teenager and went on to play Davis Cup at age 17. Two years ago he came to the United States and joined an academy in Florida. He trained at the Bill Adams Tennis Academy for 5 months before returning to Africa. At a tournament in Cameron, Africa he met Joseph Oyebog who brought him to Connecticut to teach with the Oyebog Tennis Academy. Soon after he joined the staff at Fairfield Tennis and specializes in teaching private lessons and thoroughly enjoys working with the juniors helping them to reach their goals. In Sankara’s spare time he likes to dance, watch movies and when traveling his favorite destination is Paris. He is fluent in French and working hard on his English.


Frank Lorenzetti
Director of Tennis & Operations

Frank has directed some of the most prestigious clubs and programs in Fairfield County for the past 25 years. Most recently Frank was the Tennis Director at the Danbury Sport & Wellness Club and year-round Racquets Director at the Redding Country Club. He has coached hundreds of ranked juniors over the years including many nationally ranked and New England #1 players.

His USTA Junior teams have won 3 state USTA/JTTchampionships and had several 2nd and 3rdplace teams as well over the last few years. Frank currently coaches many top 50 ranked players in the 10u, 12u and 14u divisions including his own 2 boys who are 12 & 8 years old as well as a 5-year-old Red Ball player.

On the adult side, Frank has coached women’s & men’s USTA teams to districts, sectionals, and nationals in all levels from 2.5 to 5.0 teams. Frank & his family have been in Milford now for over 2 years. As the face of the new ownership group, Frank and his staff are looking forward to working with all MIT players both on and off the court.
Some of Frank’s career highlights –

  • PTR Professional & PPTA Professional 1 certified

  • Division 1 Scholarship Athlete – Eastern Michigan University(Tennis)

  • Played professional tennis circuit in Florida and South America – 83/84

  • Ranked #13 Nationally in Platform Tennis – 2004

  • Trained full time as a player at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida – 83/84

  • Member of USTA/NE 10 & Under Competition Committee

  • Commissioner – Junior Tennis Smash League – Upper Fairfield County


Ryan Bean
Tennis Professional

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
Adult Coordinator

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 can’t 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!