Position: Club Manager and tennis pro
Education: Master’s degrees in Education and Sports Management.
Years at Olympic: 32 years
1985 - Began working for Olympic.
1987 - Michelle stepped into the Assistant Manager role and thoroughly loved working with and learning from Jim Criswell and working for the Zimmerman family.
2012 - Michelle became manager of Olympic when Jim started easing into retirement 4 years ago.
Player - Michelle has an extensive high school, college and adult competition background. She has played at a national level both as a Junior and Adult player.
Coaching - Her collegiate coaching background includes being the Head Women’s Tennis Coach at Otterbein and first fulltime Assistant Women’s Coach at Ohio State University. After completing her education, Michelle became familiar enough with Columbus tennis to know that Olympic was where she wanted to begin a Career
Tennis Professional at Olympic - Michelle’s education was to become a teacher, which is what initially drew her to the tennis business. She enjoys teaching all levels of Adults and Juniors, from Beginners through Collegiate levels.