A native of Dedham, Steve attended Providence College and then transferred to University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he graduated in 2002. His playing and teaching credentials are outstanding. A former student of Jim, Steve has been a highly ranked New England and nationally ranked junior, traveling throughout the country competing in national junior tournaments. Earning a full tennis scholarship, Steve was the number one singles and doubles player on his college tennis teams for four years. He has also become an accomplished teacher having taught for Boston University in their adult tennis recreation program, 3 summers as an assistant at Wellesley Country Club, and spending thirteen summers as an assistant tennis professional at Oyster Harbors Club in Osterville, MA (one of those summers as Jimís assistant). Steve is in his fifteenth season at Pine Brook.