Bob Bynum has over 40 years of teaching, programming and management experience in tennis! He is a member of United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the American Tennis Association (ATA). He possesses a thorough knowledge and understanding of coaching dynamics in both group and one-on-one settings. Bob is United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Certified as an ELITE PRO and has done extensive work with the USTA, UST /Eastern Section, USTA Florida, and the USPTA.
Bob has experience creating, organizing and implementing instructional tennis programs including, adult and junior clinics, private lessons, group lessons and special events. He has also coached in several USTA Regional Training Centers and directed programs for competitive, high school, and High Performance players at various facilities in New Jersey and Florida. Bob has also coached various high school teams in New Jersey and Florida and most recently took over the reins of the defending 2016 New Jersey State Champion Boys team at Newark Academy in Livingston, NJ.
For his service to his players, teams and the sport of tennis, Bob has received many accolades including being named the USTA Eastern Clinician-of-the-Year in 2008, Star-Ledger Middlesex County Coach-of-the-Year in 2013 and Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division Coach-of-the-Year in 2008. He has also been named USPTA Eastern Division Pro-of-the-Year and USPTA Florida Division Volunteer-of-the-Year and honored with the USPTA Eastern Division Heroes Award.
He has completed the following certifications and continues to grow and mentor others to achieve their coaching goals:
- USTA High Performance Coach
- USPTA Elite Professional
- USPTA Competitive Player Development Coach.
Perhaps more importantly, Bob creates a partnership with players and parents that allow his students to have positive and meaningful experiences through tennis. His passion, compassion, and commitment to his students is proven by the number of players that come back to coach for him years after their tennis journeys are complete. Bob teaches important life lessons along with the intricacies of the game and imparts these same characteristics onto his staff. Bob is very well respected in the tennis industry and welcomes your participation in BBMPT programs.