Craig Capelli
Director of Tennis/Manager

  • Played Varsity Tennis at Eastern Michigan University, 1987–1991
  • USPTA Certified
  • SEMTA Self-Rate Appeals Committee Member and Medical Appeal Review Committee Member
  • Represented Midwest Men’s Open Team at Nationals in 2000, 2001
  • Nationally ranked junior
  • 25-years teaching experience

Stefan Welch
Head Tennis Pro

  • 12 years of experience teaching players from beginner level to advanced
  • 7 years as the Huron boys varsity coach: State Champions in 2008, runners-up three times
  • City Champion in 9.0 Mixed Doubles
  • Member of Chippewa’s 10.0 Mixed national team and 9.0 Mixed team
  • USPTA certified
  • Highly ranked junior and member of State Champion team in high school

Kendra Clark
Jr. Team Coordinator

  • Played Varsity Tennis at Eastern Michigan University, 2000–2004
  • Head Varsity Coach for Ann Arbor Huron High School
  • Participates on Chippewa’s 5.0 Women’s USTA Team and 9.0 Mixed USTA Team
  • Played Varsity Tennis at Eastern Michigan University, 2000–2004
  • Head Varsity Coach for Ann Arbor Huron High School
  • Participates on Chippewa’s 5.0 Women’s USTA Team and 9.0 Mixed USTA Team

Scott Davies
Tennis Pro

  • Played for nationally ranked Kalamazoo Valley Community College 1994–1996
  • USPTR certified
  • 14-years teaching experience with adults, tournament-level juniors, and Pee Wees
  • Favorite shot: swinging volley


Head Varsity Coach for Ann Arbor Huron High School
Participates on Chippewa’s 5.0 Women’s USTA Team and 9.0 Mixed USTA Team

Kathy VandeWege
Tennis Pro

  • Nationally Ranked Junior
  • University of Michigan—4-year Varsity Player, #1 Singles & #1 Doubles all four years
  • Winner of Ann Arbor City Tournament—Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles
  • Member of Chippewa’s 5.0 Women’s USTA Team— Nationals 2000 & 2002
  • Member of Chippewa’s 4.5 Women’s National Champions Team 2008
  • Instructor for Washtenaw Community College’s tennis classes
  • 20-years teaching experience

Amy Shepherd
Tennis Pro

  • Northwestern University Tennis Team—3 Academic All Big Ten Recognitions and Captain Senior Year
  • President of the Northwestern Student Athlete Board
  • Colorado District USPTA Board of Directors
  • USTA Novice Team Tennis Regional Coordinator
  • Member 5.0 Women’s USTA Team—Nationals 1999 & 2002
  • Member of Chippewa’s 4.5 Women’s National Champions Team 2008
  • USPTA Certified with 15-years teaching experience

Jim Henderson
Facilities Manager

  • 30 years of experience in fitness/recreational sports industry
  • August 2010 will mark Jim’s 20th year at Chippewa working in fitness and facility/maintenance supervision
  • Part-time faculty at Washtenaw Community College, teaching cardiovascular and weight training classes at Chippewa
  • Certified Police Wellness Instructor
  • Supervisor for the WCC Police Academy physical training program

Stephen Symonette
Personal Trainer

  • American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer
  • Specializes in customized training programs, individual and group programs, older adult, lifestyle and weight management counseling, and sports-specific training
  • His goal is to inspire and motivate you to reach YOUR fitness goals and to make exercise a lifelong habit. Contact him today to get started on an exciting program to help you meet and conquer your fitness challenges and become the best you can be! (734) 277-7713 or ssymonette@gmail.com