A Worldwide renowned Stringer and America’s Top Stringer

Known as "The Racquet Man", Mark is a USPTA Elite Professional, a USRSA Master Racquet Technician, inventor, published author and consultant.

He is also the owner and operator of "The Racquet Man", a service business that specializes in racquet stringing, racquet repair and customization.  Mark operates "The Racquet Man" out of the Northbrook Racquet Club in Northbrook, IL:

As a USRSA Master Racquet Technician, Mark has been stringing racquets and managing his pro shop since 1980. Voted America’s "Top Stringer" in 1990 by the USRSA and Tennis Magazine, Mark is currently a USRSA certification tester and presenter of "The Total Racquet Workshop" as well as a product play tester for the USRSA.

Mark also invented pivoting glide bars for the Ektelon Model H and NEOS 1000 stringing machines, a device that aids in the correct stringing of fan-pattern racquets on these particular stringing machines.

Mark is a current member of the Babolat VS Stringing Team, the official stringer of the French Open. Previously, he was a member of the Bow Brand Stringing Team, which was the official stringer of the Wimbledon Championships.

As technical advisor for Bow Brand Strings from 1998 to 2004, Mark was responsible for building name and product recognition in the US market.

Fluent in three languages, Mark holds an MBA degree from DePaul University and a BA degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Mark’s pro shop :

Northbrook Racquet Club

2995 Dundee Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

(847) 480-7841

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