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Our friendly staff is the Club’s trademark. Our entire staff is eager to please the membership and is focused on friendliness and hospitality in a club that gets to know its members as they get to know one another.

Tom & Michele Shoan -- Majority Owners

In 2018, the Shoan's acquired a majority interest in the Troy Racquet Club, LLC.  Tom and Michele are both avid tennis players, and play on numerous leagues, clinics, and USTA teams. Tom owns Sutherland Felt Company in Madison Heights, MI, an industrial felt converter and distributor.  Michele is a SVP Director of Finance at Universal McCann.  The Shoan's are responsible for upgrading technology at the club, promoting additional programs and services, and overseeing the installation of brand new high efficiency Arizona air structures.

Kathy Del Dotto – Club Manager

Kathy has managed the Club for over 25 years. She is an avid tennis player and lesson taker, and also serves as the current Director of the Suburban Tennis League, an association of clubs playing regular competitive matches against each other via travel teams.



Mark Giancarlo -- Assistant Manager

Mark has been a valued member of our Desk Staff team for 6 years, as well as one of our teaching Professionals. He is an avid tennis player and competes on several USTA teams. Mark is a USPTA Certified Elite Pro, and is now also qualified as a PPR Certified Pickleball Professional, and will be teaching lessons and running our Pickleball programning this season. 




Jennie Notarantonio - Daytime Desk Supervisor & Suburban Coordinator

Jennie is one of our  Daytime Desk Supervisors during the week and also coordinates our team and inter-club Suburban matches. She begins her 16th year working at the Club (19th year as a member).

Nancy Hingst - TRC Academy Lesson Coordinator

Nancy has been a member of TRC for over 20 years participating in many different leagues, drills and teams.  She  is starting her 6th year as the TRC Academy Lesson Coordinator this season.  For lesson information, she can be reached at 248-860-6775.



 Cindy Gulis  -- Evening and Daytime Desk Supervisor & League Coordinator

Cindy has been a member of TRC for over 20 years, and has been part of our Desk Staff for over 10 years.  She is in charge of all of our Troy Racquet Club In-House leagues for men and women.

Don Pierce -- Founder

Don, who founded the club in 1977, is an avid life long tennis player and has participated in singles and doubles tournaments throughout the country and has held numerous Western and USTA rankings.