Tom's Pro Background
An accomplished competitive professional tennis player, Tom Mastromarino brings an impressive list of achievements to his role as Tennis Professional. Tom received recognition early in his competitive career, playing #1 Singles and #1 Doubles all four years at Mt. St Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Tom was an All-American and was inducted in the College’s Hall of Fame in 1992. Between 1983 and 1997, Tom was ranked in the top ten Singles in Middle States Tennis Association (MSTA) section Men’s Open Division, ranked as high as #2. Tom was ranked #1 in Men’s 35’s in MSTA in 1995 and 1996. Tom was also competing at the national level and achieved a National ranking in singles and doubles from 1990 to 2001, ranked as high as #5 in National USTA Men’s 40’s Singles. Highlights of that era are winning the National USTA Doubles titles in 1990,1991, and 1992, when he defeated the former #4 ATP world-ranked Gene Mayer in the National 30’s double final. In 1993, Tom was a finalist in the USTA 30’s singles and in 2001, a finalist in the 40’s USTA National Indoor Championship, falling to #1 ITF ranked player Val Wilder. Tom finished the year with an impressive #31 ITF Men’s 40’s world ranking. Tom and his daughter Gabriela, who attended Texas Christian University (TCU) on a full tennis scholarship, won the USTA National Father-Daughter Doubles title in 2006, ending the year ranked #4 in the nation.
Tom’s outstanding playing credentials qualify him as an exceptional player’s coach. During his 38 year teaching career, Tom has extensively developed high school county and state champions, as well as district, sectional, and nationally ranked players, facilitating more than two million dollars in scholarship money for his students. Before relocating to Jupiter, Florida, Tom was the owner and director of the West Side Tennis Club, an indoor tennis facility in Reading, Pennsylvania from 1985 to 2000. Tom managed the largest junior program in the state, with over 1,000 students. The official USTA youth format (1998-2008) Ralleyball was created in 1996 at his club, under his management. In 1998, Tom’s family was selected the MSTA Family of the Year. Tom has equally and successfully worked with adult women in private lessons, clinics, and team practices, helping them reach and exceed their individual playing goals. Tom orchestrated and ran a 120-woman weekly competitive doubles play program, for low-intermediate to advanced players that successfully operated for 15 years. Moreover, Tom ran successful Men’s drill sessions, competitive play programs, and men’s round robins. Tom has extensive experience as a Tournament Director, highlighted by the professional men’s open tournament “The Bachman Open”, a prize money tournament with an impressive 15-year history. During the past 17 years, Tom has coached 13 Palm Beach County Ladies Championship teams.
Tom is truly excited to bring his vast knowledge and experience to serve the RCW Athletic Club members.
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“Tom is a great coach who has an encyclopedia of knowledge about every aspect of tennis! He is a kind and very patient teacher.”
“The hour with Tom gave me the confidence I needed to get back on the court after being gone for several months.”