Rick has worked 33 years as a Secondary School Social Sciences, English, At-Risk Student Teacher and Counselor. The last 26 years he spent at Johnsburg High School in Johnsburg, Illinois. He retired in June, 2014. Rick begins his 29th year as Head Girls’ and Boys’ Tennis Coach at Johnsburg High School this fall. His career record stands at 365-364. He has 3 IHSA Sectional Team championships, 29 IHS State qualifiers, 2006 Northwest Herald Coach of the year, 2007 IHSA State Coach of the Year finalist, and was elected to Illinois High School Tennis Coaches’ Association Board of Directors in Fall 2015. Rick is a member of the USTA. Rick also worked as a Teaching Pro at John Gardiner’s Tennis Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona in the spring 1987. He played four year of college tennis at Iowa Wesleyan College, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.