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Scott Enge

Scott Enge is President of his own tennis management company, developed tennis in elementary schools, and coached outstanding high school and college teams. He is also President/Founder of the National Federation of High School Tennis Coaches, and has been honored with many coaching, tennis industry and educational awards. 

Enge is president of A.C.T. Sports Services, a special events and tennis instruction and program management company. A.C.T. is subcontracted by parks and recreation centers to operate, develop, administer and instruct their summer tennis programs; including group/private lessons and adult/youth league play. His responsibilities have also included instruction, running sanctioned and nonsanctioned tournaments, league play, hiring of assistants, facility planning and maintenance, racquet stringing, creating special events and evaluating programs.

Enge has run his company for 26 consecutive summers and has taught 36 summers as a professional tennis instructor. He has been a member of USPTA for 21 years.

Enge also has been a physical education specialist on the elementary school level for the past 30 years. Using his physical education expertise and his sports business, he has been a part of developing tennis in elementary schools for three different school districts effecting over 70 schools.  In 1996, he helped Ann Bartek (USPTA National Seminar Contest winner) with a schools pilot program geared toward teaching tennis to preschoolers through second-graders in the physical education classroom.

Coach Enge has coached at the collegiate and high school level for over 22 years.  His high school teams have won 3 Kansas 6A (large class) state tournaments and he has coached 23 state qualifiers, three doubles state championship teams, one singles state champion.  In 1996, Enge directed the first Kansas State Tennis Tournament to be broadcast on television and have certified USTA umpires for all matches. In that year he was voted the Kansas State Coach of the Year for his achievements.

Enge also was honored by the Missouri Valley Professional Tennis Association as High School Coach of the Year in 1997. The National Federation of Interscholastic Coaches Association selected him the Section Five (Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma) Tennis Coach of the Year. This selection puts him as one of eight finalists for National High School Coach of the Year.  The USPTA has honored him twice as National HS Tennis Coach of the Year in 1998 & 1999.  He has also been honored as Kansas Tennis Coach of the Year and Kansas City Tennis Coach of the Year in 2002 & 2004.

He has helped many of his players receive college scholarships through his letters, phone calls and expertise in collegiate coaching.

Enge himself played varsity tennis for four years at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas where he won an All-Conference designation and conference championships in the Central States Intercollegiate Conference from 1979 to 1981.  He was a member of the NAIA District 10 championship team, as well as the ninth-ranked NAIA finisher in 1981. He has been ranked as high as No. 7 in the Missouri Valley sectional adult singles rankings and #46 nationally in doubles.  In 2009 his son Arin, a varsity tennis player at Ferris State University, finished 6th in the National Father/Son Grasscourt championships. 

Enge earned a B.S.E. from Emporia State University and a master of science in education from Baker University in Baldwin, Kan.   As an educator Scott has been honored as a Master Teacher in the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kansas and was inducted into the Emporia State University Educators Hall of Honor in 2010.


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