Tyler Gibson


Tyler has been teaching and coaching for over 20 years. He has coached USTA Junior and Adult teams, boy’s high school and Division I Men’s and Women’s teams. He played high school tennis at Landon in Bethesda, Maryland. Division III at Drew University and Division I at University of Hartford.
Tyler focuses on the basic skills of stroke technique, footwork and strategy. The geometry of the game is broken down to help you understand how to position yourself better in both singles and doubles. Each player receives specific help in their game to make you the best player you can be!
The passion Tyler has for the game comes out in every lesson!
“Tennis is the foundation of my life. Let me share my love for the game with you! Work hard, respect the game and you to can find the enjoyment and peace that tennis has brought to me!”

Coaching Experience:

Head pro at Simsmore Tennis for over 10 years

Division 1 Men’s and Women’s Coach @ University of Hartford (4 years)

Coached over 100 junior players that went on to compete at the collegiate level

Canton High School Boys Team Coach 2001

14 & 18 Junior Team Tennis Head Coach

  • Team qualified for State Championships 6 of last 7 years

Director of Simsmore High School Prep Camp

  • 2005 – Present

  • Over 90% of participants made the Varsity Tennis team at their schools in 2013

Playing Experience:

Drew University Div III – Number 1 singles as Freshman, MVP

University of Hartford Div I – #2 singles, co-captain

High School – Landon Bethesda, MD Won IAC 24 years in a row

 Past Coaches:

Bobby Goeltz – 33 years Div I head coach, ATP player

Jack Schore – trained Dan Goldie (ATP high 27)

Steve Tidball – ATP Tour Player

Virginia Solomon – mother/coach of Harold Solomon – top 5 ATP

Harry Hopman Camp – Australian Davis Cup Team Coach

All American Sports Tennis Camp – 7 years