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A coach/tennis professional for more than 45 years, Ken took over as the head coach of the Delaware Valley men’s and women’s tennis programs midway through the 2014-15 campaign. The women won two matches in their inaugural season while the men returned to action for the first time since the 1960s.  Ken was the head men’s varisty tennis coach at Division III Franklin & Marshall College from 1984 to 1991 and again in 2003. He posted a 71-60 record in those eight-plus years for the third-highest victory total in Diplomat men’s tennis history.

Ken began as a head professional at four New England Clubs from 1968 to 1975. He was the head tennis pro at Olde Hickory Racquet Club (now University Athletic Club) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania from 1976 to 2001. Ken then moved to the Lancaster Country Club in 2001 and was the head tennis professional until 2014.

Ken, who as inducted into the Lancaster County Tennis Hall of Fame in 2005, was the captain and top player at the College of William and Mary. He graduated with a degree in anthropology in 1970.


Victor Fissela

Victor is currently a USPTR Certified Pro. He has been teaching at Hempfield Rec for 11 years, coaching and teaching adult clinics from Beginner to Advanced Players.   He has coached as many as 6 women’s club teams,  some of which have gone onto Nationals.  He is the former head coach of the Lancaster Catholic boys & girls tennis teams. He has had the privilege of coaching LL League and District Champions in both singles and doubles, achieving 2nd and 3rd place State Championship Medals. He is looking forward to the privilege of working with LTYC members this coming season.


Mike Cannon  (717) 606-6228 or

Mike has been the Head Boys Tennis Coach at LCHS for the past five years and has also given private lessons to all ages and skill levels during that same time frame. He played for four years at Elizabethtown College and most recently worked at Bent Creek as a tennis pro. He loves teaching the game that has been a major part of his life to anyone who is interested and is excited to begin teaching at LYTC!