A resident of the Chicago suburb of Hinsdale, Roger Clarke teaches tennis to people of all ages and takes pride in helping students progress in a sport that he deeply loves. Roger Clarke’s responsibilities with Hinsdale Racquet Club as tennis professional include designing classes tailored to clients’ specific skill levels and objectives. He emphasizes the importance of developing character as one progresses, no matter what the level of athletic ability possessed.
Mr. Clarke’s accomplishments over the years have included introducing tennis to elementary school students. Visiting school campuses, he emphasizes the importance of balancing proper exercise with a healthy diet. He has assisted a number of students in developing their skills to the point where they went on to make their high school tennis teams, and one student was her team's captain during her senior year.
Mr. Clarke maintains a strong community presence and volunteers with annual charity events such as those organized by Catholic Charities of Chicago. In his free time, he enjoys activities such as reading and playing video games.