Alex began his collegiate coaching career in August of 2007. He spent 20 years as a Director of Tennis at two athletic clubs in the Grand Rapids, MI area. As a professional player, he has won the Midwest Indoor title seven times, and has wins over players ranked as high as #145 ATP. He won the NCAA Division III title twice with Kalamazoo College in 1986 and 1987. He won the Division III individual doubles title those same two years, and was twice a finalist in the individual singles event (in 1984 and 1987). He was twice ranked in the top 5 as a Midwest junior, and finished top 24 his final year at the Kalamazoo Supernationals.