Scott Meixl Director of Tennis
Scott has played collegiately at Navarro Junior College where he was national champion in singles and second in the nation in doubles and then transferred to Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant Oklahoma. There, he majored in Marketing and got his Masters in Business Administration. He currently is playing 5.0 USTA league tennis where his team won state in 2011.
Scott is married to Kari who is also a tennis player and has two boys named Aiden and Colin. They currently live in Appleton.
Adam Martin Tennis Professional
Dennis Niemi Tennis Professional
Valley Athletics is fortunate to have added Dennis Niemi to our Tennis Staff. Dennis comes to us with over 26 years of teaching experience, having coached for Lawrence University and Appleton North High School. He played tennis for Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas.
Dennis has a wife, Marianne, a daughter, Sara, and two sons, Scott and Joe who also play tennis. They currently live in Appleton.
Bob Brost Tennis Professional
Valley Bob has over 25 years of experience coaching basketball, soccer and tennis. He played tennis at Menasha High School.
Bob is married to his wife Kathy. They have a daugher named Allyse and a son named Trevor. Bob and his wife live in Neenah.
Scott Niemi Tennis Professional
Patti Stinski Tennis Professional
Patti started teaching tennis in high school when she taught for the Oshkosh Recreation Department. She went on to coach the girls & boys tennis teams at Lourdes High School in Oshkosh. She continues to teach tennis at the Nike Tennis Camp at Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam with John & Jason Powless.
Patti is married to Mark, and they have two boys, Jacob & Matthew, who also actively play tennis. They live in Oshkosh.
Patti is also Valley Athletics Tot's Turf Director.
Carol Steinert Tennis Professional
Carol grew up in Oshkosh and has played tennis throughout her life. She started teaching tennis for the Oshkosh Recreational Department during high school. She played tennis for Oshkosh West High School and continued playing 4 more years at UW-Oshkosh. She currently holds a 4.5 USTA rating, plays on leagues, and on several women's and mixed doubles USTA teams in the valley.
Carol earned her Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from UW-Oshkosh, majoring in math and science. She went on to earn a Master's degree in Educational Administration at UW-Madison. She taught for 4 years at Plymouth High School then came to Neenah, where she taught at the high school and middle school for the next 27 years. Throughout her career, Carol coached girls' and boys' high school tennis teams in Plymouth, girls' tennis teams in Neenah and Oshkosh, and also assisted in coaching various USTA Junior Team Tennis teams out of Oshkosh.
In addition to tennis, Carol enjoys playing golf, hiking, biking, and most anything active in nature. She is married to Bill and they have 3 children, Steven, Nathan, and Kimberly.
Carol and Bill live in Oshkosh and enjoy spending time with family and friends both on the off the courts.