Lake Shore Country Club Staff

Andy  Findlay

Andy Findlay

Tennis Professional
P: (814) 881-4030

As the 6th-year Tennis Director at Lake Shore C.C., Findlay brings a wealth of experience to our Tennis Program.  Between 1992 – 2003, he was the Head Tennis Coach at Edinboro University of PA.  Additionally, Andy owns and operates the successful ‘ Intense Tennis’  in Western Pa. Andy is the J.D. Director at Westwood R.C. and was a USTA Tennis Service Representative (TSR) 2007-12.

Andy is the head coach at the USTA Sectional Training Center in Pittsburgh and has attended 50 nat’ l tennis workshops.Since 1998, he has coached the USTA MS Boys’ 18s nat’ l team in Champaign, IL and Kalamazoo, MI in July.  In 1999, Andy completed the USTA High-Performance program in Miami, the USTA’ s Sport Science Level I & II testing and won the nat’ l USTA Collegiate Community Service Award for DII schools.

After becoming a 1981 Communications graduate of Mercyhurst Univ., where he was a 5x All-American and Academic All-American, Andy has 38 years tennis experience in Middle States in playing, teaching, coaching, administrating, and operating camps.

Coach of the Year honors have been bestowed on Andy as men’ s coach in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference in 2000 and 2003 and as Allegheny Mountain District’ s winner in 1992, 1996, and 2017.  In 1991, with Dennis Ranalli, the duo was ranked #1 in USTA/MS 35’ s doubles. In 2010, Andy was named the USPTA MS ‘ Pro-of-the-Year.”In 2012, Andy won two USTA AMD Awards: 1. President’ s Award for Jr. Development; 2. Tennis Industry Award for Excellence.  Findlay is the PIAA D10 Girls’  Tennis Tournament Director.     In 2005, Andy was a USTA AMD clinician training over 400 K-12 Phys. Ed. teachers to enrich their curriculums with tennis as a lifetime sport.  Also, in 2006 Andy was undefeated at #1 doubles on the Erie men’ s senior 4.5 team that placed second at the USA League Tennis Championships in Princeton.   In May 2004, Andy was inducted into the Mercyhurst College Athletics Hall of Fame.


"I love belonging to Lake Shore Country Club. We golf, exercise, socialize, and celebrate all of our family functions at the club."
- Karen Minichelli DiMichele