Diane Selke, Head Pro

Diane returns home to Michigan and her beloved Spartans after living in Colorado where she was director and head tennis professional at Valley Country Club. She has been teaching tennis for 37 years and has been a USPTA professional since 1984. Selke is the only female USPTA Master Pro in Michigan, was the only woman USPTA Master Pro in Colorado, and the first woman USPTA Master Pro in the Intermountain. She received the USPTA Intermountain Pro of the Year award in 1989, 2003, 2006 and 2009. Selke, a former Spartan Big Ten singles and doubles champion, played for the MSU women’s tennis team from 1975-1979 and received the prestigious Michigan State University Doctor Nell Jackson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. She is also an avid volunteer for many organizations such as the USTA Colorado District, Save Our Children Society, and the American Cancer Society. She founded “Kids Cure for Cancer Tennis Tournament” which has raised over $100,000 annually. She has served in many capacities for the USPTA including her current role as a two-year term vice president on the board of directors. She is excited to be back in Spartan country and is looking forward to making an impact on tennis players of all ages!