Michael Landers is the 2009 U.S. Men’s Singles Champion. Michael is the youngest male table tennis player to achieve that title in history at just 15 years old. He is also currently on the US Junior Team and is the reigning U.S. Junior Boys Champion.

Michael has been playing table tennis since he was 10 years old. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and always loves to meet new people.  Some of his favorite things to do outside of playing table tennis are listening to music, exercising, and sleeping.

Height: 5’10”               

Weight: 140 lbs.

Date of Birth: 8/16/94   

Birthplace: Mineola, NY                       

Hometown: Old Westbury, NY                         

Current Residence: Old Westbury, NY

Coach: Ernesto Ebuen

Handedness: Right

Grip: Shakehand

Style of Play: Two wing looper

Rubbers: Tenergy 05(FH), Tenergy 64 (BH)

Club Affiliation: SPiN New York/ NYTTC

 

Competition Record:

2010 U.S. National Junior Singles- 1st Place

2010 Men’s and Junior Team

2010 Youth Olympic Games- Boys PanAm Qualifier

2009 U.S. National Championships- Men’s Singles Champion

2009 World Junior Circuit Canada- Cadet Teams First Place

2009 North American Championships- Cadet Boys Champion

2008 Canada Cup Open Doubles Champion

2005 Juniors Olympics- U-12 Boys Silver and Doubles Gold

2007-2011 National Team Member