Our Team

Tom Hinding - Owner

A 1991 Graduate from Springfield college with a degree in Business.  After college, Tom worked for the Copeland Coating Company, Albany NY, as a crew chief.  In 1994 Tom started Hinding Sealcoating and Recreational Surfacing.  Working both on parking lots, driveways and tennis courts, Tom quickly saw the demands of the Sports and Recreational industry and decided to devote his time on Tennis and Basketball Courts only.  The name was changed in 2001 to "Hinding Tennis, LLC" and the word was out about the success of the courts that Hinding built and resurfaced.  Typically Hinding resurfaces over 300 courts per year and builds about 20-30 new courts each season.  As an active member, speaker and advisor to the ASBA (American Sports Builder's Association), Tom takes great pride in each and every job that his company is involved in.  Tom is married with 3 kids and lives in Guilford, CT.  Email Tom at tom@hindingtennis.com.

Jamie Pinder - Office Manager

Jamie Pinder attended University of Connecticut with a concentration in Anthropology. Throughout high school and college Jamie also helped run her family construction business for over 10 years. She has hands on experience working in the field on a wide variety of construction projects over the years. Jamie is also an accomplished professional fitness competitor and International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB) professional. She is currently under apprenticeship to obtain her American Sports Certified Tennis Court Builder designation. Email Jamie at jamie@hindingtennis.com.

Mike Reed - Sales Representative

Mike has been with Hinding Tennis since Nov 2007. Mike has brought over 20 years business experience working in the Banking/Finance and Technology areas. Mike graduated from The Ohio State University in Business Administration majoring in Finance and Economics. Mike has help with operations and sales and is currently pursuing the American Sports Builders Certified Tennis Court Builder designation. Mike lives in Old Saybrook CT with his three children.
Email Mike at Mike@hindingtennis.com.

Heather Cushion - Expert Line Striper

Heather has been with Hinding Tennis since 2001.  She has line striped over 3,000 Basketball and Tennis Courts.  Her expertise with precise layouts and designs allows Hinding to Stripe just about anything that is needed.  Whether it's basketball, tennis, hopscotch or 4-square, if you have a game that Hinding doesn't know about, all we need is a diagram.  Heather is married with two children and lives in Madison, CT.

Jose Cruz - Job Foreman

Jose has been in the construction business his entire livelihood.  He has been an employee of Hinding Tennis Since 1998.  Jose is the driving force to the success of Hinding Tennis.  He has been actively involved with the patented Riteway Crack Repair and Cushion Extreme Products that Hinding invented and patented.  He takes great pride and each and every job he is involved in.  Returning Customers will specifically ask for Jose when they are resurfacing there court years later.  Jose lives in West Haven, CT and has two children.

Mark Biolzi - Job Foreman

Mark has been with Hinding Tennis since 2002.  Mark has a construction background and graduated from Manhattanville College in 1998.  Mark became a skilled technician with Hinding soon after he started working in 2002. He has been involved with many high profile jobs and is extremely cautious and capable with high end detailed work. Mark is married and lives in East Haven, CT and has one child.

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