Randy Ross has been in the tennis business full-time since graduating from Indiana State University with a degree in Business Management and moving to Denver in 1976. Randy has been the Head Tennis Coach of the boys tennis team at Kent Denver School from 1996 to present, winning 10 state championships. After 23 years Randy left Colorado Athletic Club Inverness in April 2012 to open the Randy Ross Tennis Center at the Hilton Denver Inverness. Randy was involved with the Team Colorado Program for the Colorado Tennis Association as Director/Site Director/Coach for over 25 years. Randy’s coaching philosophy is based upon the fact that tennis is a game and games are meant to be fun. In 2016 Randy received the prestigious Bud Robineau Award presented by the Colorado Tennis Association for outstanding service to the tennis community.
Gay West has been teaching tennis full time in Denver since 1989. She
was a full time professional and the league coordinator at Colorado Athletic
Club Inverness for 21 years before joining RRTC in 2012. Gay was a Team Colorado Coach from 1994 until 2015. She has participated in High Performance, USTA and Tennis Australia coaches’ workshops. Gay continues to increase her knowledge of the most modern technical and strategic aspects of the game through workshops including 4 presentations by Brian Gordon in the past six years.
Coach Gay was the head coach of the Kent Denver Girls’ High School tennis team from 1996 until 2018. During that time, Coach Gay lead her team to five state championships, eight state runner-up finishes, and 5 third place finishes in the state. Gay believes she can help her students recognize their potential as tennis players, competitors and people through her passion and knowledge of tennis. She is proud of the junior players she has coached who have gone on to play at the college level and those who continue to make tennis an important part of their lives as adults.
Gay enjoys learning “how her students learn” and the best way to help them technically, strategically and competitively. “In tennis as in life” has become a motto of Gay’s. It is a “simple game but not easy”. Above all, tennis must be fun whether learning, practicing, or competing.
The Randy Ross Tennis Center is seeking a full-time tennis professional. Applicants considered will be USPTA certified with experience in working with all levels of tennis players, but with a demonstrated passion for 10 & under and adult beginner programs. The successful candidate will also be outgoing, personable, service oriented, and passionate about helping people get better at playing the greatest game ever invented. Please send resume to Randy Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303.521.4941