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Rock Creek Park Tennis Center
16th & Kennedy Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20011
202-722-5949 (OFFICE)
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Employment at Rock Creek Park Tennis in Washington DC
 

Rock Creek Park Tennis Pros

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Dr. Valentine Teyedo - Senior Tennis Pro
Dr. Valentine Teyedo – Senior Pro



  • U.S. Professional Tennis Registry Certified
  • (PTR) Certified teaching professional
  • 30+ Years of coaching & playing experience
  • Played and Hit with Arthur Ashe in 1974 at (Washington Star International), Washington D.C
  • Director and Head Coach of Youth Tennis Program, Los Angeles, CA, (1992) Culver City High, Culver City CA (1996-1997)
  • Former Collegiate Tennis Player
  • Boeing 737 Captain/Training Captain & Pilot Examiner
  • U.S. FAA Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument, Single & Multi-Engine Airplane - Land
  • Master of Education Degree in Aerospace Education
  • Ph.D Aeronautics
   
Jeff Oehrlein – Senior Tennis Pro

James Jackson - Staff Pro



 

 

 

  • Experienced Tennis Professional for 19 years. Coached High School, and Junior College Tennis. Worked as a teaching pro in various settings, including tennis, and athletic clubs, high level junior academies, and taught tennis courses at the college level. Also, created a junior program to introduce young kids to tennis at a Montessori school.
  • USPTR certified
  • Steamboat Springs High School Coach from 2011-2014 at Steamboat, Colorado
  • Junior coach at Steamboat Tennis Center from 2007-2010
  • Assistant Coach for Men's Tennis at Scottsdale junior college 2004-2006
  • TPA (The Players Academy) co-founder elite Junior Tennis Academy 2003-2006 at Scottsdale Tennis Club
  • Donnelly Tennis Academy elite junior tennis academy 2001-2003 in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Developed After School Beginner Program for students 1998-1999 at Flagstaff Montessori School
  • Assistant Tennis Pro at Flagstaff Athletic Club 1998-2001
  • Top Ten Men's Singles Ranking Men's Open Division Arizona/Southwest 2001-2005
  • USTA League Tennis 1999-2003. Played in Nationals 2003
  • Played division 1 College Tennis at Towson State University 1992-1994
  • Secondary education Master’s degree at University of Phoenix 2004 and History Major Towson State University 1994
   
Sean Orban - Staff Pro
Sean Orban
  • United States Professional Tennis Association Certified Pro (USPTA)
  • 10 Years’ Experience working with Children and Adults of all playing levels
  • USTA Captain of a Men's Team for 4 years & former Coach of a Women's Team
  • Utilization of little kids tennis lessons to cultivate their interest and enjoyment
  • High School & Collegiate seeded NCAA Singles & Doubles Tennis Player
  • B.A. in Psychology and MSW, LGSW in Clinical Social Work
   
   
James Jackson – Staff Pro
James Jackson - Staff Pro
  • U.S Professional Tennis Registry (USPTR) Certified 15 Years of teaching and playing experience
  • Played Division II Tennis at Harpus Ferry Junior College (West Virginia) became #1 Singles and Doubles Player
  • Currently plays in the USTA 45’s Men’s Singles and Doubles Tournaments
  • Certified as a 10 & Under Kids Instructor
   
   
Lawrence Washington

James Jackson - Staff Pro

 

 

  • U.S. Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certified
  • 17+ Year of playing experience /12+ Years of coaching experience
  • Volunteer Assistant Coach – Howard University (Division 1)
  • USTA National Committee Member – Tennis on Campus; USTA Mid – Atlantic Section Committee Member – Constitution Rules & Grievances
  • Former ITF Professional Tennis Player
  • Former Division 1 College Tennis Player – Tennessee State University (#1 Singles & Doubles)
  • Recorded wins over SEC opponents including Vanderbilt University
  • ITA Scholar Athlete & Arthur Ashe Scholar Athlete Recipient
  • Regular public speaker on growing the sport of tennis
  • B.S. Political Science (Summa Cum Laude) – Tennessee State; Masters of Real Estate Finance – Georgetown University
   
Conor Gander
 
  • United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) certified
  • Certifications in 10 & Under Tennis and Cardio Tennis
  • 10 years' experience as an instructor
  • Pickleball instructor
  • Has coached various junior high school, and collegiate players with over 20 students ranked in the top 50 USTA Mid-Atlantic region
  • Enjoys growing the game of tennis and working with a wide range of clientele
  • Avid golfer and Pickleball player
  • Washington, DC metro area native