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Washington, DC 20011
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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
Vlatko Bosevski, Senior Tennis Pro



  • Born in Belgrade, Serbia, Vlatko has spent most of his life playing and teaching tennis
  • Over 20 years of coaching experience
  • USTA Sport Sciences certified expert Levels 1 and 2 in Psychology, Nutrition, Physiology and Biomechanics
  • USTA High Performance Program graduate in 2006 year at Harvard, Boston, MA. PTR Professional rating 4A Map Rated, ITF Professional Level 3 Certified Coach
  • Has played ATP tournaments, and was twice University of St. Cyril & Methodius Champion in singles and doubles
  • Has attended tennis ITF, PTR, ETA educational courses, conventions and was accredited coach at the US Open 2013 year as a part of USTA High Performance initiative
  • Studied at University of St. Cyril & Methodius, Macedonia, Major – English Language, Literature, German Language.
Charles Chasseur – Staff Pro
  • Born In Paris, France and playing Tennis since the age of 12
  • U.S. Professional Tennis Registry (PTR)-certified
  • Over 15 years of coaching experience as an Instructor, centered on movement, balance and coordination
  • Studied at IAC Paris, Major-Economics and Financial Markets.
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
Pavel Kustov – Staff Pro
Pavel Kustov - Staff Pro
  • U.S. Professional Tennis Registry Certified.
  • Certified by the Moscow city government department of physical education and sport, and the Moscow city government tennis federation
  • Worked as Director and coach of the tennis program at Moscow Gymnasium 1588, a boarding school with an extensive sports curriculum, 2013-2017
  • 15 Years’ Experience working with Children and Adults of all playing levels.
  • Worked as a journalist with Cox Newspapers and the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, traveled across the former Soviet Union, covered wars and armed conflict.
  • Bachelor Degree in history from Moscow Pedagogical University.
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