Tennis Professionals

Name

Ashley Rhoney

Title

Director of Tennis

Ashley was the North Carolina junior state champion for 5 consecutive years 1980-1984. In 1984 won the national Interscholastic Championship and was voted an All American at South Caldwell High School in Hudson, NC. In1984 he was invited to the US Olympic tryouts and won the Surfmarc Singles Title in 1986. 1987-1988 was a two time All American at USL holding the No.1 national doubles ranking during the 1988 season. Played professionally and held singles and doubles world rankings. Ashley was the Head Pro at Red Lerelle's Health Club from 1990-1997 focusing on junior development coaching over 25 state champions including Chanda Rubin and Jordan Daigle. Ashley is certified United States Professional Tennis Registry and served on the Board of Directors for 3 years of the Louisiana Tennis Association. Ashley has been the Director of Tennis at City Club since its inception in the summer of 2001.

Name

Brian Sullivan

Title

Head Tennis Pro

Brian achieved a #1 ranking in the state of Colorado in the 14’s and was ranked in the top 14’s-18’s, playing in all of the biggest National tournaments. While in high school in Englewood, CO he won 4 state titles and was the first player to attain a 76-0 record. He was a high school All-American his junior and senior years. Brian then played D1 tennis at UC Irvine and Arizona State University. He was a Captain for Arizona State University eventually becoming the Assistant Coach. He got a taste of tennis fame by playing against some of the greats along the way in particular including John McEnroe at Kalamazoo, MI. He held roles as Assistant General Manager, Tennis Director and Academy Director at clubs and academies in Denver, Lakewood and Boulder. After being a teaching pro at City Club (2009-2010) he took his turn at collegiate coaching at West Virginia State, the University of Wisconsin and the University of the Pacific as Assistant Coach.

Name

Buck Bobo

Buck Bobo is USTA Certified and was ranked top 10 in junior boys 16-18's in Alabama. He has over 17 years experience. Buck served as Head Pro Peninsula Racket Club for 8 years, was Director of Tennis at Beach Club for 3 years, and Co-Director of Tennis/Head Pro City of Gulf Shores for 4 years. He coached at the Alabama Southern Davis/Fed Cup in 2002 and coached numerous juniors with state, sectional and national rankings - some that went on to play Division I, II & III college tennis. He was the AES High School Coach from 2013-2018 where he lead the team to the team to 5 straight Regional titles - 4 Girls State LHSAA championships in 5 years, 1 Boys State LHSAA Championship. He was the Head Coach of Team Louisiana Junior Southern Cup in 2017 & 2018.