Ryen Valentine joined the Pelham Racquet Club staff as Head Tennis Professional in 2020. His 15 years in the private club sector provided valuable experience coaching ladies teams, men, and juniors of all ages and abilities. Ryen has coached numerous state championship adult ladies teams, as well as junior team tennis teams that have won state & sectionals, making it to nationals. His 2021 Spain Park boys team won the Alabama 7A state championship. Ryen specializes is developing players with a strong foundation built on proper technique. Ryen and his wife, Lauren, are the proud parents of 3 beautiful girls.
USPTA Certified Pro
Played on USTA National Championship-winning teams at 5.0, 5.5, and Men's Open
UAB tennis player and graduate
Coach of Helena High School's boys and girls teams
Coached Spain Park High School boys to State Championship
Coached junior teams to USTA State and Southern Section championships
Coached Team Tennis 18U intermediate to nationals and placed 15th and 8th in 2018 and 2019