Rodney Ross, new CGC Tennis Pro
Article date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Rodney started playing tennis at age 7 at the Amoco Oil Company Sport and Cultural Club in Trinidad, West Indies. He excelled very rapidly and was quickly noticed by the head pro at the club. Rodney was ranked in the top five in the country in the junior ranking, boys under 16. As a junior tennis player Rodney, was one of the top players in Trinidad and Tobago and won numerous tournaments along with his brother Ryan Ross. He also won national men's doubles titles and was a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Davis Cup team in 2003. Professional- Rodney started coaching at the age of 18 at the AMOCO Oil Company Sport and Cultural Club in Trinidad, West Indies. He holds certificates in Science of Sports and Coaching, and Technical Course for Coaches form the (IOC), as well as a Level 1 tennis umpiring, and a diploma in tennis coaching from the Argentina Tennis Association. Rodney is a (USPTA) United States Professional Tennis Association member and (USPTR) United States Professional Tennis Registry certified, International Tennis Federation (ITF) Level 1 & 2 certified. He has over 18 years of experience teaching both juniors and adults in addition to directing tennis programs at two five-star resorts in Anguilla for four years. After moving to the U.S. in 2012, Rodney became a permanent fixture as a tennis pro at a private health club outside of Boston. He has spent many summers teaching all ages and levels on Martha's Vineyard and is excited for the upcoming summer at CGC.
Coaching Philosophy- I believe that everyone who is passionate in tennis, regardless of their age, gender experience and abilities can enjoy playing great tennis.