Rodney Harmon elected as new PTR President
“Rodney is the first African American male to become President of a major tennis organization in the United States, and he will further solidify PTR’s commitment to diversity in tennis. Rodney will be a tremendous leader who will help PTR continue to educate, certify and service tennis coaches around the world,” said PTR CEO, Dan Santorum.
Rodney is a member of the ITA Men’s Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame. He reached a career high of 56 on the ATP Tour. Rodney was a USTA National Coach before he became Director of Men’s Tennis at the USTA training center headquarters. He also served as Head Coach of the US Men’s Tennis Team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Currently Rodney is in his 7th year as the Head Coach of the Lady Yellow Jackets. His team is ranked #7 in the Nation and will be a contender for this year’s NCAA National Championship.