Meet our Tennis Pro's


 
Henry Choi
Head Tennis Professional
Henry is a Tennis Canada certified Level 3 Professional. Henry has held the top provincial spot in men’s open singles for many years and has been ranked top 10 nationally as well for over a half decade. After spending years on the ATP Futures Circuit, Henry began his coaching career in Ontario, eventually moving out west to BC. Henry was the Junior Director at Vancouver Lawn Tennis and Badminton Club from 2006 through 2011 and spent most of 2012 at Steve Nash Tennis as the Associate Head Tennis Professional. During his tenure at these clubs, he spent countless hours with all variety of levels ranging from top ranked international, national, and provincial level players as well as all club and beginner levels.
Carl Ho
High Performance Coach
Carl recently graduated from the University of New Mexico, with a Bachelor of Business Administration, where he was on a full tennis scholarship. As a junior Carl was ranked #1 in BC from 2006-2008 in both singles and doubles! He is currently ranked in the top 10 for men's singles in BC.
Guy Chung
Associate Tennis Professional
Guy is a Tennis Canada Club Pro 1 certified coach, has worked as a professional since 2003, was born in Mauritius Island and his mother tongue is French. He has played the game for over thirty five years and now has the passion to share his expertise to any level of the game.
Luigi Albarracin
Assistant Tennis Professional
A former top junior in the Philippines, Luigi started playing tennis when he was seven years old. Upon moving to Canada, he represented BC in junior nationals and is also a former top 10 in Men’s open singles. With 10 years of experience in teaching tennis, Luigi brings his passion for the sport and a wealth of experience and knowledge to RCC.
Romus Izquierdo
Assistant Tennis Professional
Romus was a top junior in Saudi Arabia and also played competitively in Philippines and Canada. Born in Saudi Arabia to Filipino parents, he moved to Canada in 2008 and has previously coached at Steve Nash Tennis Club and Surrey Parks and Rec. He is a certified Tennis Instructor and Tennis Canada Official. Pursuing his degree in Psychology, he emphasizes the mental aspects of the tennis and enjoys seeing his students reach their potential through self discipline.
Justin Guay
Assistant Tennis Professional
Justin recently graduated from the University of Portland with a BBA focused in Operations and Technology Management. Justin was on a tennis scholarship playing for the Portland Pilots from 2010-2014. He is currently a top Open player in Canada. As a junior, Justin had many achievements such as finishing top 4 at the Canadian Junior Nationals in 2008 as well as reaching the #1 junior ranking in BC.
Jane Sun
Assistant Tennis Professional
Jane has over 34 years experience as a professional tennis instructor and international player. From 1992-2000 She coached at Shizuoka-Fujieda-Shi Surugadai Lawn Tennis Club for adult and children-beginners to advanced. She enjoys teaching strategic maneuvers and techniques for singles and doubles. Instruction in theoretical foundation for tennis. Some of her accomplishements include a 1st place finish at the 2004 Blue Mountain Open Mixed Doubles and a 2nd place finish at the China Open (Mixed Doubles).
Helen Kelesi
Tennis Professional
Helen Kelesi is a former professional women’s tennis player on the WTA Tour. Her Career high ranking was #13 in the world in singles and #18 in the world in doubles with partner Monica Seles. Helen has reached the quarterfinals twice at the French Open, two time finalist at the Italian Open, Italian Open doubles champion, winner of the Japan Open, and Canadian National champion 5 times. She has career wins over Chris Evert, Conchita Martinez, Pam Shriver, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, and Jana Novotna. Was a proud member the Canadian Summer Olympic Games in 1988 Seoul Olympics and 1992 Barcelona Olympics. During her career, she was also a Fed Cup Team member for over 10 years. Winner the Canadian Female Press Athlete of the Year for 2 years in a row, Tennis Canada’s athlete of the year, and has been inducted into BC’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. Helen was a Tennis Canada National Touring Coach for many years and travelled with Canada’s top ranked players to tournaments. She was Head Tennis Director at Peoples Courts in Saskatoon, High Performance coach at the ORC, and High Performance Junior Development Director at Elite Tennis Academy for 5 years. Helen is a Coach 3 Level Instructor, Club Pro 2 Certified, and a BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer.