Meet our Tennis Pro's


 
Henry Choi
Director of Tennis
Henry attended Indiana State University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Sports Management. Henry had a full scholarship to play division one tennis in college for the Indiana Sycamores at Indiana State. He has continued to compete and has been top 10 in Canadian Men’s Open Singles throughout the last 10 years. Henry is a Tennis Canada certified Level 3 Professional. He was the Junior Director at Vancouver Lawn Tennis and Badminton Club from 2006 through 2011. During his tenure coaching at both clubs, he spent countless hours with players ranging from top ranked international, national, and provincial levels as well as all club and beginner levels. He has a lifelong passion for the game of tennis and wants to provide opportunities for other players and build tennis in BC.
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. He has been coaching at RCC since 2013.
Guy Chung
Associate Tennis Professional
Guy is a Tennis Canada Club Pro 1 certified coach, and has worked as a professional since 2003, he grew up in Mauritius Island and is fluent in both French and English. He has played the game for over thirty five years and has the passion to share his expertise with any level of player.
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 coaching tennis, Luigi brings his passion for the sport and a wealth of experience and knowledge to RCC.
Justin Guay
Assistant Tennis Professional
Justin recently graduated from the University of Portland with a BBA in Operations and Technology Management. Justin obtained a tennis scholarship and played for the Portland Pilots from 2010-2014. He is currently a top Canadian Men’s Open player. As a junior, Justin had many achievements including finishing top 4 at the Canadian Junior Nationals in 2008 as well as earning the #1 Junior Ranking in BC.
Jane Sun
Assistant Tennis Professional
Jane has over 34 years of 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. Her strength is instructing the theoretical fundamentals of 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. Jane is fluent in both English and Mandarin.
Helen Kelesi
Junior Development Coach
Helen Kelesi is a former WTA player and is Canada’s 3rd highest ranked female tennis player of all time. Her Career high ranking was #13 in the world in singles and #18 in doubles with partner Monica Seles. Helen has reached the quarterfinals twice at the French Open, finals twice at the Italian Open, was Italian Open doubles champion, Japan Open singles champion, and Canadian National champion 5 times. She has career wins over Chris Evert, Conchita Martinez, Pam Shriver, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, and Jana Novotna. Helen was a proud member of the Canadian Summer Olympic Games and Seoul Olympics in 1988, and the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. During her career, she was also a Fed Cup Team member for over 10 years. “Hurricane Helen” was winner of the Canadian Female Press Athlete of the Year for 2 years in a row, Tennis Canada’s athlete of the year, and was inducted into BC’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. Helen was a Tennis Canada National Touring Coach for many of Canada’s top ranked players. 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 certified as a Coach 3 Level Instructor, Club Pro 2, and a BCRPA Personal Trainer. Helen joined the coaching team at RCC in 2016 to groom our future champions!
Raymond Lee
Assistant Tennis Professional
Raymond Lee is a certified Tennis Instructor plus a Tennis Canada Official. He started playing tennis when he was nine years old. At the age of sixteen, he was a top junior in BC and has played in the BC Juniors Provincials in U16 and U18. Seeing his students having fun on the tennis court and reaching their potential through self-discipline is what Raymond enjoys the most about being a tennis professional.