Ed Ransom: Resumé


Ed Ransom Named PTR New Jersey 2011 Member of the Year.
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EDUCATION 1974-76 Livingston College (Rutgers University), Piscataway, NJ
1976 B.S. Phys. Ed. and Psych.
  1972-74 Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey
     
AWARDS New Jersey State Scholarship
     
TENNIS BACKGROUND 1977-78 USPTR Certified Pro
USPTR National Certification Tester

Van Der Meer Tennis University - passed certification test at professional level
1977 Advanced Tennis Teacher's Workshop
Description:
Workshop for all lead instructors in Princeton's Community Tennis Program
Given by: Eve Craft, Doug MacCurdy, John Gudzinowitz, and Art Cramp
    Tennis Clinic
Description:
Clinic for umpires, linespeople, ballboys/girls
Given by: Jack Staht
  1976 U.S.T.A. 6th National Tennis Teachers' Conference, New York, NY
    U.S.P.T.A. Tennis Teacher's Academy, Sapphire Valley, North Carolina
Given by:
Chet Murphy, Jim Leighton, Ian Crokenden, Bill Tym, and Bob Perkins
    Tennis Teachers and Coaches Workshop, Mountainside Indoor Center, Mountainside, NJ
Given by:
George Basco and Bob Perkins, U.S.P.T.A.
  1975 U.S.T.A. 1st Annual Tennis Teachers', Princeton Community Tennis, Princeton Indoor Tennis Center, Princeton, NJ
    Advanced Tennis Clinic, Somerset Racquet Club, Somerset, NJ
Given by:
Ted Hodges, Pro
    Private Instruction, All Weather Tennis Club, Bridgwater, NJ
Given by:
Fred Rupp, Pro, U.S.P.T.A.
     
TENNIS TEACHING EXPERIENCE 1993 Director: P.A.Y.D.T.A. Special Program
Description:
Trained 45 children for 10 weeks on Saturdays, from 2-6 pm
  Director: P.A.Y.D.T.A. Special Summer Program
Description:
Directed a staff of 8 Pros: ran a 6-week program 2-6 pm for 4 days a week
    Director: Plainfield Tennis Council Special Program
Description:
Trained 12 hishschool co-eds Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30 pm and Saturdays, 7:30-9:00 am; Nov. - March
  1989- present 4 Annual Ed Ransom Tennis Camps, at Rutgers Preparatory School, Somerset, NJ
  1990- present Director: Rutgers College Recreational Services New Horizons Junior Tennis Programs
Director: Yearly Special Program, Plainfield Tennis Council
Description:
Trained 15 hishschool co-eds Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00 pm and Saturdays, 7:30-9:00 am; Oct. - March
  1991 Staff Pro: U.S.P.T.R. Minority Coaches Workshop at C.C.N.Y.
  1989 - present Director: Ed Ransom's Tennis Camps and Clinics, Rutgers Preparatory School
  1983 - present Faculty: Recreational Services, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Description:
Teach all tennis classes and direct New Horizons Junior Tennis Programs
    Staff Pro: Brunswick Hills Tennis Club
  1976 - present Pro: Princeton Racquet Club, Princeton, NJ
Description:
Private lessons, various skill levels
  1973 - present Pro: Private Instruction, all skill levels
  1981-83 Staff Pro: Brunswick Hills Tennis Club
  1977-83 Staff Pro: Junior Group Instruction, Hamilton Racquet Club, Hamilton Township, NJ
Instructor: Highland Park Recreation Department, Highland Park, NJ
  1976-83 Pro Instructor: Y.W.C.A. of Central New Jersey
Description:
Pro Indoor and Outdoor Clinics of various skill levels given at North Brunswick Racquet Club, North Brunswick, NJ and Buccleuch Park, New Brunswick, NJ
    Princeton Community Tennis Program at Princeton Indoor Tennis Center, Princeton, NJ
Assistant Pro: Junior Advanced Preparatory Training Group
Pro: various skill levels
  1980-81 Head Pro: Wyndmoor Tennis and Racquetball Club
  1977-80 Head Pro: Princeton Racquet Club
  1976 (Fall)
Pro: East Brunswick Racquet Club
Description:
Taught Beginner's Clinic
    (Summer)
Instructor: Princeton Community Tennis, Princeton, NJ
  1975-76 Princeton Indoor Tennis Center Princeton, NJ
Assistant Pro: Adult Clinics, various skill levels
Instructor: Adult Advanced Beginner and Junior Advanced Preparatory Group
  1974-76 Pro: Y.M.C.A. of Piscataway, NJ
     
REFERENCES   References and details given upon request