Coach Tim Blenkiron


WTT Season: 1st

Age

43

height

6' 6"

turned pro

residence

Las Vegas, Nevada

birthplace

Adelaide, Australia

plays

Right Handed (One-Handed Backhand)

Jan 01 1970 VS

Player highlights

Will be coaching the very first season of the WTT franchise team “Vegas Rollers”.

Tim Blenkiron is a UNLV tennis alum who won the NCAA Doubles Championship in 1997.

As an All-American collegiate player, Blenkiron went on to play professional tennis which was highlighted by playing at the US Open.

Blenkiron is the current USTA-Nevada President of the board whose leadership has been recognized for increasing diversity, creating more community tennis events, and preserving the strength and resources of the tennis community in Las Vegas.

In 2010, Tim was selected as an elite National USTA coach to run a USTA Regional Training Center.

Blenkiron was also responsible for taking Asia Muhammad from a beginner to the tennis professional she is today.

Tim Blenkiron was inducted into the UNLV Hall of Fame and has been awarded the USTA-Nevada high performance coach.

Blenkiron runs the NO QUIT Tennis Academy, which has some of the best players in the state, section, and country.

@timblenks

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