Meet the Tennis Pros

Brian Morin

Sedge Gray (Head Pro)

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Sedge Gray brings over 34 years of tennis coaching experience and  most recently held the position of Tennis Director at The Agawam Hunt in Rumford, RI. He has also worked as a professional coach and practice partner for Anna Kournikova and an Assistant Coach for Brown University and Davidson College.

Sedge has also been a participant at the Newport Tennis Hall of Fame Championships and is a ten time New England Open Champion in both singles and doubles. He won the Rhode Island State Tennis Championship during all four years of high school in either doubles or singles.

 
Renee Houle   
Renee is a USPTA Elite Pro from Mapleville, RI. She began teaching tennis in 1976 and has been instructing at Fore Court since 1990. She has also taught in New Hampshire, Maine, Florida and Rhode Island. Renee played in the #1 spot for Eckered College in Florida. Her favorite shots to teach are the service and backhand.
 
Kevin Hartmann
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Born and raised in River Forest, IL, Kevin joined Fore Court in 2009. Kevin was the senior captain of his River Forest tennis team and is the Tennis Director Abbott Run. His favorite shot to teach is the overhead. Kevin takes more of a technical approach to the strokes of tennis, making sure students learn the stroke the correct way from the start. As they become more comfortable in their strokes, he believes in grooving through hitting more tennis balls. He also believes in students learning the game as early as possible from scoring to playing.
 

Toby Lindsay

Toby has been a teaching pro at Fore Court for 24 years and was USTPA certified in 1995. He’s been well-known to RI tennis over the years having been a 3-time Little East Singles Champion at Rhode Island College and then inducted in the RIC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.At the height of his tennis career, Toby was ranked #2 in Rhode Island and #9 in New England in the Mens’ Open Division. Toby has worked with many students, both adults and juniors, whether helping them with tennis tryouts or advancing them up the tennis team or league ladder.

Peter Torgrimson

Peter is a USPTA certified tennis professional. He was the state high school singles champion in Minnesota in 2002. Peter first played collegiately from 2002-2003 at Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. He returned to his home state to play at the Division I level as a Golden Gopher for the University of Minnesota from 2004-07. After graduating from college in 2007 he played professionally and held a world ranking.  Currently Peter is the Head Tennis Coach for both men's and women's tennis at Salve Regina. 

 Kyle Kelaghan