IVC Men's Tennis Coaching Staff
Ross Duncan - Head Coach
Ross Duncan was named the new men's tennis coach at Irvine Valley before the start of the 2013 season.
He has an extensive tennis background as a top player and coach. He was the No. 1 junior from South Africa before coming to the United States on a scholarship to play at Pepperdine University. Ross went on to also star at UC Santa Barbara.
He played No. 1 singles and doubles at UCSB and helped lead the Gauchos to the best season in school history with a sweet 16 finish at the NCAA Tournament.
After studying sports management and graduating, he played professional tennis and earned ATP points in both singles and doubles and also competed for nine seasons in the prestigious Bundesliga in Germany.
Ross then went on to coach as the interim head coach at UC Santa Barbara and as the associate head coach at Oregon.
In addition, he also coached professionally on the WTA Tour, including guiding a former top 30 player in the world.
Currently, Ross is ranked No. 1 in the nation in the Men's 35 Singles Division and has won back-to-back National Hard Court Championships in singles.
In 2012, he represented Team USA as the No. 1 singles player in the World Championship.
Ross has again been chosen to represent Team USA in 2013 and was named captain of the team by the United States Tennis Association.
Ross is currently ranked No. 9 in the world in his age division.
In addition to his playing prowess, Ross is the National Director for Nike Tennis Camps and owner of Peak Performance Tennis.
Devin Bowen - Assistant Coach
Devin Bowen is in his second year as an assistant coach with the Irvine Valley men's tennis program.
Bowen is an American former ATP World Tour professional player.
A doubles specialist, he reached a career high doubles ranking of World No. 39 in 2003.
Ali Naeeni - Volunteer Assistant