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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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PTC Staff

Bret Bowers, Tennis Coordinator

Bret Bowers has been with the Portland Tennis Center since 2015, and became PTC’s new Recreational Coordinator in October of 2018, after working as both a Recreational Leader and a tennis professional at PTC.

Bret was a USTA top ranked Junior in South Carolina, a Nationally ranked JCCAA collegiate player in Florida and a former Satellite Touring Professional. Bret is a Certified USPTA Tennis Professional, he has owned and operated 3 grass roots tennis academies throughout his career and has enjoyed a long, successful tennis career developing, coaching and training tennis athletes of all ages and abilities.

Bret brings years of sports programming experience to serve the Portland Tennis Community, including a vision to introduce tennis to as many people as possible, and looks forward to making tennis accessible to everyone! 

David Blagden, Recreation Leader 

David is a longtime teaching professional and club manager with previous experience in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, and California before coming to Oregon in 2012. He is a certified USPTA Elite Professional. David has an Bachelors degree in Economics and Masters in Business Administration. His extensive and diversified experience in the industry includes building and resurfacing courts, consulting, and operating pro shops.