Accomplishments of David Ranney
Ranked No. 2 in Southern California in the 15 & Under Singles
Ranked No. 2 in Southern California in the 18 & Under Singles
Ranked No. 6 in the United States in the 18 & Under Singles
Ranked No. 3 in the United States in the 18 & Under Doubles
Played on the Junior Davis Cup Team, 1962
Represented the United States at Junior Wimbledon where I lost in the Semi Finals to a Russian player, 1962
Lettered Varsity for 4 years in High School
Lettered Varsity for 3 years at the University of Southern California (USC was National Champions for those 3 years)
1970 – 1971 Head Tennis Professional at Los Coyotes Country Club in Buena Park, California. Also owned and operated the tennis shop at the club.
1971 – 1975 Assistant Tennis Professional at the Jack Kramer Tennis Club in Rolling Hills, California under Robert Lansdorp (teacher of many top professional players such as Tracy Austin, Elliot Telcher etc.). Also, Coached tennis at Rolling Hills High School during this time.
1975 – 1977 Head Tennis Professional at Peninsula Racket Club in Rancho Palos Verdes.
1977 – 1979 Instructed on private courts in Palos Verdes, California had been a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association Level 1 Professional for about 20 years. Currently I am not a member.
1979 – 2004 Moved to Seattle in 1979 where I started a computer business that does timing and results for running events.
1989 – 2010 President of Flying Feet Computers Inc. We developed and manufacture a high tech timing device for timing running events, swimming events, track events and cross country events.
1998 – 2004 Merged Flying Feet with AA Sports . AA Sports is a full service Management and Timing Company based in Portland, OR.
2004 Retired from timing of running events. Playing lots of tennis and working with players on their mental game.
2006 Wrote the book Tennis: Play the Mental Game and started to get back into teaching the mental game.
2009 Recorded the CD series of my book. The Secrets of the Mental Game of Tennis. Recorded & wrote the e-book on the Secrets of the Mental Game of Baseball. Recorded and wrote the e-book on The Secrets of the Mental Game of Basketball.
2010 Created the Online Course for Playing the Mental Game of Tennis. Coached the Anacortes Girls Tennis Team.
2011 – 2014 Coached the Anacortes Girls and Boys Tennis Team