Ransom was a scholarship athlete in tennis for Tennessee Wesleyan University. His team place in the top 25 in the nation 3 of the 4 years he played there. He later stayed on as an assistant coach for two years with the Bulldogs. Ransom has been teaching tennis in Knoxville since 2013. He taught at Smoky Mountain Tennis Academy from 2013-2015, Tennessee Tennis Club and Academy from 2015-2023, and most recently joined The Pickleball Playground in 2023. He has also given lessons at Fox Den Country Club and the prestigious Black Berry Farm. Ransom has served on the GKTA Junior Team Tennis board since 2020 and has coached several middle school tennis teams in the area. Ransom is USPTA certified in tennis and PCI certified in pickleball. Ransom is a friendly guy who is especially good with juniors. We are lucky to have him as a pro here at The Pickleball Playground.