Len Spencer, Director of Tennis

Len has been a Level One USPTA Professional since 1992 and has served on the USPTA Board of Directors as the Southern Oregon Representative. He greatly enjoys teaching and has taught tennis in the Pacific Northwest for 30 years. Len has experience working with juniors and adults of all levels, from beginners to National level players. He has coached adult USTA teams to Nationals and on several occasions he has been a Zonal & Intersectional coach for juniors. As a player, Len played and captained Open and 5.0 level teams and 14 times traveled on teams to Nationals.

To contact Len, you can call the club at (541) 482-4073 or directly at    (541) 517-0546 or email him at tennisdir.atfc@mind.net.


Zach Matthews, Head Pro

Born in Medford Oregon, Zach began his tennis life there in the late 1990’s with the Frank Inn Jr. School of Tennis.  He won his first USTA Junior Champs tournament at the age of 16 and later went on to complete in the State championships, three years finishing with a USTA Pacific Northwest top 20 ranking in singles and top 5 in doubles.  Prior to his position at ATFC Zach served as the Director of Tennis and Pickleball at Peak Tennis in Hayden, Idaho and at the Hayden Lake Country Club where, at both facilities, he expanded programming, USTA Leagues, and held Tennis and Pickleball tournaments. He was the 2018 Spokane Open Champion and has competed on the traveling 5.0+ teams in the Pacific Northwest area tournaments and has held USPTA/USAPA/PTR/PPR credentials.  Zach enjoys working with all levels and abilities and is happy to be back home in the Rogue Valley. 

To reach Zach, or schedule a lesson with him, please call the club:      (541) 482-4073. 




Gail Patton, Teaching Pro

Gail was born and raised in Sacramento, CA where she learned to play tennis at age 8. Earned a B.S. in Physical Education and a Secondary Teaching Credential at the University of California-Davis and a Masters degree in Sport Science at the University of Oregon. Gail taught physical education and health at the junior high, high school and college level. She coached the SOU women’s varsity tennis team for 10 years, twice earning Conference Coach of the Year awards. She is a USPTA certified teaching professional for over 20 years. Gail ranked #1 in singles and doubles several years in several USTA/PNW Section age groups. Her highest USTA National Rankings: #21 Singles, #13 Doubles.

To contact Gail, you can call the club at (541) 482-4073.

Cian O’Neil, Teaching Professional

Cian started playing tennis a few years ago and has found a love and dedication to the game that is inspiring to everyone he meets. He wants to not only grow as a player but as a coach.  He enjoys meeting new people and introducing them to tennis. He feels honored to be able to teach and help grow the sport of tennis, making it fun and enjoyable for all ages and levels. Cian is grateful to be a part of ATFC and the Ashland community and is looking forward to a fun and exciting career in tennis.

To reach Cian, or schedule a lesson with him, please call the club:       (541) 482-4073. 




Ronda Spencer, Events Coordinator

Ronda has worked in the administrative side of tennis both as an employee and as a volunteer for over 25 years. She brings to ATFC her years of experience coordinating tennis events including; tournaments, fund raisers, socials, as well as adult and junior trips, domestically and internationally. She is excited to now be on staff at ATFC.

To contact Ronda, you can call the club at (541) 482-4073 or email to events.atfc@mind.net