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TRN Hires Rhiannon Potkey as Content Strategist


The Tennis Recruiting Network (TRN), a premier source of information for junior and college tennis, is excited to announce that veteran journalist Rhiannon Potkey has joined TRN in the role of Content Strategist. Potkey will be responsible for creating, writing and editing content at TRN.

The TRN website, available at TennisRecruiting.net, offers a wide range of content and services for college-bound athletes, coaches, and tennis enthusiasts.

TRN Content Strategist Rhiannon Potkey
"Editorial content has been part of TRN since our launch in 2005," said Dallas Oliver, VP of Business Development at TRN. "But hiring an experienced sportswriter with deep connections to college tennis is a game-changer for us. The articles that Rhiannon has written for TRN as a freelance writer over the past few years are some of the best-received articles in our history. We expect the overall quality of the content at our website to take a huge leap forward."

Potkey brings 19 years of journalism experience to TRN. She has covered all sports at every level during her career and has a passion for finding great stories. Her tennis coverage spans from juniors to college to the professional tours. She has covered the U.S. Open, junior sectional and national events, college conference championships and Davis Cup matches.

Potkey began her journalism career at the Ventura County Star in 1998, reporting in an area rich with tennis talent and home of the Pac-12 Championships at The Ojai. She has covered BYU athletics for the Salt Lake Tribune and most recently University of Tennessee football for the Knoxville News Sentinel. Potkey has been a regular contributor to TRN for the last six years.

"I am thrilled to join the TRN team on a full-time basis and help generate distinctive stories that highlight the players, coaches and issues in the sport," Potkey said. "The tennis community spans the world, yet is intimately connected through a love of the game and its participants. I hope I can provide information that readers find interesting and illuminating."

A self-professed tomboy, Potkey was born in New Hampshire and grew up in Southern California playing tennis, basketball, soccer and softball. She graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in psychology.


About TennisRecruiting.net

TennisRecruiting.net is the online home of thousands of junior tennis players and their parents, with player profile web pages for over 80,000 high school and middle school tennis players.

TennisRecruiting.net offers a wide range of content and services for college-bound athletes, coaches, and tennis enthusiasts. Highlights of content and services include:

  • Weekly rank lists broken down by high school graduating class
  • Web pages for players that include statistics, trends, and analysis
  • Annual ratings of top recruiting prospects
  • Articles from recruiting experts and former coaches and players
  • Recruiting profiles of top junior players
  • Services for coaches to identify top targets and track prospects

Players and parents can create free accounts to update their player profile pages, and they can also submit recruiting information directly to college coaches. For more information, please visit TennisRecruiting.net.


To learn more about TennisRecruiting.net, please contact:

Julie Wrege
[email protected]
(770) 993-5723 (within the United States and Canada)
+1 770 993 5823 (internationally)


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