Ryan Bean '02 enters his third year as assistant coach with the Quinnipiac men's tennis team, returning to his alma mater. Bean was a four-year contributor for the Bobcats from 1998-2002, including a two-year stint as team captain.
Bean currently serves as Director of Tennis/Head Tennis Professional at Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club in Branford, Conn. In his position, he organizes, oversees and instructs all adult and junior programs, as well as coaching junior tennis and USTA Teams. He's also responsible for all tournaments, events and leagues, manages the tennis pro shop and maintains eight Har-Tru and two hard tennis courts.
Bean previously served as Director of Tennis/Head Tennis Professional at The High Lane Club in North Haven, Conn., and held the same position at North Haven Health and Racquet Club. Bean also served as tennis professional at Guilford Racquet Club for five years.
Bean currently holds USPTA Certification with a Professional 1 rating. He graduated from Quinnipiac in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in business management.