Jay Hitchcock

Jay Hitchcock joined the Pelham Racquet Club staff in 2023. He moved to Alabama from Arizona in 2022. Jay has been playing tennis for 50 years and has over 30 years of experience as a tennis professional.

Jay was a National Champion in the 12 and under division. As an 18-year-old, he was ranked the No. 1 junior in the Phoenix area. Jay played at the collegiate level and won two USTA Southwest Sectional Championships on a 4.5 team.

Jay has twin daughters he is extremely proud of. One is an EMT, and the other is an airman in the Air Force. Jay and his fiancé Desiree like to golf, hike, play tennis, and play with our two dogs. If you know of a great hiking spot in the area, he would love to hear about it. 


  • USPTA Certified Pro
  • Played on USTA Southwest Sectional Championship-winning (x2) team at 4.5
  • Coached at Smith Perry Tennis Academy in Tuscon, Arizona, a program that has developed more than 40 #1 ranked Southwest players and has had more than 100 players go on to compete in collegiate tennis



Jay Hitchcock