TPA Staff



Ryan Borczon

Senior Manager, Professional and National Events, TPA

Borczon has been with Tennis Canada since 2010. He holds an MBA in Global Leadership from the University of Fredericton as well as a Bachelor of Sport Management from Brock University. Formerly an Assistant Tennis Professional at the Boulevard Club in Toronto and the Chief of Tennis at Club Med's Bahamas resort, Borczon is responsible for managing all daily operations of the Tennis Professionals Association.


Marie-France Mercier

Manager of Coaching Department

Mercier is currently Tennis Canada's Manager of Coaching Development. She has been involved in certification for the past 15 years as a course facilitator for Tennis Canada in both the Club Professional and the High Performance Stream. She has been part of the development of all the current coaching courses and their approval by the Coaching Association of Canada. She is also responsible for Professional Development and various resources offered to coaches across the country.


Marie-France holds a bachelors degree in Education from Université du Québec à Montréal and has successfully completed her Advanced Coaching Diploma from the Canadian Sport Institute.



Jocelyn Robichaud

Director of High Performance Coaching Development

Robichaud is responsible for developing the next generation of High Performance coaches in Canada. This includes: leading the delivery of Coach 2, Coach 3, Coach 4 & 5 certification programs; leading the HP mentor program and providing professional development for HP coaches as well as providing support to HP coaches in the clubs. Robichaud is a Coach 4 and prior to this current role, was a Tennis Canada National Coach for almost 10 years. He is a former Canadian and Grand Slam Junior Champion who represented Canada in International play prior to becoming a coach.




Nicole Artuso

Coordinator, TPA and Professional Events

Artuso has been with Tennis Canada since 2017, assisting with the planning/coordination of events for the volunteer program for Rogers Cup. She is a recent graduate of the Sport Management program at Humber College. Her responsibilities include supporting the Tennis Development department with all operational elements regarding TPA.




Gabrielle Vu

Coordinator, Coaching Department

Vu just recently started with Tennis Canada in 2021. She graduated with a Masters Degree in Human Kinetics with a concentration in Sport Management from the University of Ottawa where she also obtained her bachelors degree also in Human Kinetics. Her tasks and responsibilities include assisting TPA members, coordinating the French part of the TPA website and supporting the Coaching Department. She also holds the position of Coordinator for coaches in Quebec with Tennis Québec.



Mark Renneson

Head of Pickleball Coaching Education

Renneson is Tennis Canada's Head of Pickleball Coach Education. He spent more than 20 years coaching tennis before turning to the emerging sport of pickleball where he established himself as an industry leader in coaching, broadcasting and coach development. Renneson oversees the newly created pickleball instructor certification program -- the first of its kind offered on a National scale in Canada.

Renneson has earned bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Toronto, and a bachelor of education degree from the University of British Columbia.