Bruce has been ranked #1 in the 40 age group for singles in the PNW region.
One of his favorite aspects of being in the tennis world is coaching junior players and adult USTA teams as well as directing junior and adult tournaments, including the Doubles on the Grass tournaments in Baker City, Oregon and the junior tournament in Walla Walla.
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And one night, while at a Los Angeles restaurant celebrating a friend’s birthday, a female scout for the show recruited Poole to sign up for the melodramatic soap opera that is “The Bachelorette.” “It was out of the blue. I thought, ‘Hey, this might be kind of fun.’ It worked out pretty well, because Facebook rewards strong performance, and they allowed me to take time off to do the show.” Describing his job as intense, Poole decided to woo a woman on national television rather than spend time off traveling the globe.
He figured the show would be a mellow break from work.
Becoming a member also gives you access to the members-only portions of our site. Bruce brings a wealth of experience as a competitive player and professional coach that spans over three decades.His passion for tennis began at the age of ten in Walla Walla when his dad put him in the summer tennis camp at Whitman College.A multi-sport athlete, Bruce competed in both tennis and basketball in college and Pro-Ams.His tennis accomplishments include being ranked in the top ten in the NAIA Col-lege Division 1 and more recently having won many 5.0 USTA League matches and tournaments, including the 5.0 Hawaii Pacific Open Championship in 2005.