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Primary education educator

James Raymond Tucker, American middle school educator. Finalist Coach of Year, National High School Coaches Association, 2001, 2004, 2008.


Tucker, James Raymond was born on April 18, 1944 in Pueblo, Colorado, United States. Son of James George and Pauline F. (Sena) Tucker.


Bachelor, University Southern Colorado, 1966. Master of Arts, University Northern Colorado, 1990. Postgraduate, University Northern Colorado, 1991.


Teacher, Sinclair Middle School, Englewood, Colorado, 1971-1993;teacher, Denver Public Schools, since 1993. Co-director Nick Bolleteri Tennis Academy, Boulder, Colorado, 1986. Head tennis coach Englewood High School, since 1971.


Sergeant United States Army, 1967-1970. Member National Education Association, United States Professional Tennis Association, United States Professional Tennis Registry, International Platform Association, Colorado Education Association, Meadow Creek Tennis and Fitness, Colorado High School Coaches Association (co-founder, Achievement award 1989, 92, Teacher of Year 1973, 78, 86, Coach of Year 1986-1987, 90, 96-97,2007, Franklin award 1988, 89, National Assistant Coach of Year, 2002, High School Hero of Week, Clyde Rodgers award 2008, True Tennis Hero award 2008).


Married Kathie Owens. 1 child, Brittany.

James George Tucker

Pauline F. (Sena) Tucker

Kathie Owens

Brittany Tucker