Brian Joelson
Brian Joelson
  • Wins the state high school boys singles tennis championship for the second year in a row in 1979 while at Aloha high school.
  • Attended Texas A & M. on full scholarship – received all SE conference honors.
  • Played on the professional tennis circuit for several years directly out of college. Played in several grand slam tournaments.
  • Ranked number 1 in men’s open singles in the Northwest 7 times between 1985 and 1999.
  • Wins the USTA Father & Son Hard Court Championships in 2008 for the 6th straight year with his son Brett Joelson.
  • His daughter Ashley is currently playing on the U.C.L.A. girls tennis team.
  • Brian is currently a part time tennis professional at the Charbonneau Tennis Club in Wilsonville Oregon.


  • Member of the USTA/PNW Hall of Fame

Relevant article
At age 12 he chose tennis -and now Hall of Fame chooses Brian Joelson, Portland Tribune (Kerry Eggers), 10/2008

Document Source: Historical Committee, 2008