|Born||December 22, 1965|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 55 (March 23, 1992)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1991)|
|French Open||2R (1994)|
|US Open||2R (1989)|
|Highest ranking||No. 52 (February 28, 1994)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1991, 1994)|
|French Open||3R (1990)|
|US Open||2R (1992, 1993, 1994)|
Bryan Shelton (born December 22, 1965) is an American college tennis coach and former professional tennis player. Shelton played collegiately for Georgia Tech from 1985 to 1988, and then played professionally from 1989 to 1997.He subsequently returned to his alma mater to coach the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets women's tennis team, which won the NCAA Women's Tennis Championship in 2007. He is currently the head coach of the Florida Gators men's tennis team of the University of Florida.
Shelton was born in Huntsville, Alabama. For high school, he attended Randolph School in Huntsville.He played for the Randolph Raiders men's tennis team, and won the Alabama high school singles championship as a senior in 1984.
Shelton accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, where he played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets men's tennis team from 1985 to 1988. Shelton was the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) champion in singles in 1985, and he and teammate Richy Gilbert were the ACC champions in doubles 1986.He was recognized as an All-ACC selection during each of his four seasons as a Yellow Jacket, and was named an All-American in 1988. Shelton won the United States Amateur Championships in 1985. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering in 1989, and was inducted into the Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame in 1993.
Shelton won two singles titles (Newport, 1991 and 1992) during his professional career. He also reached the mixed doubles final at the 1992 French Open, partnering Lori McNeil. The right-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on March 23, 1992, when he became number 55 in the world; his highest doubles ranking, 52, occurred on February 28, 1994. He was inducted to the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.
Shelton officially retired from the professional tour in 1997,and was named a United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Coach, a position he held from January 1998 until June 1999. Shelton coached MaliVai Washington, a 1996 Wimbledon finalist.
Shelton became head coach of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets women's tennis team in July 1999.In his first season as coach at Georgia Tech, his team went to the second round of the NCAA tournament, upsetting the No. 25 Washington Huskies before falling to the No. 9 UCLA Bruins. He was named ACC Coach of the Year in 2002, 2005, and 2007. His 2007 team won the Yellow Jackets' third-straight ACC Championship. They then won Georgia Tech's first NCAA-recognized team championship on May 22, 2007, by defeating UCLA in the finals of the NCAA Women's Tennis Championship. Prior to his coaching tenure, the Georgia tech women's tennis team had never qualified for the NCAA tournament. Shelton was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Coach of the Year in 2007.
On June 8, 2012, the University of Florida announced that Shelton had been hired as the new head coach of the Florida Gators men's tennis team.
|2000||Georgia Tech||14-8||NCAA Second Round|
|2001||Georgia Tech||11-12||NCAA First Round|
|2002||Georgia Tech||15-10||NCAA Second Round|
|2003||Georgia Tech||14-7||NCAA Second Round|
|2004||Georgia Tech||12-11||NCAA Second Round|
|2005||Georgia Tech||21-4||NCAA Round of 16|
|2006||Georgia Tech||23-6||NCAA Round of 16|
|2007||Georgia Tech||29-4||NCAA Champions|
|2008||Georgia Tech||22-6||NCAA Quarterfinals|
|2009||Georgia Tech||18-8||NCAA Round of 16|
|2010||Georgia Tech||19-10||NCAA Second Round|
|2011||Georgia Tech||13-10||NCAA Round of 16|
|2012||Georgia Tech||16-12||NCAA Round of 16|
|2013||Florida||15-11||NCAA First Round|
|2014||Florida||17-10||NCAA Round of 16|
|2015||Florida||14-9||NCAA First Round|
|2017||Florida||19-10||NCAA Round of 16|
|Win||1.||Jul 1991||Newport, U.S.||Grass||3–6, 6–4, 6–4|
|Win||2.||Jul 1992||Newport, U.S.||Grass||6–4, 6–4|
|Loss||1.||May 1993||Atlanta, U.S.||Clay||6–7(1–7), 2–6|
|Loss||1.||Jul 1990||Newport, U.S.||Grass||6–7, 2–6|
|Win||1.||Feb 1994||Mexico City, Mexico||Clay||6–3, 6–4|
|Win||2.||Dec 1996||Adelaide, Australia||Hard||6–4, 1–6, 6–3|
|Australian Open||A||A||2R||1R||1R||1R||1R||A||1R||0 / 6|
|French Open||A||A||A||1R||1R||2R||1R||A||A||0 / 4|
|Wimbledon||1R||3R||A||3R||2R||4R||2R||A||A||0 / 6|
|U.S. Open||2R||1R||1R||1R||1R||1R||1R||A||A||0 / 7|
|Grand Slam SR||0 / 2||0 / 2||0 / 2||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 0||0 / 1||0 / 23|
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