Gustavo is a passionate tennis coach who enjoys the sport as a lifelong journey that teaches invaluable lessons. From amateurs to seasoned touring pros, Gustavo’s exceptional solution-oriented style of coaching adapts to players of any rating.
COACHING CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
- Former hitting partner to Grand Slam champions Victoria Azarenka and Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
- Former hitting partner to Monica Puig, Gold Medalist in Rio 2016 Olympics.
- Former assistant coach to USA’s Angela Haynes, who achieved a WTA rank of 95.
PLAYING CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
- Career-high ATP Doubles Ranking: 870
- Career-high NCAA National Singles Ranking: 7
EDUCATION & PERSONAL
- Fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Attended Dowling College in New York, and Grand Canyon University in Arizona, obtaining degrees in Sport Management and Master of Business Administration respectively.
- Completed coaching certifications through the PTR, iTPA, and USPTA.
- Gustavo is the co-founder of EntourageTennis.com, an online tennis instruction site serving players of all levels.
- Originally from Valencia, Venezuela. Gustavo currently lives in Gilbert, AZ with his wife Jessica, son Adrian, and daughter Mila.