Alex has been teaching or playing tennis since his early years. He has been an USPTA teaching professional since 2004. Alex is a member of the Head/Penn advisory staff. He is currently an Elite Professional and serves as the Director of Tennis at Gateway Golf & Country club in Fort Myers, Florida. Alex’s athletic background includes tennis and swimming. He swam competitively for his home country of Brazil and represented the University of Alabama as their swimming team captain for 3 years. He returned to tennis upon graduation and became a team manager for the men’s tennis team at the University of Alabama. Alex remains focused on continuing education and is certified by Pat Etcheberry in Strength, Conditioning and Movement in Sport – Elite Level and has also completed his Mental Toughness Coaching Course at Human Performance Institute. He is a constant fixture at USPTA conventions where he keeps enhancing his knowledge and representing Gateway. In 2011, Alex co-authored and published Sportsmetrics Tennis. Sportsmetrics Tennis is a 6-week neuromuscular training program for competitive junior tennis players. It offers an unique blend of sport-specific enhancement tasks to both improve player skill and aerobic fitness, and decrease the risk of a knee injury by improving dynamic balance. Along with his business background, Alex’s experience at the college team level as well as his past as a world-class swimmer is a major part of his high performance coaching style.
Cypress Lake Country Club
SWFL Pro League
2017 - 2018, 2016 - 2017, 2015 - 2016
SWFL Pro League
|2017 - 2018||13||1||12||1||0||0||2||1.000|
|2016 - 2017||18||0.5||17||0||0||0||0.5||0.100|
|2015 - 2016||20||0||31||0||40||0||0||0.000|