MARIO LLANO

CO-OWNER COACH AND DIRECTOR AT RHODE ISLAND TENNIS ACADEMY

Director/Owner of Rhode Island Tennis Academy, Mario Llano is a member of the USTA and a USPTA P-1 certified pro.  A former two-time NCAA All-American (Southwest Baptist University) and Junior National Champion in Colombia, Mario previously served as Director of Tennis at The Lawn Tennis Club at The International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport.  With ATP Tour experienced player, Mario has twice been honored as Junior Development USPTA New England Coach of the Year.

JEFF COTE

COACH AT RHODE ISLAND TENNIS ACADEMY

A Rhode Island High School State Champion and NCCA Division-1 player (Western Illinois University & University of Rhode Island), Jeff Cote is in charge of private lessons to further develop all the talent at Ri Tennis Academy. Focusing on technique, footwork, speed, power, and energy, Jeff’s instruction has been instrumental in developing many of RITA’s budding talents.

 

ALEX CHAVEZ

COACH AT  RHODE ISLAND TENNIS ACADEMY

Played high school Tennis 2003-2006. Studied sports management at Lockhaven University 2006-2010. 

Worked as top assistant at Tennis Rhode Island west Bay 2011-2013.

Worked at Providence Tennis Academy 2013-2019

Head of junior Development at the Adirondack Club in 2016

PTR PROFESSIONALLY  Certified In 10 and under tennis, 11-17 and adults

 

KEVIN

COACH AT RHODE ISLAND TENNIS ACADEMY