Andre Iriarte - Program Director
Andre Iriarte began the game of tennis at 11 years old where his father former Davis Cup player helped him developed his tennis game. He enjoyed the competition and had an outstanding junior tennis career where he was ranked #1 in the Mid Atlantic Section boys 14’s, 16’s, & 18’s singles. In National (USTA) Singles he got highest as B14 #25, B16 #5, and B18 #8. Doubles B16 #4 and B18 #2. In the International Tennis Federation (ITF) highest singles ranking #201. Doubles ranking # 125
Moving to his college years Andre received a full scholarship to North Carolina State and played in the top 3 positions on the men's team for all 4 years. By his senior year, he reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament and became “All American.” also he had the opportunity to travel around the country and the world to compete in high-level tournaments, such as the US Open Juniors, and play against John Isner countless times–– "who reached top 10 in the world." He balanced his time playing tennis by graduating with a BS in Sports Management and minor in Communication.
These experiences gave Andre the knowledge and solid understanding of the game to develop juniors at a high level and produce high school, college players, and professionals over the years. Success comes from hard work, intensive training, and dedication to hours of training.
His motto: "Discipline, Dedication, and Resilience are Omnipotent! My goal is to take every student, create an environment to pursue excellence in tennis and in life."
In 2003 Andre Iriarte got a full ride to North Carolina State University where he also began teaching tennis professionally. His philosophy and coaching experience come from his days of training with the USTA as well as John Austin, Jason Reaner and his father, Raul Iriarte. Playing collegiate tennis, and playing the tennis circuit in throughout his college years and after.
These experiences gave him the knowledge to develop juniors at a high level and produce high school, college players, and professionals over the years. Success comes from hard work, intensive training, and dedication to hours of training.