GIANPAOLO VON NACHER, began playing tennis at the age of 6. As a junior, he was ranked top 10 in both Mexico and Venezuela. After his achievements as a junior, Gianpaolo played Pro-Am, Satellites, and Challengers before coming to the United States on a tennis scholarship.
Gianpaolo earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Texas. He was awarded All-American, Athlete-Student of the Year, and he was on the Dean’s List. During his years as an engineer, Gianpaolo earned an MBA and a Master’s in Lean Six-Sigma.
Throughout the last 25+ years, Gianpaolo coached at several different venues such as John Newcombe Tennis Academy, Flynt Canyon Tennis Club, Campestre Country Club, as well as summer camps and PE classes.
With his experience, Gianpaolo enjoys coaching beginners, teaching them all the necessary skills: technique, consistency, placement, and power. All players benefit from his coaching on fitness, mental strength, game strategy, and continuous improvement.
Gianpaolos’ involvement with the PRC community includes the Junior Program, Marine League, private lessons, and open workouts.
He views tennis as a hobby and a sport, but most importantly as a discipline. Tennis has opened up so many doors that Gianpaolo wishes to share with all.