Founder & Head Coach

LR-ThumbnailLuis Rosado, the founder, has been involved with tennis for over 20 years, first as a player and then as teaching professional (USPTA Certified). Luis has taught tennis in Mexico, Florida, New York, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia. Luis, currently a 5.5 USTA player, was nationally ranked top 4 in Mexico for 18 years and under and played tournaments in Europe and South America. After receiving a full scholarship and playing the #1 spot for James Madison University, Luis graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. His mission is to “give people the opportunity to learn about tennis, a sport of a lifetime.”


Coaching Team

Jeanise Rosado has been involved with tennis for since 2006, she has successfully organized group classes, tournaments, after school programs and summer camps. In 2015 Jeanise was announced the Head Coach for the Briar Woods High School girls varsity tennis team. Jeanise’s personality and energy have been a key element of our growing our tennis programs in the community. “My goal is to empower our athletes to be their best on and off the court”.


Sebastian Salinas (Intern) brings over 12 years of tennis experience to our academy, first as a player and then as teaching professional. Sebastian is currently a 5.5 USTA level player. He played Professional ATP Tennis tournaments in 2012 and has scholarship to play Division 1 collegiate tennis at James Madison University. Sebastian is an excellent mentor and role model for anyone that wants to learn how to play tennis or wants to take their game to the next level.


Mauricio Ballon has been with Luis Rosado Tennis Academy for five years. Mauricio is in his junior year at Florida State University where he is studying Sports Management. Mauricio brings tournament and collegiate experience to the academy. He is CPR certified and met all hands on portion requirements for Master Racquet Technician Test. Mauricio was a volunteer at the special olympics in 2014-2015 and has served as a volunteer for the Citi Open (ATP 500 professional tournament in Washington DC) for the last 3 years.


Lucia Ballon has been with Luis Rosado Tennis Academy for four years. Lucia was one of the top high school tennis players in Loudoun County. Growing up in the Ashburn area, Lucia has a vast junior level experience that she brings to the Academy. Lucia helps develop many of our junior players to a competitive high school level. Lucia also works at One Life Fitness teaching tennis to the youth. Lucia is also a key part of the summer programs. As one of the head coaches she is always a favorite amongst the kids. Currently Lucia is attending NOVA community college and holds a 4.0 GPA.


Noe Vazques brings over 25 years of tennis experience to our academy, first as a player and then as teaching professional (USPTA Certified). Noe is currently a 5.0 USTA player. Noe taught tennis at the American Embassy in El Salvador for eight years, hosted summer camps and rankings for members of the tennis club. Noe also worked at Primera Raqueta Country Club in El Salvador where he started as a ball boy and worked his way up to Assistant Pro. Noe has a played many tennis tournaments and brings various levels of experience and understanding to the game.


Coach2Don Barker brings over 10 years of tennis experience to our academy, first as a player and then as teaching professional (PTR Certified). Don is currently a 4.5 USTA player. Don taught tennis at Ida Lee Park Tennis Center in Leesburg, Don has experience teaching junior and adult groups as well as private lessons. Don joined us in 2012 and was well accepted by the Ashburn community due to his professionalism and knowledge of the technical and strategic aspects of the game.


Phil Lobb brings over 25 years of  experience to our Academy. Currently a 5.0 USTA player, Phil played four years of Division 1 collegiate tennis at Radford University. He received a partial scholarship and played both singles and doubles. Phil graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with concentrations in Physical Education and Health. He currently has an insurance agency in Centreville, but loves teaching tennis part time. He has taught for the NJTL in Augusta Co. for 3 years and for the Augusta Co. Parks and Recreation for 2 years. Phil strives to be an all around coach helping all levels of players.  Phil is a current member of the Broadlands Tennis committee.


AndrewAndrew Flynn has been involved with tennis for over 7 years, he has successfully taught group classes and summer camps. Andrew’s personality and professionalism have helped us have successful programs year after year. He has been a role model for the young people on and off the court. Andrew was one of the best players in Loudoun County in his age group when he was in high school. Andrew currently attends Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA and returns to coach for our Academy when he is home from school.

 

 


AJAJ Neuharth-Keusch has been involved with tennis for over 8 years, he has successfully taught group classes and summer camps. AJ’s charisma and character captivates the kids and makes him one of the  most popular coaches. AJ currently attends Radford University and is the Sports Section Editor for the school paper The Tartan. When AJ he is home from school he returns to coach for our Academy.