Founder & Head Coach

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Luis Rosado, the founder and former professional Tennis player, has over 20 years of tennis experience, 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 everyone the opportunity to learn about tennis, a sport you can play your whole life.”


Coaching Team

Jeanise Rosado has successfully organized group classes, tournaments, after school programs and summer camps. In 2015 Jeanise was Head Coach for the Briar Woods High School girls varsity tennis team. In her first season Jeanise lead the girls team to win first place in Districts. Along with the team win, she also coached the #1 Double’s Team to District Champions, Regional Champions (first time in Briar Woods history) and runner up in States. Jeanise is also passionate about coaching the younger children in the Academy. Her goal is to have all the 8 and under children participate in the Spring 8U red ball teams.  “It is very important that a child’s first introduction to tennis is a positive one. I incorporate fun and learning in all my 8U classes. My overall goal is to empower all our athletes to be their best on and off the court”.


Sebastian Salinas (Intern) is finishing his Senior year at James Madison University where he is playing #1 singles and doubles. Sebastian received a full scholarship in 2012 to play Division 1 collegiate tennis. Before committing to JMU Sebastian has played in Professional ATP Tennis tournaments. 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 is in his fifth year at Luis Rosado Tennis Academy. Mauricio is a  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 played many tennis tournaments and brings various levels of experience and understanding to the game.


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Don Barker brings top level coaching to our academy, first as a player and then as a teaching professional (PTR Certified). Don is currently a 4.5 USTA player. Don taught tennis at Ida Lee Park Tennis Center in Leesburg, he 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 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. Phil is a business owner of an insurance agency in Centreville, www.EliteInsuranceService.com and makes the time to teach 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.


Andrew

Andrew Flynn has been with us since the beginning of the Academy, he has successfully taught group classes and summer camps. Andrew’s knowledge and professionalism have helped with the success of our 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.

 

 


AJ

AJ Neuharth-Keusch was named Favorite Coach Ever! AJ has taken the next step after graduating Radford University with Honors, and is a sports writer for USA Today. You can follow him on twitter @TweetAJNK . Although AJ no longer coaches his presence remains with the occasional check in at the courts to see his former students and updates on their continued progress or to compete in our annual tennis tournaments.