Ricardo Icaza

  • Coach
  • With IMG Since: 2009
  • Hometown: Ecuador
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Ricardo Icaza has been coaching tennis at IMG Academy since 2009. Prior to joining Red Ayme’s team, Icaza played on the professional tennis team.

Education/Accreditations

  • High School in Ecuador
  • One semester at University of Houston/ Tennis
  • Escuela Argentina De Tenis, Levels I, II ITF; speaker in Navy workshops in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay.

Experience

  • Won the 1976 US Open Junior Tournament
  • Won the 1977 Men’s 21-and-under World Championship of Tennis Tournament
  • Won numerous South American junior titles
  • 1977 All-American at the University of Houston
  • Represented Ecuador in the Davis Cup matches from 1973-1986
  • Served as Davis Cup Captain
  • Played professionally on the ATP World Tour from 1977-1986
  • Achieved a top world ranking of 45 in singles and 32 in doubles
  • Won 3 professional doubles tournaments