Coach Ricardo loves his job. He loves to share and pass on all of his tennis knowledge and experiences he had as a pro and as a coach. He likes to read books that covers the mental and spiritual aspects of human beings.
He enjoys spending time with family a lot, and loved Mother Nature!
- High School in Ecuador
- One semester in University of Houston
- Life Coach Certification from International
- ITF level 2 certification
- School of Coaching in Spain
- Therapeutic Assistant Certification
- Professional player ranked 45 in singles 1981
- Davis Player for Ecuador since 1973 to 1986. Davis Cup Captain from 1987 to 1993
- Tennis Director of Gomez-Icaza Tennis Academy 1987 to 1994 (Ecuador)
- Sports Manager of Lacosta Country Club 1996-2002 (Ecuador)
- Tennis Director at Quito Tennis and Golf Club 2002-2006 (Ecuador)
- Came to USA in 2007, became personal coach of Gastao Elias who trained at IMG Academy 2008 to Feb. 2009.
- Became Jr. Traveling Coach for IMG Academy in April 2009, been here since then.