At Nobles since 2020
Titles: JV Boys Tennis Coach
Sport(s): Squash Middle School,Tennis Boys JV
Rick has coached boys JV tennis at Nobles since 2009. A tennis club professional for 15 years in Wellesley,Waltham, Watertown and Marion as well as New York, Germany and Florida (where he competed both as a junior and an adult), Rick has coached youth of all ages and abilities, including elite tournament players and beginners. He grew up in Florida in a tennis family, competed and was ranked nationally in both singles & doubles, and played tennis for Andover and Harvard. A Nobles parent of a son ('05) who played varsity squash and tennis, Rick is throughly familiar with Nobles values and ISL boys and girls tennis at all levels. He has also coached Boys JV and MS squash. He emphasizes competition, enjoyment and learning, and he celebrates the efforts & achievements of his team members at all levels. He follows college and pro tennis closely, and introduced Universal Tennis Ratings (UTR) to the ISL, which now uses them for varsity competition.