Ricardo comes to LEGACY with vast experience as a top junior, college, and professional tennis player. In addition to a strong playing background, as a coach, Ricardo was previously the Brazilian Davis Cup captain and former coach of Thomaz Bellucci (Former ATP World Ranked #21), Caio Zampieri (Former ATP World Ranked #182), and Leonardo Kirche (Former ATP World Ranked #196).
Ricardo has worked in all 4 Grand Slams and more than 200 professional and junior tournaments around the world. As USPTA Elite Pro and Padel Professional, Ricardo has over 20 years of experience as Head Pro at several highly regarded clubs internationally. Most recently, he served as Head Pro at Sociendada Harmonia De Tennis in Saul Paulo, Brazil. In addition to tennis, Ricardo has experience in marketing and college recruitment placement.