Mr. Santos De Aza is from the Dominican Republic. In (1982 -1993), Mr. De Aza became a Junior Tennis Instructor at The Casa De Campo Hotel and Resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic and also competed as a professional athlete.
At the age of 14, he achieved the top 5 junior tennis rankings in the entire country. Mr. Friedland then left South Africa where he went on to play tennis for the University of Miami “Hurricanes” Tennis Team from (1990 to 1993) and was an All American Athletic Scholar at The University of Miami.
Antonio began playing tennis while working as a ball boy at The Casa De Campo resort in The Dominican Republic. He became one of the highest ranked junior players in The Dominican Republic before starting his coaching career in 1998.