Ricardo Rojas
Assistant Coach
2008-09 Men's Tennis Coaches
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Ricardo Rojas

Ricardo ‘Ricky’ Rojas enters his seventh season as the assistant coach for the ETSU tennis program.

A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Rojas joined the ETSU coaching staff in 2008 and has since helped lead the Buccaneer tennis program to conference tournament titles in each of his seven seasons. He also aided the Bucs to their first NCAA Tournament win in 2008 beating then-BIG EAST Champion Notre Dame; however, Rojas’s aid did not end there. In 2010, he helped the Bucs to a 9-1 conference record and their second NCAA Tournament win defeating Alabama 4-2.

During his career for the Bucs, ETSU reached the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships for the fifth time in school history. The Bucs went 23-5 during the year, including going unbeaten in Atlantic Sun conference action (11-0). That season Rojas posted a 9-4 overall singles record, including going 8-3 in tournament play. Also with then teammate Predrag Burmazovic, the duo went 4-1 in doubles action.

Rojas earned his bachelor’s degree and MBA from ETSU and is currently pursuing a Masters in Sport Management degree.

Head Coach Yaser Zaatini’s thoughts on Ricardo Rojas: “Ricardo really brings great experience and knowledge to our program,” said head coach Yaser Zaatini. “Since he played here at ETSU, Ricardo knows what our program is about. His winning attitude and professionalism is something our players will benefit from both on and off the court. I’m happy to have him here and I’m excited that our team will get to take advantage of all that he brings to our program.”

2008-09 Men's Tennis
Men's Tennis Coaches
Yaser Zaatini
Head Coach
Ricardo Rojas
Assistant Coach
WBB Mercer University 49 Final
Feb 21 ETSU 70
BB ETSU 2 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 21 UNC-Asheville 3
MBB ETSU 59 F
Feb 21 Chattanooga 67
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 22 Results
BB ETSU 10 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 22 Pittsburgh 4
BB ETSU 9 Spartanburg, S.C.
Feb 22 USC Upstate 2
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 23 Results
WBB ETSU 46 Final
Feb 23 Samford University 69
MGOLF Puerto Rico Classic San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 24 T11 of 15
MBB ETSU 73 F
Feb 26 Citadel 74
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 27
MTEN Tennessee Tech Johnson City, Tenn.
Feb 27, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
WTEN ETSU Akron, Ohio
Feb 28, 1:00 p.m. Akron
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Feb 28
BB Butler Johnson City, Tenn.
Feb 28, 1:05 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Chattanooga, Tenn.
Feb 28, 2:00 p.m. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
MBB ETSU Macon, Ga.
Feb 28, 4:00 p.m. Mercer