Victor Pinones

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“Every player is a personal project for our team”

Victor was involved with tennis for over 20 years. As a player he was highly nationally ranked in the countries of Chile at age 14 – 16 and in Spain at the age of 16-18. Victor also played multiple (Futures ITF) until he decided to play in the American college system and pursuing his Business Degree in 2008. In college, Victor was the number one player and team captain for all 4 years at Georgia Southwestern State University NCAA DII where he obtained his BBA in Marketing and Presidential roll. As a Coach, Victor was the head coach in Barcelona Total Tennis, a very prestigious academy working under the supervision of Francis Roug (Rafa Nadal’s team coach) and Jordi Vilaro former coach of four top ten players, Ferdasco, Robredo, Lopez, and Mantilla. During this time he was able to collaborate with USTA national team and help Bjon Fratangelo 150 ATP, Noah Rubin 194 ATP, Spencer Papa, and others play in the European Tour Tournaments in 2011. Victor has worked with numerous players ranked internationally in the ATP, ITF, and WTA. In 2011 Victor took the responsibility of directing a tennis academy with Sammy Giammalva. It’s then when Giammalva Elite Tennis Academy came alive. Their only purpose was to help young kids develop a high-performance level in tennis and life. During this past year of directing the academy, he has helped many players find full rides in NCAA, NAIA, and develop players to be highly ranked internationally and nationally. His consistency and dedication go beyond the academy where he still collaborates with USTA Texas and TEAM USA in multiple camps, nationally and regionally. Victor was also the USTA captain in the team competitions for 14’s and 16s while recently named World Team Tennis Captain in 2018. Victor believes that every player is a personal project and he truly thrives to achieve every kid’s dream and goals. Currently, he is working with Haddy Habib 900ATP, Alexander Frusina number 10 in the USA and Emma Staler 700 ITF.