Coach Profile

Hugo Santos
022 311 3216
Beginners to Competition
Coaching at Te Atatu, Warkworth, Matakana and Kaipara Flats Tennis Clubs


Hugo began playing tennis at the age of 10-years-old in Colombia, South America. At age 15 Hugo moved to Miami Florida, USA and played tennis for his high school.

As a high-performing junior, Hugo trained with the USTA and competed with success in tournaments in Florida up to the age of 19-years-old. At 20-years-old, Hugo returned to Colombia to study a Bachelor of Marketing Communications and manage the family advertising business.

Hugo has been in NZ since 2012 where he has continued to study and is now actively involved in his passion—coaching tennis!

Coaching Style

  • High-energy, focused, results-driven
  • Technical expertise, analytical
  • Competitive strategy and tactics


  • Bachelor of Marketing Communications
  • Postgraduate in Strategic Management

Coaching Experience

  • Tennis Coach since 2016 in New Zealand
  • Assistant Coach at Pompallier Tennis Club
  • Head Coach at Warkworth, Kaipara Flats & Te Atatu Tennis Clubs

Career Highlights

  • National tournaments around Colombia for 3 years
  • National tournaments and High School tournaments in the USA
  • Sponsored by the USTA in the USA