Fernando grew up in San Antonio Texas competing in every age group of Texas tennis. As a junior he competed at the level (Super Champ) in his section. He also competed at the National level.
At Earlham College, Fernando was voted first team all- conference as a freshman. He still holds the 5th best record of all time singles wins in a season, as well as the best record of any freshman in their history.
Fernando has been involved has helped develop many young kids into High Performance players. He has held the Junior Director title at several clubs before joining the lakes High Performance staff.
Fernando loves working with players that want to improve to their highest potential. His experience as a coach ranges from training new beginner players all the way to NCAA Div 1 players.