Growing up in Brazil, Thomas played the junior circuit while travelling through all of the Americas. While a junior, he earned an ITF ranking of No. 10. His junior accolades brought him to Scottdale, Arizona to play at Scottsdale Community College. While at Scottsdale, he played No. 1 Singles for his team and achieved a national ranking of No. 3 in the NJCCA rankings. After SCC, he transferred to William Carey University where he earned his way to Top 20 Singles and Top 10 Doubles National Rankings. Since college, Thomas travelled and played on the ATP Tour for 2 years earning many ATP points. He and his wife Brooke are both very excited to be a part of Prestwick Tennis Club.
A Myrtle Beach native, Ross navigated the junior tennis circuit with great success. While playing #1 singles for Myrtle Beach High School, he won two 3A/4A Team State Championships. On the junior circuit, he finished Top 15 in the south in the Boys 16s and elevated his game to finish Top 10 in the Boys 18s. At graduation, he was ranked #1 in South Carolina. After high school, Ross earned a scholarship playing Division I Tennis at College of Charleston. In 2015, he was the finalist in the USTA 5.0/5.5 National Championships. Ross started his teaching career at the Grand Dunes and Florence Country Club. Ross brings 8 years of professional teaching experience to Prestwick. We are very excited to have Ross join our team as he will be an exceptional addition to Prestwick.