Brandon Davis joined the Austin Tennis Academy as a full-time coach after he finished his athletic and academic careers at the University of Illinois, where he graduated with a degree in Finance. He serves as the Director of Junior Development, along with Academy and College Prep coach. He is also a USTA certified High Performance Coach and was a coach for the Texas 16s and under Intersectionals team this past summer.
Brandon brings with him a track record of success on the tennis court:
Brandon was a valuable asset to the Illini Men’s Tennis program all four years at Illinois. In his four years, the team made the Sweet 16 three times as well as an appearance in the finals in 2007. During his freshman season, he won his first ever USTA Pro Circuit event, winning the doubles crown at the USTA/Ursula Beck Pro Tennis Tournament with his brother Tres.
Brandon was the top-ranked player in Texas as a sophomore and reached as high as No. 13 nationally in Boys 16-and-unders. In the 18-and-under division, he was ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 20 nationally, while reaching the doubles final at the prestigious Easter Bowl Junior Tournament in both 2002 and 2003, winning two “Silver Ball” trophies. Brandon captured the state singles title in Texas in 16-and-under in 2002 and 18-and-under in 2003. He was awarded the John McFarlin Award, which goes to the most outstanding male Texas tennis player. Brandon was also a Four-time Texas sectional champion.