Neil Burias picked up a racket at age 5 and has hardly put it down since. He was born in Canada and at age 7 his family relocated to Florida giving him the opportunity to play tennis year round. His formative tennis training includes attending summers at Saddlebrook International Tennis in Tampa, Florida, competitively playing USTA, playing collegiate tennis at Edison College and Division 2 tennis for Florida Gulf Coast University.
After playing for years, Neil found his calling teaching tennis and through the years has been able to shadow many tennis coaches incorporating techniques into his own lessons creating unique, fun drills for a progressive way to learn tennis. Neil is a certified United States Professional Tennis Registry (PTR).
His past work experience includes: serving as Junior High Intensity Training Coach at Delray International in Delray Beach and Tennis Professional at Three Oaks Park in Estero, Florida.
Neil was born in Toronto, Canada. When he isn’t on the tennis court, he likes working out, travelling, reading, playing sports and cooking. He is often referred to as a “foodie.” His favorite personal quote is, “strive for today to reach a better tomorrow.”