Angelo A. Rossetti
Director of Tennis
Angelo is a USPTA P1/Elite & PTR teaching professional, being first certified in 1992. He has served as the Director of Tennis as well as Head Pro for outdoor and indoor tennis clubs.
He has taught with ATP Tour professionals, including Tom Gullikson, Tim Mayotte, Johan Kriek, Mikael Pernfors, The Jensens, Mal Washington, James Blake, Jared Palmer & Monica Seles. A top Division I player at the University of Connecticut, he earned a B.S. degree in Sports Marketing. He won the USTA New England Sportsmanship award in 2005. In 2007, he & his identical twin brother, Ettoré, were ranked #1 in New England Men's Open Doubles and top 10 in singles.
Angelo earned the 2007 USPTA Regional Teaching Pro of the Year & 2007 Open Player of the Year. He is certified for Developing Junior Players & QuickStart from USPTA/Nick Bollettieri. Most recently he earned the National 2009 USPTA Tennis Industry Excellence Award, also for New England in 2008. He has been a certified attendee for 2 consecutive years at the USTA National Teacher’s Conference at the U.S. Open. Angelo has both coached ladies teams & played on 5.0 & Open USTA men’s teams that have gone to nationals. His most recent certifications are Developing Mental Toughness & USTA High Performance.
In August of 2008, he & Ettoré, set the official Guinness World Record™ for the Longest Tennis Rally totaling 25,944 continuous strokes, lasting over 14 hours & 31 minutes. In addition, the record is featured at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in the permanent exhibits. He is philanthropic minded & still raises money for notable charities. Angelo & his wife, Pam, live in Hamden with their daughter, Madison and son, Andy. Angelo has a passion for caring and inspiring people at every age, on and off the court.