|College:||San Diego St. (2004)|
|Position:||Director of Tennis and Head Men's Tennis Coach|
In his fourth year at University of
the Pacific, Director of Tennis and Men's Tennis Head Coach Ryan
Redondo has the Tigers performing at a high level. He will take
Pacific into its first year in the West Coast Conference after
leading the Tigers to the brink of a Big West Conference
championship in 2012-13.
In 2012-13, Redondo was named Big West Conference Coach of the Year in addtion to being honored as the Wilson ITA Northwest Region Coach of the Year. After finishing 8-15 in 2012, the Tigers bettered their win total by eight, finishing 16-9 overall in 2013. Redondo's Tigers entered the national rankings at No. 66 on March 12 and stayed in the ITA poll for the majority of the season's final two months. He led the Tigers to a 4-2 mark in Big West play, tying for third place, and guided them to the championship match of the Big West Tournament as the No. 3 seed. Redondo also coached Pacific to a victory over No. 60 Santa Clara on March 9. Four Pacific singles players earned Big West All-Conference honors in 2012-13, along with one doubles team. Sem Verbeek was named Freshman of the Year. He has led the Tigers to 37 wins in his first three years as head coach of the Tiger program and has had the team in the championship match of the conference tournament twice.
Prior to coming to Pacific, Ryan spent the last three years as an assistant to Gene Carswell at San Diego State. His responsibilities included recruiting, developing practice and competition schedules and managing budget operations. Prior to his stint at San Diego State, he spent two years playing on the USTA, ITF and ATP professional tours. He also spent time during the past year coaching privately in the Rancho Sante Fe, Calif.
Redondo was a three time letterwinner at San Diego State from 2002-04. He earned All-America honors as a sophomore and junior and is one of the top players in Aztec history. In 2003, he earned a spot in the NCAA Doubles Finals with partner Oliver Maiberger. He began his collegiate at Pepperdine, transferring to the Aztec program for his sophomore season.
As an Aztec, Redondo collected many accolades. In 2002, his first season after transferring from Pepperdine, Redondo teamed with Maiberger to reach the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship and helped the team win the National Collegiate Indoor Championship, the program's lone national championship. In 2002-03, Redondo and Maiberger posted an outstanding 31-8 record, including 21 wins against ranked opponents. They finished the season ranked No. 1 in the country after winning four matches in four days to reach the NCAA Doubles Finals where they lost to Illinois' Brian Wilson and Rajeev Ram. Redondo earned five All-Mountain West Conference selections, and still holds the program record for double victories with 59 while teaming with Maiberger. He graduated from San Diego State with a degree in religious studies.