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Ace Matias Staff Bio | Women's Tennis Assistant Coach

Ace Matias
Department
Women's Tennis

Hometown

  • From Torrance, California

Education

  • University of Utah (2012-2013)
  • UNLV (BA in communcations, graduated December 2015)

Personal

  • Son of George and Nancy Matias
  • Older brother is in the Navy training to become an air traffic controller
  • Older sister is the women's tennis head coach at Cal State Fullerton

Playing Career

  • Started playing tennis at the age of five
  • Highest ranking in the Juniors was top 5 in the nation (16 and under division)
  • Played a year at the University of Utah
  • Played the next three years at UNLV
  • Ranked as high as No. 76 in the nation in the ITA
  • Played professionally for six months after graduation before joining the BYU coaching staff

Coaching Career

  • Coached private lessons for over five years
  • Worked camps for Cal State Fullerton under his sister
  • BYU is the first collegiate coaching job since graduating from college