Tony Bresky – Head Coach of Wake Forest (Episode 34)

In this episode we talk with Tony Bresky, head coach at Wake Forest – the defending NCAA National Champions. Please click here.

Tony grew up in Canada and played collegiately at Western Illinois, where he was the Conference Freshman of the Year, and won Conference Player of the Year in each of his Sophomore, Junior and Senior years. He teamed up with Brian Boland at Indiana State, where they took the Sycamores to a top 20 ranking, then they went on to build the powerhouse program at the University of Virginia.

After a year at Cornell, where Coach Bresky led the Big Red to their best season in program history, he took over the Wake Forest tennis program. In 7 years, the Demon Deacons went from 10th place in the ACC to winning the NCAA National Championship, as well as having their top 2 players reach the finals of the Singles Championships.

Petros Chrysochos (right) and Borna Gojo – Champion and Runner-Up at the 2018 NCAA Singles Championships @ Wake Forest University

Coach Bresky shares his thoughts on college tennis recruiting, how important culture is to building a championship team, his outlook for the 2019 season, and how thankful he is for leaving his career in Finance behind.

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