Nicholas Gaffos will join the Highlander Athletic Department in 2018, serving as the director of the Heathwood Tennis program, in addition to coaching the Girls Varsity Tennis program. Along with his coaching duties, Gaffos will lead camps, clinics, and private lessons on campus.
Gaffos returns to Heathwood after serving for the past seven years as the Tennis Pro at Wild Dunes Resort. Prior to his time at Wild Dunes, Gaffos served as a Head and Assistant Tennis Pro at Topspin Racket and Swim Club, Rockbridge Club, the Country Club of Landfall, and Spring Valley Country Club, and has served as a high school coach previously at both Heathwood Hall and Hammond.
Gaffos was a four-year scholarship player at UNC-Charlotte, where he graduated in 1999 and has been USPTA certified since 2001.
All Upper School girls interested in playing tennis next year should plan to meet Coach Gaffos in the Dining Commons at lunch on Thursday, May 17th at 12:45PM.