Raj Parekh grew up in Mumbai, India and is currently in his third year at the University of British Columbia. He got involved in tennis at a very young age and instantly fell in love with the sport. When he was back home, he constantly kept competing in various state and national level competitions and also represented his secondary and high school at various tournaments.
Raj got his first stint as coaching when he was 16 at a nearby Academy. Though it was volunteer work he was really passionate about teaching young kids and making them fall in love with the game he fell in love with when he was a child. This is his first summer coaching at Summer Smash Tennis.
Off the court he loves to go on hikes, hit the gym and travel.
UBC Men’s Tennis Team 2019-Present
Bachelors of International Economics, UBC (2023)