Club Tennis Officers
Sammud Sharma (Senior)
Major: Computer Science
Fun Fact: He has never been stung by a bee!
Gabby Verdin (Junior)
Major: Finance, Minor: Chinese
Fun Fact: She once had 7 leeches on her foot at one time!
Haley Hopkins (Senior)
Major: English Literature and Creative Writing
Fun Fact: When she was 9, she won a pizza eating contest on a Disney cruise by eating 11 pieces of pizza!
We are excited to have JP return as the advisor of the club tennis team! His tennis experience has been purely social and we are looking forward to him joining some practices throughout the year.
He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and statistics from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Port Elizabeth, South Africa). JP earned his master's degree in statistics at the University of Florida. He went on to receive his PhD in agricultural economics and joined the Miami faculty in 2013. Currently he teaches ISA 203.
Fun Fact: Some have called him the next Aaron Williams of tennis
(if you don't get that tennis joke, you should watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpsMi3Q2fok)