Robert Fernandez Bucheli,
Senior Contributor

Rob, a Freeport, NY native, began his tennis journey at 11, earning top rankings and scholarships. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester.

As a USPTA Elite Certified Tennis Pro and USPTA Certified Pickleball Instructor, Rob shares his expertise in both sports.

In 2010, he founded "Tennis World," a renowned NYC tennis instruction hub, and in 2011, he ventured into hospitality with "Mountain Views Inn" in Ecuador.

In 2020, he launched "High Traffic Sales," a healthcare-focused digital marketing agency.

In 2023, he pioneered Ecuador's first official pickleball courts at La Palma Polo Club, with plans for pickleball courts in the Galapagos Islands.

Rob currently helps organize pickleball retreats led by MLP Pros. He has also organized an online pickleball mastermind with top pros and support staff to help the pickleballer improve with the right blueprint for success.

Rob's journey reflects a relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation with the love of pickleball.