|Year:||First Year at Santa Clara|
|Previous College:||College of Charleston, 1996|
Blake Mosley is in his first year as an assistant coach with the Bronco women’s tennis team and enters his 22nd year of coaching tennis. Coach Mosley comes to the Mission campus from Chaminade University, where he spent the last five years as the head coach of the women’s tennis team.
The 2010 ITA West Region Coach of the Year, Mosley put his stamp on the Silverswords in his five years at Chaminade. In his first year at Chaminade, the team had more wins that season than all previous season’s combined. The Swords also finished as high as third in the Pac West Conference (2010).
Mosley started as a Head Tennis Professional at Padre Isles Country Club in Texas and was an NCAA assistant at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. He also coached and competed in Austria and Switzerland. Coach Mosley has also been certified via the US Professional Tennis Association at the level of Pro I.
Mosley (the player) was ranked the No. 3 men's player in the Texas Open Division in 1999 before heading to Europe. Starting in 1999, after coaching at Texas A&M Corpus Christi under current Texas A&M head tennis coach Steve Moore, Mosley travelled to Austria to play professionally. He played No. 1 singles and doubles for TC Goetzens in the Austrian Club League while coaching many rising stars in Austria. In Austria, Mosley was a sparring partner for Sylvia Plischke, who was ranked No. 29 WTA.
Mosley moved on to Switzerland to continue playing and coaching. There he played No. 1 singles and doubles for TC Pfaffikersee. He also served as a travelling coach at the International Tennis Academy in Switzerland and was the sparring partner of Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, who is currently ranked No. 151 WTA.
Mosley played his collegiate tennis at College of Charleston from 1991-95, playing No. 3 singles and No. 1 and 2 doubles. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1996.
A native of Riverside, Calif., Mosley attended Flower Bluff High School in Corpus Christi.
He has been married one year to the former Aline Sartori
of Florianopolis, Brazil.