Juancarlos “JC” Nunez concluded his second season with the Brown University women’s tennis program as an assistant coach in 2016-17.
The 2016-17 season saw two student-athletes garner All-Ivy honors in singles (First and Second Team) and a duo to Second Team All-Ivy accolades in doubles. The All-Ivy doubles team earned a No. 45 ranking in the ITA over the course of the season, the highest doubles ranking in program history.
In Nunez's first year with the Bears (2015-16), Nunez helped guide two student-athletes to All-Ivy honors in singles (First and Second Team) and a duo to First Team All-Ivy accolades in doubles. The program was also ranked for several weeks in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division I Women's Collegiate Tennis Rankings, and held a season-high ranking of 52.
Before College Hill, Nunez was an assistant coach with the University of Massachusetts women’s tennis team from 2009-15. While with the Minutewomen, Nunez helped the team amass a 91-45 overall record over six seasons. He earned ITA Northeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year honors in 2012-13 and helped UMass make two appearances in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament finals and two appearances in the semifinals.
Prior to UMass, Nunez served as an assistant coach for the women’s tennis team at his alma mater, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, in 2008-09.
As a student-athlete at UALR, Nunez posted a 78-30 career singles record including a 24-5 mark as a junior. Nunez served the Trojans as a captain as a senior in 2007-08 and earned Academic All-District honors on three occasions.
A native of Valenica, Venezuela, he earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from UALR in 2008. As a graduate student at Massachusetts, he attained master’s degrees in sport management and higher education administration.