Marco Matteucci is in his first season as an assistant coach with the Baylor women's tennis team. He is in his eighth year of coaching college tennis.
Matteucci spent the past four seasons as the men's and women's assistant coach at University of Texas-Arlington. While serving as the Mavericks assistant, Matteucci helped lead the women's team to three consecutive Southland Conference finals. Under his direction, the women reached their highest national ranking in school history and the team went on to win the 2011 Southland Conference regular season and tournament titles. Matteucci also helped the men's team earn the league crown in 2010.
During the 2011-12 season, Matteucci helped Maria Martinez earn SLC Player of the Year honors, while men's players Mindaugas Celedinas and Soren Goritzka garnered the Player of the Year and the Newcomer of the Year accolade, respectively.
Prior to his time at UT Arlington, Matteucci spent two seasons as the assistant women's tennis coach at Columbia University. He helped the women's program land the 7th and 27th best recruiting classes in the country for the 2009 and 2008 seasons, respectively, according to TennisRecruiting.net.
Matteucci got his start in collegiate coaching at his alma mater, West Florida. While serving as an assistant for the Argonauts men's and women's programs, he coached the women to their first NCAA tournament final in school history in 2007. That year the women also claimed the Gulf South Conference Championship for the first time. He helped the West Florida men's team reach the 2007 Gulf South Conference Championship finals and the semifinals of the Division II NCAA National Championship Tournament.
Matteucci earned his bachelor's degree in health leisure & exercise science in 2007 from the University of West Florida. Following graduation, he returned to Queens, New York and worked as a tennis instructor and fitness coordinator at the New York Tennis Academy. He later worked as a tennis instructor at the Rick Macci Tennis Acedemy and EvertTennis Academy in Boca Raton, Fla.
As a player at West Florida, Matteucci was a part of the most successful four seasons in school history. The Argonauts won back-to-back NCAA Division II National Championship titles in 2004 and 2005, while also claiming back-to-back Gulf South Conference Championship tournament titles in 2005 and 2006. Over his four years on the men's team, West Florida finished No.1 in 2004 and 2005, No. 4 in 2006 and No.3 in 2007 in the ITA National rankings.