Fabio Perasso is back for his second season on the Alverno athletics staff as head tennis coach in the fall of 2019.
During his first season with the team, he helped lead the Inferno to two victories, with both coming in Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference play against Concordia Chicago and Dominican in early October. On the season the team won a combined 28 singles and doubles matches.
Perasso, who recently graduated from nearby Cardinal Stritch University was a nationally ranked tennis student-athlete and ranked as high as ninth in singles at the NAIA level, while the team was ranked as high as eighth overall. He later went on to land the title of Cardinal Stritch Male Athlete of the Year following his senior season, as he helped guide the team to four consecutive CCAC Championships and four straight trips to the NAIA Tournament.
In addition to his playing success, Perasso held numerous positions including stints as a coach at the Paley Tennis Center in nearby Glendale, while also coaching at the Jimmy Paley Summer Camp in Fredonia.
The Genova, Italy native earned his degree in Sports Management at Cardinal Stritch, with a minor in Business Administration. While at Cardinal Stritch he was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council for three years. Perasso is currently pursuing his Master's Degree at Alverno.