Thallys was born and raised in Brazil and came to the United States to finish high school in 2016. He recently transferred from Irvine Valley College (#8 in California) where he helped the team to a 12-2 record. While at IVC, he finished his 2018 season ranked #3 in doubles in the state and was named an All American Thallys is currently playing his college tennis in the NAIA League.
He began his coaching career in 2018 where he discovered his true passion for sharing his tennis knowledge and experience with all of his students. Thallys is excited to be working with the Valter Paiva Tennis Academy.