Octavio Delasobera spent more of his childhood in Paraguay, South America. He was ranked #2 in the country in Paraguay in both the 14 and 16 and under divisions. He moved to the United States when he was 15 with his father who worked at a physician in the DC area. He was ranked #2 in the mid-atlantic in the boys 18 and under and reached a top 50 ranking nationally in the US. After finishing high school in Columbia, Maryland, he turned pro and was a member of Paraguay’s Davis Cup team playing #1 doubles and #1-3 singles. He was on the tour for a few years playing both singles and doubles until returning to school. Because he had played professionally, he went to a Division II school so he could play college tennis. He was offered a tennis scholarship to Rollins College in Florida, and accepted. He started on their varsity team and led them to a NCAA final in 1997. After finishing college, he came back to the DC area and started teaching at the 4 Star Tennis Academy, where he had trained during his high school years. A few years after completed his college degree, while coaching tennis, he went to Marymount University at night and received an MBA. He has coached many players over the years who have played high school tennis, local tournaments, and national tournaments. Many of his players have gone on to play college tennis and even professionally. His wife is a sports medicine and emergency medicine physician who also played college tennis, and they live with their son in the Northern Virginia area.