Alana Prinos, Hannah Zangari and Ali Sullivan will attend Providence in the fall of 2012.
Coach Kyle LaBranche enters his seventh season as head coach of the Providence College tennis team in the fall of 2014. In the 2012-2013 season, LaBranche lead the Friars to their first New England Championship in 8 years, and their first Big East Tournament victory in over 10 years. In addition to coaching the Friars, LaBranche is also a high school math teacher, and Head Tennis Professional at Rhode Island Country Club.
A native of Cumberland, R.I., LaBranche is the son of former Providence tennis coach Carl LaBranche, who served as the head tennis coach from 1987 through 2003. Kyle is a 2004 graduate of the University of Virginia, earning his B.S. in Systems Engineering and earned his Master's of Education in Administration at Providence College in 2012.
While attending Virginia, LaBranche served as the head coach of the varsity boy's tennis team at Albemarle High School from 2002 through 2003. Albemarle earned consecutive district championships under LaBranche, and he was honored as District Coach of the Year for his success in both seasons.