SAY HELLO TO LUANA STANCIU,
Luana Stanciu originally from Bucharest, Romania, is the Director of Racquet Sports with Peter Burwash International at Owl’s Nest Resort. Stanciu successfully participated in the Professional Tennis U program with Cliff Drysdale Tennis Management while working at Saltaire Yacht Club, Fire Island in NY, and the Omni Amelia Island Resort in Florida.
The foundation of her successful tennis career is rooted in Romania where she grew up with her parents Danut and Luminita and her 2 brothers. Under coach Moraru Gabriel at the G&M Tennis Academy, she achieved top rankings in Romania’s U16 and U18 age groups.
Stanciu moved to the US after she received a scholarship at the University of Louisiana and contributed to winning the Sun-Belt Championship. In 2017, she obtained a full scholarship for the Women’s Tennis Program at the University of South Dakota and represented the team for 2 years. In 2020, she graduated with a MA in Kinesiology & Sports Management and decided to put her skills and education into practice by pursuing a professional career in tennis.
In addition to being an excellent tennis player and coach, Stanciu has experience playing and teaching Pickleball.