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Carlos Cardona biography: 13 things about tennis coach from West Palm Beach, Florida

Carlos A. Cardona is a Colombian-American tennis coach from West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. Originally from Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia, he went to Colegio Fontán in Antioquia, Colombia.

As a tennis player, Cardona was a six-time national champion in Colombia. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. From 1998 to 2002, he was a four-time member of the Colsanitas national team in Colombia.
  2. From 2002 to 2006, he attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA. In 2005, he was the champion of the Collegiate Hampton Virginia Road Invitational.
  3. From May 2006 to June 2007, he was a Liberty University assistant tennis coach. From June 2007 to November 2007, he was a tennis instructor at Weston Tennis Center in Weston, Broward County, Florida.
  4. From November 2007 to December 2011, he was a staff coach at Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County.
  5. From January 2012 to August 2013, he was a video analyst at the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, Maryland, USA.
  6. From September 2013 to August 2015, he was the director of tennis at Cardona Tennis Training in Bogota, Colombia.
  7. In 2016, he graduated from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, USA. From July 2016 to August 2021, he was an assistant men’s and women’s tennis coach at the University.
  8. He and Katharine Waldthausen have three children. On August 16, 2021, she filed a family-marriage dissolution/divorce lawsuit against him in Pinellas, Florida.
  9. On September 1, 2021, he joined Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach as a head coach.
  10. At 3:00 a.m. on June 4, 2022, he allegedly entered a woman’s house through an unlocked back sliding door and sexually assaulted her.
  11. On June 7, 2022, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office arrested him at a Walmart in New Port Richey, Pasco County, Florida for felony sexual assault and burglary with simple assault.
  12. On June 18, 2022, he was released on $200,000 bond.
  13. He was 39 years old when PBAU spokesman John Sizemore confirmed on June 27, 2022 that he was no longer employed by the university.

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