The Advantage Tennis Recruiting agency was founded in October of 2015 by longtime LSU Women’s Tennis Coach Tony Minnis who served at LSU for 21 years and three times LSU All-American Bruna Colosio. The Advantage Tennis Recruiting Agency is designed to help parents and student-athlete’s navigate through the recruiting process in the sport of tennis by providing valuable insight and expertise regarding the steps needed to maximize each student-athlete’s potential. The agency will assist in informing potential student-athlete’s and parent’s of NCAA rules, distinguish between unofficial and official visits, find the right fit both academically and athletically, and help with scholarship potential. These goals will be accomplished through the expertise of Tony Minnis and Bruna Colosio who bring a plethora of experience both as players and coaches.

Tony Minnis has the distinction of being the most decorated coach in LSU Women’s
Tennis history. Minnis led the lady Tigers to 15 NCAA tournament appearances, was named Southwest Regional Coach of the Year on 5 occasions (1995, 1999, 2004, 2007, and 2009), SEC Coach of the year (1997), and coached 10 All Americans. Minnis finished his career at LSU as the most winning Coach in the history of the school by amassing over 280 wins. Minnis played collegiately at the University of Louisiana- Lafayette and helped lead the Cajun’s to 4 consecutive top 25 finishes and is the 2nd most winning player in the history of the school. Minnis is currently the host of the TV show “College Sports Weekly”.

Originally from Brazil, Bruna earned a full scholarship at LSU and played # 1
singles from 1999-2002. Bruna was a three-time All-American and 2001 SEC player of the year. She achieved an ITA high singles ranking of 6th in 2001 and an ITA doubles ranking of 3rd in 2000. Bruna reached the NCAA singles tournament quarterfinals twice (2000, 2001) and was instrumental in leading the Lady Tigers in an upset over Pepperdine who was ranked 6th in the country in the 2000 NCAA tournament. Bruna also competed on the professional tour after college and won a Gold medal in doubles at the Pan American games, had wins against two top 70 WTA ranked players, won 10 doubles titles in WTA tournaments and was a member of the Brazilian Fed Cup team.