Peter Lucassen
    Peter  Lucassen

    Volunteer Assistant Coach


    Trojan Tennis Takes On the World

    USC's men's and women's tennis teams will represent the USA at the World University Games.


    Trojan Tennis Takes On the World

    USC's men's and women's tennis teams will represent the USA at the World University Games.


    No. 3 USC Men Host No. 12 Pepperdine Friday

    Trojans aim to build back their win streak with a matchup against the Waves Friday afternoon at Marks Stadium.


    USC's de Vroome/Johnson Reach Pacific Coast Doubles Final

    Trojan pair falls in a three-setter in the title match in La Jolla.

    Peter Lucassen enters his third season as a volunteer assistant coach at USC. Lucassen was a member of the Trojans' 2010 and 2011 NCAA Championship teams before joining the USC staff as a volunteer assistant in 2012 to help the Trojans along to winning their fourth consecutive national championship.

    2010-11 SEASON:Lusassen entered his senior season at USC ranked No. 84 in the nation in ITA singles... Helped the Trojans win the 2011 NCAA Team Championship playing at the No. 6 singles position... Went 14-13 overall in singles, going 6-6 in dual matches... In doubles, was 5-3 overall and 1-0 in dual matches... Won the 2011Sherwood Cup doubles championship with Daniel Nguyen... In the fall, Lucassen was ranked No. 90 in the nation in singles and No. 54 in doubles with JT Sundling... Went 6-4 in fall singles, competing in the ITA/D'Novo All-American Qualifying and Main Draw and the Southern California Intercollegiates... In fall doubles, went 1-1 with Ray Sarmiento and 1-1 with Jaak Poldma.

    2009-10 SEASON: Lucassen joined the Trojans in spring 2010 as a junior... Finished the year ranked No. 123 in the nation in singles... Went 18-8 overall in singles, including a 16-7 mark in dual match play... Played at the No. 3 (2-0), No. 3 (7-3), No. 5 (1-4) and No. 6 (4-0) position... In doubles, went 15-6 overall and 15-5 in dual match play... Went 14-6 with Jaak Poldma and 1-0 with Daniel Nguyen... Won all three singles matches that were completed during USC's NCAA Championship run... Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team for No. 6 singles.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Lucassen graduated high school in 2007 from Helen Parkhurst in Almere, the Netherlands before attending Universiteit van Tilburg... Was a two-time national champion at the under-18 level... Reached the final of the 2008 Futures 15,000 Gabon... Also reached the third round at junior Wimbledon in 2006... Played with the Dutch Junior National team as an under-12, -14, -16 and -18... Held highest ATP ranking at No. 541 in November 2009... Ranked No. 33 in ITF as an under-18.

    PERSONAL: Peter Lucassen was born Sept. 3, 1988 in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands... Father is Robert Lucassen... Has two siblings, Saskia and Pien... Lists 1996 Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek as his biggest sports hero... Favorite meal is steak and French fries... Has always wanted to travel to Australia... Majoring in business.


    SINGLES DOUBLES Overall Dual Matches Overall Dual Matches Year W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. W L Pct. 2010 18 8 .692 16 7 .696 15 6 .714 15 5 .750 2011 14 13 .519 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 1 0 1.000 32 21 .604 22 13 .629 20 9 .690 16 5 .762