Graduate Assistant Coach
Francisco Sigaud was named a graduate assistant coach in September 2012.
Sigaud, who played one season at Barry in 2012, will assist with player development, on-court instruction and administrative duties.
At Barry, Sigaud went 2-0 in singles and 5-8 in doubles. He was 3-1 in Sunshine State Conference doubles matches for the Buccaneers, and won four of his five pairs matches at the Nos. 2-3 flights.
Sigaud transferred to Barry from Indiana-Purdue at Fort Wayne, where he won 32 singles and 35 doubles matches in three years. As a freshman, he played in 44 matches -- the most of any 'Dons player that year. He was 16-9 in singles as a freshman, playing primarily at the No. 4 spot. He received Most Improved Player and team Most Valuable Player honors as a freshman in 2007-08. He also collected a Summit League Player of the Week honor in February 2008. He also won the league's weekly award as a sophomore in March 2010 after taking a year off for a medical redshirt.
As a junior in his native Sau Paolo, Brazil, he was ranked 20th in his country. He was ranked in the top three in the state in 2006, and won an Interclub state championship in 2006.
Sigaud received a bachelor's in industrial engineering from IPFW in 2011. He is pursuing a master's in finance and international business at Barry.