Family includes wife Lacy, children Joe and Kate, and Gunner the Doberman.
Brian spent eight yeas at the collegiate level with both men and women at schools like Stanford University where he helped coach the team to the 2004 National Championship. Ramirez also coached Pima Community College for four years. During his career he has also had the pleasure of working with some of the worlds’ best junior players and pro players while at the Palmer Tennis Academy in the late 90s. Palmer Academy was known internationally as one of the worlds’ premiere academies during that time.
Over the years Ramirez has coached and mentored players that have attended schools like Stanford, Cal, UCLA, Duke, Harvard, Princeton, University of Florida, University of Georgia and University of North Carolina among others and has personally coached or done extensive work with players.
As a player, his achievements include being ranked 6th in the nation in the Boy's 18's, USTA National Amateur Champion, played for the University of Kentucky and University of New Mexico where he was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Berkowitz also spent time playing on the ATP Tour.