Niko Barr signed with Western New Mexico University on a tennis scholarship in 2017, an NCAA Division II university located in Silver City New Mexico.
Niko is from a city in New Zealand called Whakatane and has played tennis all his life. We started working with Niko and his family in 2016. Niko was first placed in an NCAA Division I college called University of North Carolina A & T. However after his Freshman year, Niko wanted to transfer to another college.
In 2016 Niko signed with Western New Mexico University on a tennis scholarship where he will start as a Sophomore. Western Mexico University competes within the Lone Star Conference. This conference includes ten additional colleges located in Oklahoma and Texas.
Niko is currently studying business and is set on track to graduate in June 2019. It has been great to watch Niko compete and to see him experience both sides of the United States.