Austin Kische grew up playing multiple sports in Yreka, CA. In high school he focused on tennis and eventually spent his summers in Redding training at Sun Oaks to prepare for college competition. He received a scholarship to Lincoln University, Pennsylvania and finished his college career at Montana State University Billings, in Montana. He worked his way up the ladder from number 6 singles to eventually number 2 singles and number 1 Doubles. Upon graduating he moved to Redding where he teaches and coaches full time with players of all levels, from beginners to college athletes.