At Nevada: Shchetinin joins the Wolf Pack as a freshman in 2013-14. "We hope to see big things from Vlad in his freshman season. He has very big upside to his skills, and we hope to develop Vlad into a huge asset for this program," head coach Erik Burton said.
Prior to Nevada: Won the Evert Tennis Academy "Fitness Award" in the 2011-12 year. Won the "Open-Minded Profile" award in high school. Most memorable event in his career was winning two matches in a row during the same day over high-ranked players.
Personal: The son of Taras and Galina Shchetinin. Has a younger brother, Konstantin Shchetinin. Chose to come to Nevada because of the tennis team and the high reputation of the business school. Sports hero is Roger Federer. In his free time, he likes to hang out with friends, use social media, go the the gym, and dance. Also used to play the piano and sing in choir.