Anastasiia Vasileva was born and raised in Perm, Russia and started playing tennis at the age of 7. She trained in different tennis academies in Europe and won multiple national (Russia) and international championships in different age categories. She was top 20 in the country at the age of 16 and was a part of a national team.
Before coming to the US, Anastasiia also played the ITF tournaments and European league tournaments.
Her freshman and sophomore years Anastasiia played for the D1 School, Southern Utah University at #4-5 in singles and #1-2 in doubles, and then she transferred to the NAIA School, Middle Georgia State University, where she became a captain of the team and played #1 position in singles and doubles for 2 years.
Anastasiia is the All-Athletic, All-Conference, Scholar Athlete, the Champions of the Character and All-American awards winner for 2 years. Her senior year after the Nationals in Mobile, Al, in May, 2016 Anastasiia was ranked as high as #5 nationally.
Anastasiia graduated with a degree of New Media and Communications with a 4.0 GPA.
As far as the coaching experience, Anastasiia has been coaching since she was 15, while she was still a player. She coached kids and adults of all ages, and a lot of her students are ranked highly nationally. She also was a hitting partner of some of the college players who achieved an outstanding results on the tennis court.