The assistant coach is one step closer to the US Open
Brooklyn was a standout at UCLA after transferring there for the 2008-09 season. Prior to UCLA, Brooklyn played at Arizona State before the program was dropped.
As a senior, he was UCLA's highest-ranked singles player in the fall preseason, checking in at No. 39. Brooklyn posted a 4-4 singles record and participated in the main draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla., reaching the consolation quarterfinals. Brooklyn's junior year, he was a Second Team All-Pac-10 selection and ended the season ranked No. 64 nationally in singles posting a 22-13 overall singles record and going 10-7 in dual matches. He played No. 1 singles when the Bruins advanced to the Final Four.
At UCLA, Brooklyn ranked as high as No. 29 among singles players nationally. As a senior, he participated in the NCAA singles individual championship.
At Arizona State, he was a First Team All-Pac-10 selection as a sophomore playing No. 1 singles and doubles for the Sun Devils. Brooklyn ended the season listed at No. 67 in the Final ITA Singles Rankings and No. 40 with partner T.J. Bellama. He was the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year in 2007 and was a Second Team All-Pac 10 selection with a singles record of 27-11 competing at No. 1 and No. 2 singles.
Brooklyn is a 2006 graduate of Uxbridge College in Uxbridge, Middlesex (UK) and was born in London.