Originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Haris was a local standout athlete at Brophy Prep. Winning multiple state championships and being the top junior in the Southwest Section, Haris continued his career at Scottsdale Community College, earning All-American honors and second place in doubles at national championship. Haris also attended Arizona State University where he earned a bachelors degree from W.P. Carey School of Business in Finance. Since college, Haris has been teaching in the valley at private and public racquet clubs with well known pros, working with beginners to highly competitive juniors and adults. Haris is currently rated 5.0 and competes in local prize money tournaments.