Coming out of Trinity Catholic in 2010, Dante was one of 40 high school tennis players in the country to be named an All-American. A native of Stamford, Connecticut, Dante was the top-ranked player in Connecticut in 2010 and the Class `S’ and state champion. He reached the finals of the United States Tennis Association U16 International Spring Championships and the National Open. He also played No. 1 singles for the New England Inter-sectional Team. He attended Louisville on a scholarship to play for their Division I Team.