Maria K., WTA #10

Accomplishments

  • E Management Group, Inc. Sweden vs, Puerto Rico 2005 featuring Mats Wilander, ATP #1
  • NCAA Division I Head Tennis Coach, 10 years(Men) 3 years(Women)
  • Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, Yan Levinski, 2008
  • Directed USTA/MAS Facility of the Year, 2009


Washingtonian Magazine: 

  • Named Best Tennis Coach in Washington, DC, 2011
  • George Washington University Coach of the Year, 2011
  • USTA / Mid-Atlantic College Coach of the Year, 2011
  • Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year, 2011, 2012, 2014
  • Division I-AAA ADA All-Sports Trophy, Men's Tennis 2011, 2014

(Based on athletic & academics achievements and APR) 


Erik Hannah:

  • Undefeated in 4 years in the Atlantic 10 conference:30-0


Ugur Atalay:

Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, 2009

  • Highest NCAA Doubles Ranking in GW History, #29, Erik Hannah & Ugur Atalay
  • Atlantic 10 Sportsmanship Award,  2012
  • GW Senior Athlete of the Year, 2012


Francisco Dias:

  • Highest NCAA Singles Ranking in GW History, #64
  • ATP #954
  • Winningest singles player in GW Men's Tennis history, 87 wins
  • 1st player in Atlantic 10 history to earn Rookie Performer and Outstanding performer, 2011
  • 3x Atlantic 10 Outstanding Performer of the Year
  • Francisco Dias / Julius Tverijonas NCAA Doubles Ranking, #34
  • Undefeated doubles season with partner Leo Lapentti, 17-0, 2013 
  • GW Senior Athlete of the Year, 2015


Nikita Fomin:

  • NCAA ranked #100

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Teodora Radosavjlevic:

  • NCAA ranked #111, WTA #930


Diana Kussainova:

  • NCAA ranked #114


  • Recruited both ATP and WTA players in the top 1000 in the world
  • Signed 5 star recruit, Dennis Afanasev to an NLI for 2016-17
  • Signed NCAA ranked female transfer, Maria Siopacha for 2016-17​
  • Highest NCAA Team Ranking in GW History, #45 March 2013
  • Highest NCAA Team Final Ranking in GW History, #53 2013
  • Most Atlantic 10 Championships in GW History, 5
  • Most NCAA Appearances in GW History, 5
  • 8x Academic All-Americans, Men's Tennis
  • 2x Academic All-Americans, Women's Tennis
  • 6x GW Academic Team of the Year, Men's Tennis
  • GW Academic Team of the Year, Women's Tennis, 2015
  • NCAA Player 1988-1992
  • ATP Player 1996-2006
  • Coach / Hitting Partner 1992-2014, Mark K. (ATP #117), Michael S. (ATP #394), Maria K. (WTA #7), Todd P. (ATP #480), Katie R. (WTA #364), Eleanor P. (WTA #724), Julius T. (ATP #1103), Danil Z. (ATP #1293)
  • USPTA Elite Professional – 24 years
  • USTA High Performance / Sports Science Level I Certified
  • NCAA Compliance Certified
  • ISSA Personal Fitness Trainer
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certified