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  • CIA Athletics: Tennis Coaching Staff

    Head Coach Serge Nalywayko

    Serge Nalywayko—Tennis Head CoachSerge Nalywayko serves as CIA senior coordinator of athletics, aquatics, and outdoor recreation and has led the tennis team since its inception in 2009. Throughout the years, he has supervised the college’s soccer and basketball programs. Nalywayko holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Southeast Missouri State University and has played soccer and basketball since high school. Prior to joining the CIA, Nalywayko served as assistant men’s soccer coach at Ulster County Community College.

     

    Assistant Coach Dennis Anderson

    Dennis Anderson—Tennis Assistant CoachDennis Anderson’s tennis experience began as a high school student in 1973 when he was inspired by legends Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert Lloyd. Self-taught, he kept improving his game and, in 1982, began playing competitive tennis in USTA leagues in Colorado, Ohio, Texas, and New York. Anderson’s highest USTA ranking has been 4.0 and he currently plays in the 3.5 men’s and mixed doubles tennis levels.

     

    Assistant Coach Denise Mazzei

    Denise Mazzei—Assistant CoachCIA alumna Denise Mazzei joined the college’s faculty in 2005 and currently serves as assistant professor of business management. In 2015, she picked up a tennis racket for the first time and has since trained at the acclaimed Harry Hopman Tennis Academy at Saddlebrook in Tampa, FL. Mazzei is also a regular and active participant in clinics at Dutchess Racket Club.