June 21, 2012
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
University of Wyoming head women's tennis coach Dean Clower announced today the hiring of Ewa Szatkowska (Ev Uh Zot Cow Ska) as an assistant coach with the Cowgirl tennis program. Her duties will begin effective July 1.
"I am very excited to have Ewa join our program here at UW," said Clower. "She will bring a wealth of competitive experience as she participated four straight years in the NCAA tournament at the University of Tulsa and played ITF and WTA tournaments prior to that. Ewa brings leadership to our program and will be instrumental in developing that with the young women on our team."
Szatkowska joins the Cowgirl staff after a four-year career at the University of Tulsa. She finished with an 88-45 singles record and a 93-31 doubles mark. Her 93 doubles victories ranks second all-time in school history, while her singles wins are sixth all-time. A three-time team captain, she was a Second Team All-Conference USA selection in doubles and singles, while reaching the semifinals of the 2011 ITA Central Region Doubles Championships during her senior year. The previous season, she went 30-5 in doubles and 23-11 in singles action, which helped her earn Third Team All-CUSA honors in doubles and singles. As a sophomore, she earned a career high doubles ranking of 46. Szatkowska helped her team to three-Conference USA Championships and was a part of three teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
She has also worked as a Tennis Professional at Westbrook Tennis Academy in Tulsa (2008-12) and was a Coach and Camp Counselor at Westbrook-Orford Tennis Camps for two summers.
A native of Torun, Poland, she earned her bachelor of science in exercise and sports sciences in May of 2012. An excellent student, she was on the Conference USA Commissioners Honor Roll from 2009-12 and on the Dean's List.