Sept. 14, 2004
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
University of Wyoming head women's tennis coach Pam Wildt announced today the hiring of Rob Kuseski as an assistant coach with the Cowgirl tennis program. His duties will begin effective immediately.
Kuseski joins the Cowgirl coaching staff after spending the last three years as a Teaching Pro at Miramont Sports Center in Ft. Collins, Colo. His responsibilities included all aspects of tennis management at a club which entailed private lessons, USTA teams, junior programs, adult clinics and tournament socials. In the spring of 2004, he also served as the head girls tennis coach at Loveland High School, and led them to an 8-3 overall record.
Prior to that, Kuseski served as the Head CARA Tennis Coach from 1997-2000, and the Junior Varsity Boys Tennis Coach at Loveland High School in the Fall of 2001.
As a player, he won seven North Central Conference Championships in both singles and doubles while playing at the University of Northern Colorado. In 2001, he posted a 24-1 singles record, and had a final national ranking of 31st in Division II play. The previous year, he won the ITA Regional Rolex Championships, placed sixth at the ITA Nationals in singles and earned the Vernon John Award for Outstanding Male College Tennis Player of the Year for 2000 by the College Tennis Association and UTSA. He also was selected Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year and the Male Sportsmanship Award for 2000-01 at UNC. He has a USTA rating of 5.5.
Kuseski earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in computer information systems from the University of Northern Colorado in 2002.
"Rob is excited to be working for the University of Wyoming and to begin his college coaching career here," said head coach Pam Wildt. "He believes that Laramie is the perfect fit for him personally and he's anxious to get started with the team and in the community. He brings great collegiate tennis talent and tournament experience with him, and I look forward to working with him as my new assistant."