Spring Hill College has named Eric Sajowitz as the school's head coach of men's and women's tennis.
"I am pleased that Eric has accepted our offer to be the next tennis coach at Spring Hill College," said Spring Hill College Director of Athletics Jim Hall. "I believe he'll do a good job of motivating our athletes and preparing them for competitive play. His experience as a high level athlete should translate into a distinct advantage for our athletes as he instructs them in the nuances of the game."
Sajowitz comes to SHC from Tennis Europe in Stamford, Conn., where he helped develop junior tennis players from across the country. He served as a tennis professional at the prestigious Sandestin Golf Resort in Florida and at Callaway Gardens Resort in Georgia.
Currently serving as a US Air Force Reservist at the 403rd Force Support Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi, Sajowitz was also the head tennis coach at Ruckel Middle School in Niceville, Fla., in 2011.
"I'm very proud to be named the head coach here at Spring Hill," Sajowitz said. "This is a great school with a tremendous history."
Sajowitz received a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Limestone College in Gaffney, S.C., in 2006. While at Limestone, Sajowitz played both No. 1 singles and doubles for the Saints and was rated Top 10 in singles and doubles in Conference Carolinas during the 2006 season. He began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant coach at Limestone in 2007.