FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Girls’s tennis head coach Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar has named former UCF males’s tennis assistant, Georgi Rumenov, as her new assistant coach.
“I want to thank Georgi for becoming a member of me on this new mission,” Sanchez-Quintanar mentioned. “Georgi is among the finest assistant coaches within the nation. He performed a key function in serving to FIU ladies’s tennis to succeed in their highest rating within the historical past of this system and gained their first convention title. Over the last two years, he has helped Coach John Roddick to take the UCF Males’s Group to their first ever high 10 within the nation and first convention title. I couldn’t be extra grateful that he has chosen to assist me hold constructing the ladies’s tennis program right here in Fayetteville. I’ve recognized Georgi since we have been juniors and I’ve all the time admired his work ethic, tenacity, professionalism and his data about tennis. He has the perfect qualities you could find in a human being, and I can’t watch for him to hitch the Razorback household to do nice issues collectively.”
Rumenov had a profitable profession as a participant earlier than turning to teaching. He performed on the ATP Skilled tennis tour and earned a profession excessive rating of 390 in singles and 374 in doubles. He performed on the skilled stage for over 10 years. Rumenov claimed three championships and made it to 2 different finals in 2016 as he gained the Portugal F5 singles and doubles title and the Portugal F6 and F9 singles crowns.
Rumenov was a four-year letter winner at Armstrong State College (Savannah, Georgia), the place he helped ASU to back-to-back NCAA Division II Nationwide Championship appearances (2012, 2013), profitable the 2012 title. Named workforce captain in 2013, Rumenov was named the ITA Senior Participant of the Yr, an All-American and the Peach Belt Convention Participant of the Yr twice over. He graduated from Armstrong State in 2014, incomes a level normally economics.
Previous to his time at ASU, Rumenov claimed six doubles titles on the ATP Tour (2009, 2010), whereas profitable the 2005 Orange Bowl Championship.