Alex Kosicki became the Hollins head tennis coach in August of 2018. During the 2018 season, the Hollins tennis team continued their success on the court, part of which included winning two close, hard-fought matches versus rival Sweet Briar and Shenandoah. Three team members earned ITA Scholar-Athlete status and the team was named an ITA All-Academic Team.
Coach Kosicki comes to Hollins after serving as the Head Tennis Coach at Wesleyan College (Macon, Ga.) since 2016. During his tenure at Wesleyan, Kosicki was responsible for all aspects of the NCAA DIII tennis program. Some of the highlights from his time with the Wolves include; 2017 USA South Conference Sportsmanship Award, 2017 ITA Regional Community Service and Outreach Award, ITA All-Academic Team, seven different players earned ITA All-Academic status, and his tennis team won the Wesleyan Team GPA Award with a cumulative 3.55 GPA. In addition to his tennis duties, Kosicki also served as the Head Cross Country coach when the college brought back the program after a four year hiatus.
Prior to his time at Wesleyan, Kosicki served as the Men’s and Women’s Associate Head Tennis coach at Western New England University (Springfield, Mass.) The teams at WNEU won over 100 matches during his eight year tenure. From 2013-16 coach Kosicki also worked at Holyoke Community College where he served as the Head Women’s Basketball Coach and a year as the Interim sports Information Director.
Kosicki is a 2008 graduate of Springfield College, earning a B.S. in General Studies with a Minor in Business Management and a Concentration in Recreation Management. Kosicki was a four-year member of the Pride tennis team while completing his undergraduate work.
Kosicki has attended training camps at Bollettieri Tennis Academy, known now as IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Kosicki is a native of Brooklyn, New York.