July 15, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - On Tuesday, UCF men's tennis head coach Bobby Cashman announced that Nick Zieziula has joined the Knights' staff as an assistant coach. Zieziula comes to UCF after three seasons as an assistant at Buffalo.
With the Knights, Zieziula will assist with recruiting, practice organization and individual instruction. He will also be responsible for managing the Knights' video analysis.
"We are extremely excited that Nick is joining the UCF men's tennis staff," said Cashman. "He is very knowledgeable and has good coaching experience. His background as a student-athlete will also help him assist our players as we continue our goal of becoming one of the nation's top programs."
Zieziula was a standout student-athlete at Buffalo. When he concluded his four-year career in 2005, he was the Bulls' all-time leader in both singles wins (69) and doubles victories (65) at the Division I level.
As a senior, he garnered All-Mid-American Conference Second Team honors. Zieziula was a UB Scholar Athlete and an Academic All-MAC honoree in 2003-04. He earned his bachelor's degree in psychology.
During his time as an assistant at his alma mater, Zieziula also served as a part-owner of a pro shop and worked as a teaching professional.
Zieziula replaces Brandon Stokes, who left UCF in June after receiving the head coaching job at Florida Atlantic.
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