De Guzman Named Assistant Coach

Sept. 28, 2011

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Randy De Guzman has been named assistant coach of the Maryland women's tennis team, head coach Dianne Matias announced Tuesday.

De Guzman arrives in College Park after coaching the varsity and junior varsity tennis teams at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. for one season. A native of the Philippines, De Guzman also coached the Ashburn Sports Pavilion's United States Tennis Association (USTA) adult team. Since 2006, De Guzman has coached and assisted with the junior tennis program at Skyline Sports and Health.

"I am very excited to have Randy join our staff," said Matias. "He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge. I feel he will be a great fit in our program."

After spending the fall tennis season at Southern Illinois University in 1996, De Guzman transferred to Ateneo de Manila in the Philippines where he won the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) national championship.

After graduating Ateneo de Manila with a bachelor's degree in management information systems, De Guzman coached several nationally ranked players in the Philippines.

As a junior player, De Guzman was ranked No. 1 at four different age groups (U12, U14, U16, U18) and competed on the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) Asian Circuit from 1992-96.

De Guzman's full name is Ronaldo Paolo A. de Guzman.