Asi Phillips, a former United States Tennis Association professional instructor, begins his first season as head coach of the Long Island University women’s tennis program.
In 2003, Phillips was the head coach of the varsity squad at Townsend Harris High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. He also was the head instructor at the East Side Tennis Association in the summer of 2000, where he taught private lessons.
The East Elmhurst, N.Y. native is no stranger to the Northeast Conference, earning four letters for the Mount St. Mary’s tennis squad (1996-1999). As a freshman and sophomore, Phillips reached the semifinal round at the NEC Championships in flight D singles. In 1998, Phillips was runner-up in flight C doubles and advanced to the semifinals in singles.
Serving as captain his senior season, Phillips compiled 13 victories in doubles competition which ranks seventh on the Mountaineers single season list.
Phillips graduated from the Mount in 2000 with a B.S. in Business.