HEAD COACH: Paul Waida,
Nazareth alum Paul Waida became head coach of the Golden Flyers’ men’s and women’s tennis teams last January , following the retirement of long-time coach Annette Shapiro.
He guided the men’s team to an overall record of 8-6 last spring and a third-place finish in the Empire 8 Conference Tournament.
A Rochester native, Waida is a 1989 Nazareth graduate and played tennis for four seasons. He was Shapiro’s assistant coach for the last three seasons.
Waida has been head tennis coach at Pittsford Sutherland High School since 1996 and is part owner of Tennis Heaven, a private tennis and swimming club in Pittsford. Waida also has experience as a teaching professional at Monroe Golf Club, the University of Rochester, the Harley School and Mendon Ponds Tennis and Swim Club.
Waida has a degree in Studio Art and is a K-12 certified teacher