Terry Ann Zawacki-Woods became the seventh women's tennis coach at Virginia Tech on September 8 2003. In her first year at Tech, she guided and injury-riddled squad to a 14-14 record and fourth place in the Hokies final season in the BIG EAST Conference.
Prior to Tech, Zawacki-Woods served as head coach at Charlotte for three years. In 2001, her first at Charlotte, the 49ers received the program's first-ever national ranking of No. 59 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings.
Before assuming her position at Charlotte, Zawacki-Woods served as assistant coach at Michigan for three years helping the Wolverines to second-place in the Big Ten Conference in 1998 in addition to producing two Big Ten Sportswomen of the Year.
Zawacki-Woods was a two-time All-American at Wake Forest and was recently named to the ACC's 50th Anniversary Team. She was the first tennis player at Wake Forest to be named All-ACC for four years and the first to compete in the NCAA singles tournament. As the top player for the Deacons all four years, Zawacki-Woods was named the 1993 Southeast Rookie of the Year and the 1996 Southeast Senior of the Year. She was the first Wake Forest player to be nationally-ranked all four years achieving a ranking of sixth in the nation. Zawacki-Woods led the Demon Deacons to three ACC finals and three Top 15 finishes nationally.
Following her collegiate career, Zawacki-Woods turned professional and faced some of the top players in the world including Monica Seles, Jennifer Capriati and Chanda Rubin.
A native of Union, N.J., Zawacki-Woods and her husband, Bill, live in Blacksburg.