Tomas Kurhajec serves as the head coach of the North Greenville University men’s and women’s tennis teams for the fourth year. Before taking the job as head men’s and women’s tennis coach at NGU, Kurhajec was working in the Student Services Department as Assistant Men’s Housing Coordinator at NGU.
Kurhajec was born and raised in Slovakia where he began playing tennis at the age of three with his father, a great former tennis player, as his coach. Kurhajec continued excelling in tennis and attended a high school that accommodated and allowed athletes to train for his or her specific sport while outside of class.
Kurhajec earned both a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management in 2009 and a Masters in Business Administration in 2011 from North Greenville University. He played on the Crusaders tennis team for three years and earned several awards: including two first team All-American awards for singles and doubles, as well as two second team All-American awards for singles and doubles (National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association). Kurhajec was also part of NGU’s 6th straight NCCAA National Championship team during the 2007 tennis season.