The Lackawanna College Athletic Department is honored to announce that it has hired Mohesh "Moe"Koregaokar as head coach of its Women's Tennis program.
Koregaokar, who is currently the Director of Tennis at Skytop Lodge Resort and Pocono Wellness and Sports Center, becomes just the second all-time head coach in the history of the Lackawanna College program.
In discussing his appointment, Koregaokar said "This coaching position gives me an opportunity to work closely with the academic and athletic faculty at Lackawanna College in order to enhance the quality of the tennis team as well as develop the overall process of the student's experience".
Koregaokar who is a certified, credentialed and insured tennis professional is bringing in 40 plus years of playing, touring, coaching and consulting experience at all levels. His player's accomplishments include Davis Cup, Grand Slam singles and doubles victories, tour rankings, ITF, and Universal Tennis Ranking. In addition Koregaokar has been able to place his athletes in NCAA Division I, II, and III programs. He has coached Ivy League All Americans and high school district and state champions as well as achieving USTA national championships and rankings.
Commenting on how he will move forward and grow the women's tennis program, Koregaokar said, "Moving forward I want to present to the student-athletes a program on the cutting edge of collegiate competition as well as fulfilling experiences to enhance their personal goals, scholastically as well as athletically. It is also important to work closely with high school coaches to identify and groom their talent and add Lackawanna College to their choices of college selection".
He added, "My projection for the Women's Tennis Program is to make it accessible to varsity athletes, who have a dream to play tennis (or sport of a lifetime) in college and offer them a positive, developmental experience before they continue their journey to select a career".
Koregaokar holds a masters in Psychological studies with a concentration in Sports Psychology/Performance Sciences from Seton Hall University. He obtained a B.S. in Psychology from East Stroudsburg University in 2003 and a Bachelors of Commerce in business and economics from the University of Madhya Pradesh in 1988.