|Title:||Undergraduate Student Assistant Coach|
|Previous College:||Quinnipiac '14|
|Position:||Undergraduate Assistant Coach|
Former men's tennis standout Fahoum Fahoum enters his first season as an undergraduate student assistant coach of the Quinnipiac University men's tennis program. Fahoum used his final year of athletic eligibility in 2012-13, primarily playing at No. 2 singles for the Bobcats.
“Whenever I have a chance to bring on a former student-athlete to our coaching staff, I jump at the opportunity,” said head coach Mike Quitko. “Fahoum was a tremendous player for us last year and has incredible knowledge of the game. He knows each of our players extremely well and can relate to them on a personal level, which makes it easier to communicate. He’s going to be a great addition to the program.”
Fahoum came to Quinnipiac from Old Dominion University, and was fantastic in the No. 2 slot last year. He won 12 matches at singles and 11 at doubles to give him a total of 23 wins on the season. Fahoum just crossed the 20-win plateau when he paired with fellow classmate Garrett Lane for an 8-6 win against Sacred Heart at No. 1 doubles. Fahoum has 71 career wins at the collegiate level – earning 34 wins at singles and 37 wins at doubles.
Prior to joining the Bobcats in 2012-13, Fahoum enjoyed a stellar three-year stint at Old Dominion. He compiled an overall record of 48-48, which included 22 wins at singles and 26 at doubles. Fahoum collected 10 wins at singles in each of his first two seasons, floating between the No. 2, No. 3 and No. 5 positions.
Fahoum, who hails from Haifa, Israel, comes from a family of tennis. Fahoum’s sister, Nadine, attended Duke University and played No. 1 for the Blue Devils’ women’s tennis team.
Fahoum is on pace to graduate this May with a degree in public relations with a minor in business at Quinnipiac. He currently resides in Hamden.