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Mahaffey named men's and women's tennis coach at UDC

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August 14, 2009

Washington, DC— The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) has announced the appointment of Theodore Richard F. Mahaffey, III, as head men’s and women’s tennis coach. Mahaffey comes to UDC from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where he served as assistant tennis coach for their Division I men’s and women’s tennis teams from 2006 thru early 2009.

In making the announcement Patricia A. Thomas, director of athletics said, “Coach Mahaffey brings expertise, enthusiasm and an outstanding work ethic to our program. His experiences at two of the country’s most outstanding academic institutions prepared him to serve our students in support of the mission of the University of the District of Columbia.” Mahaffey stated “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the tennis programs at my home city’s university. I am looking forward to getting the UDC Firebirds ready to soar in NCAA Division II tennis and the East Coast Conference”.

T. Richard Mahaffey
Mahaffey

Mahaffey‘s tennis experience includes having served as assistant director and senior instructor for the Georgetown University Tennis Camp from 2005-2007, director of tennis for the One on One Basketball In Training – Dual Sports Camps, and assistant head tennis pro for the Edgemoor Club. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, from which he received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in International Relations. Coach Mahaffey has also pursued further studies at Georgetown University in financial and managerial accounting.

Coach Mahaffey ‘s other experiences includes having served as a consultant at several large corporations, including Booz-Allen & Hamilton , the U.S. Defense Department, and the Washington Strategic Consulting Group and Trade Builders. He has also served as director of operations for the Leeward Islands Lottery Holding Company of the Virgin Islands.


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