JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 25, 2006) - With the departure of Margie Brown-Katras, ETSU women's tennis head coach Steve Brooks announced today the addition of Anca Dumitrescu as Assistant Coach for the 2006-07 season.
"I am very happy to add Anca to the program," said Brooks. "She brings lots of playing experience and she is very positive and is a hard worker."
A native of
Dumitrescu also played collegiately at
Dumitrescu had an extensive junior career that included being the National Tennis Champion in singles and doubles in 1999 and qualifying for the European Championships. She was also ranked in the Top 500 in the WTA.
A graduate of Colegiul National Ion Luca Caragiale in
Brown-Katras stepped down as the assistant coach of the Lady Bucs to pursue volunteer opportunities with the Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity.
"I'm sad that Margie chose to step down, but I will honor her decision," said Brooks. "Margie will be deeply missed by me and the entire women's tennis team. But I know that Anca will continue the hard work that Margie started and will help the program continue to reach new heights," added Brooks.