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Get to Know Director of Tennis Aaron Wilf

Director of Tennis Aaron Wilf with both the men's and women's tennis teams for his Get to Know profile.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. --- The next coach in the Moravian College Department of Athletics & Recreation's Get to Know Coach series is Director of Tennis Aaron Wilf, who is in his third year with the Greyhounds. Wilf led the women's team to a 20-2 record, the Landmark Conference Championship and the progam's first NCAA Division III Tournament victory in 2019 to finish out his first season in Bethlehem.

Aaron Wilf
College: Dickinson College '02

What is your favorite part of your sport? I like that tennis is a life-long sport; I know people in their 80's who still play on a regular basis 

How did your experience as a student-athlete help shape you as a coach? I saw what worked well and what aspects I could use to successfully develop future student-athletes 

What do you love most about coaching at Moravian College? I like the people here and the commitment to both academic and athletic excellence 

What is your favorite place on campus and why? I honestly like the entire campus, but if pressed I'd say my office because we have a top notch sofa in there :) 

What is your most memorable moment at Moravian? Winning the Landmark Conference Tennis Championship and getting our programs 1st ever win in the NCAA tournament 

Do you have any pre-event/game rituals or superstitions? Not really, usually just pace around the tennis facility! 

Sum up your coaching philosophy in one sentence? Win more points than your opponent & hit it where they ain't :) 

What do you look for in a recruit? Good character, someone who fits in well within our system, and someone who can make the most out of their time here  

What is the best piece of advice you've been given? The golden rule 

Who are your role models/most influential people? Probably my parents 

Which three people, living or dead, would you like to share a meal with? John Lennon, Thomas Jefferson, William Shakespeare 

What have you done more of since March that you wouldn't have if sports had not been postponed? Zoom meetings 

If you weren't coaching, what would you be doing? Sports writing 

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise most people. I'm half Canadian 


Quick Hits:
Favorite Color – Blue
Favorite Food –
Pizza / Steak 
Favorite Restaurant –
Mineo's Pizza House, Pittsburgh, PA
Favorite Movie –
Field of Dreams 
Favorite TV Show –
Favorite Musical Artist –
Bob Marley 
Favorite Athlete –
Gustavo Kuerten / Roberto Clemente 
Favorite Pro Team –
Pittsburgh Pirates 
Hobbies –
Reading, Writing, traveling / checking out new places 
Most Prized Possession –
Probably my collection of tennis achievements / awards 
Ideal Travel Destination –
Iceland / Scandinavia 
Your Spirit Animal –
Honestly have no clue 
Superpower you'd Like to Have –
Either invisibility or reading people's minds