Assistant Coach
Hometown: Kazakhstan
Alma Mater: Oklahoma, 2009


Sergey Avdeyev was hired as the Old Dominion men's tennis assistant coach in August of 2016. 

Avdeyev comes to ODU from Oklahoma, where he served as a volunteer assistant coach during the 2015-16 season. The Sooners went 20-11 in 2015-16, but ended the season with a spectacular run to the NCAA Championship match. OU recorded upsets over No. 3 UCLA, No. 6 Wake Forest and No. 7 Georgia en route to the title match, before falling to top-seeded Virginia. 

At Oklahoma, Avdeyev coached numerous nationally-ranked players and guided several Sooners at the Fall ITA Indoor National Championships and other individual fall tournaments.

A 2009 graduate of Oklahoma, Avdeyev was a top 50 player for the Sooners in both singles and doubles. He played in the No. 1 singles slot for OU and served as team captain during his senior year in 2008-09. 

Following his collegiate career, Avdeyev also competed on the professional circuit for two years. A native of Kazakhstan, Avdeyev was ranked in the top 10 in his country and was also a member of the junior Davis Cup team for Kazakhstan. On the ATP, Avdeyev recorded several victories over top 200 world-ranked players.


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