Jodi Valenti returns for her eighth season with the tennis program and first as the head coach.
Valenti was elevated to the head coaching position prior to the 2013 season.
A four year player for the Cougars, Valenti still holds the record for wins in a season with 20 (including tournament play) in singles competition.
Valenti received her Bachelor of Arts degree in health and physical education from Kean University in 2003 and her Master of Arts degree in Educational Adminstration from Kean in 2009. She is currently a physical education teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School in Bergen County, N.J. and a tennis specialist at Ramapo Country Day camp in Airmont N.Y. In the spring, Valenti is an assistant softball coach at Immaculate Conception High School in Lodi , N.J.