Originally from Mutare, Zimbabwe, Kudakwashe “Kuda” Sengai was a top-ranked junior player in Africa. Through his junior tennis, he collected many awards. Amongst these awards, Kuda saw himself winning Gold medal in the Zimbabwe-National Youth Games in 2007. He was also selected to represent the Zimbabwe Schools National Team.
He then immigrated to the U.S. and earned a tennis scholarship at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU). While at OLLU, Kuda was the top-flight singles and doubles player, leading the Saints to their first-ever NAIA national ranking.
Kuda brings experience in building tennis programs from grass roots, to advanced levels. He has coached at the internationally recognized Topnotch Resort in Stowe, VT, the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch (Newks) in New Braunfels, TX, and the Roddick Tennis Foundation. Kuda was the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Coach for OLLU during the 2014-’15 season before accepting the Director of Tennis Position at Spring Branch Tennis Association.