Nitin Deodhar
Nitin Deodhar
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 202-319-4748
Email: [email protected]
Alma Mater: Towson '10

Deodhar begins his first year as the head men's tennis coach at Catholic for the 2018-19 season. He holds an Elite Level certification from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and experience at the NCAA Division I level as both a player and a coach.

Deodhar spent two seasons as the assistant women's tennis coach at Division I Towson in 2017 and 2018. He helped guide the Tigers to their first Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament victory since 2007 with a 4-1 win over Hofstra on April 19, 2018. In addition, Towson had an individual and a doubles team advance past the first round of the 2017 ITA regional championships for just the second time in four years and assisted in leading the Tigers to their first win over a ranked opponent.

Deodhar is also the owner and director of the Bethesda Tennis Academy where he has served as the director of programs at Carderock and Country Glen tennis clubs. He has developed national level tennis programs that have led to over 25 NCAA collegiate players in the last 10 years and several after school programs at local schools in order to introduce tennis to more youth in the area.

Prior to starting the Bethesda Tennis Academy, Deodhar was the head tennis professional at Bethesda Country Club, the assistant head professional at Columbia Country Club and the junior development professional at Bullis Tennis Training Center.

A graduate of Towson with a bachelor of science degree in economics, Deodhar was a former USTA nationally-ranked junior and scholarship player on the Towson men’s tennis from 2000-03. He claimed the Tigers' first-ever CAA tournament individual victory with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Hofstra's James Tsai while leading the team to its first-ever conference tournament team victory over the Pride, 4-0. He played at the top of the singles lineup, was named most promising newcomer in 2001-02 and voted as a team captain prior to the 2002-03 season.

Deodhar currently resides in Potomac, Maryland with his wife, Nutan, and their two sons, Roshan and Aakash.