MIT Names Nadeem Mazen Head Coach of Squash

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nadeem Mazen was named head coach of the MIT squash team as announced by Julie Soriero, Director of Athletics, on Thursday. Mazen’s appointment marks his first intercollegiate coaching post.

“I am very pleased to have Nadeem join our department as the head coach of the MIT squash team,” noted Barb Bolich, Assistant Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator. “He brings great enthusiasm, energy and a sincere passion for the game of squash. I believe Nadeem’s leadership and commitment will spark new life into the MIT squash program.”

A four-year player at MIT, Mazen served as the captain during his junior and senior campaigns and captured the No. 1 spot on the team ladder his senior season. As an undergraduate, he was a mentor and coach for Kosvar refugees. In addition, he coached middle school students in MIT’s Science Technology Engineering and Math Summer Program. From 2007-09, Mazen was a one-on-one instructor for beginner and intermediate players in the greater Boston area.

A 2006 graduate, Mazen earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.