January 17, 2012 > Massimo Costantini named 2011 National Coach of the Year
Massimo Costantini named 2011 National Coach of the Year
Submitted By Rajul Sheth
Under the leadership of Coach Massimo, table tennis Team ICC (India Community Center, Milpitas) has won 34 Medals at the 2011 US National Championship including 16 Gold, 10 Silver and 8 Bronze. We are proud to announce that Coach Massimo has been named 2011 National Coach of the Year by USATT, the national governing body for the Olympic sport of table tennis in the United States.
Elite Players currently training full time with Coach Massimo include 2011 Pam American Games team members Ariel Hsing, Lily Zhang and Timothy Wang. Other top National players who have trained in 2011 with Coach Massimo include Prachi Jha, Peter Li and Han Xiao.
Ariel Hsing: 2011 US National Champion, World rank 12-Junior Girls says that Coach Massimo "is a professional coach, with passion and motivation to help and develop USA players. He is understanding, corporative, and easy to work with."
Lily Zhang: World Cadet No. 2, World rank 15 - Junior Girls adds that he "coaches Table Tennis by his heart" and has "exceptional character."
Timothy Wang: 2010 US National Champion adds that Coach Massimo "helps players use their brains rather than just follow the directions of the coaches without deviation.
For more information about the table tennis program at ICC and Coach Massimo, visit http://www.indiacc.org/tabletennis