Mark Birman enters his first season as head coach of the SUNY Delhi men's and women's tennis programs for the 2019-20 season. He joined the Broncos as the women's tennis assistant coach in the fall of 2018, and now brings his extensive knowledge of the game leading both teams following his appointment in the summer of 2019. This fall marks the women's first year competing in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC), while the men enter their second season in the NAC this spring.
Birman holds certifications from the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and the United State Tennis Association (USTA). A former litigator in New York City, the sport of tennis has never escaped the eye of Birman. He currently is the Director at Tennis Everyone in Halcott Center, N.Y., which specializes in the development of tennis players at all levels and ages. As an amateur professional, Birman was ranked as high as 14th in the United States Eastern Section.
Birman also hosts his own radio show on WIOX, based out of Roxbury, N.Y., and was the past president of the Central Catskill Chamber of Commerce. He is a United States Ski certified alpine race coach and official.