Cerretani enters her first season as an assistant coach for the women’s tennis team. Previously, she has made two stints as an assistant coach for the Boston University women’s tennis team, the most recent of which was from 2012-2015.
Before 2012, Cerretani spent a couple years traveling with her brother on the ATP Doubles Tour. She also coached him to quarterfinal appearances in 2011 and 2012 at the Wimbledon Championships and an end-of-the-year ATP world ranking of 49. Other coaching positions she has held include positions at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Tennis Europe, and the Weymouth Club in Weymouth, Mass.
Cerretani attended Clemson University as a freshman where she received All-ACC honors and helped guide the Tigers to the NCAA tournament. She then transferred to BU for the rest of her collegiate career. In 1999, she earned All-America East honors, helped the team win the America East title, and guided them to their first-ever NCAA appearance. As a senior, she served as a team captain and received the athletic department’s John B. Simpson Award for her enthusiasm and leadership.
She graduated from BU with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and later earned a master’s as well.