Jim is in his eighth season as the head coach of the Coast GuardAcademy men’s tennis team after serving as an assistant coachfor five seasons.
He lead the Bears to the NEWMAC tournament championship match in2011 and a berth in the conference semifinals in each of the lastfour seasons. Jim was named the NEWMAC Coach of the Year in2009.
Hazlin is no stranger to Southeastern Connecticut as he was anassistant tennis coach at Ledyard High School for 13 years(1987-2000). The team won nine Eastern Connecticut Conference (ECC)team titles in those 13 years.
Jim, who was an electronics engineer/computer scientist at theCoast Guard Research and Development Center, also taught teen andadult tennis lessons for the Ledyard Parks and Recreation for eightyears.