Home Boys' Lists Girls' Lists Men's Teams Women's Teams News Photos Contributors Links Help Sign-UpOnline Store
Latest News | Categories | Authors | News Archives
 
 

News & Features

Ask The Experts
How Has College Tennis Changed?
Share:   

College athletics offers an ever-changing landscape, and that landscape has had an impact on tennis. Conference realignment, Title IX, athletics budgets, recruiting, and increased USTA focus on college tennis have all been hot topics over recent years.

So... what are the implications of those changes? How has college tennis reacted? We put the following question to our panel of coaches:

Q) How is college tennis different today than it was ten years ago?

 

T.J. Greggs, head coach, Kennesaw State Men

Some of the most striking changes in tennis revolve around the advances in technology that have affected everything we do on a day-to-day basis. Recruiting has been enhanced greatly by these advances, allowing coaches to "meet" with players overseas through venues like Skype. It allows coaches and players alike to get to know the other side and make a more informed decision about their future.

As for the sport itself, I believe there is a lot more depth in college tennis these days, as several of the Mid-Major programs are able to compete with the BCS schools on a regular basis. There have been some real breakthroughs in the college tennis scene, including Middle Tennessee State winning the NCAA Doubles national championship a few years ago. I think it gave some of the smaller programs some genuine hope that it is possible to succeed at the highest level.

This Article Is Available Only to Recruiting Advantage members
 
Please log in to access premium TennisRecruiting.net content.
LOG IN
User Name
 
Password
 
 
Forget your password?
 
Register Now For Free!
NOT REGISTERED?
Register Now For Free!
  • Content Updated Daily
  • Complete Rank Lists
  • Exclusive Articles
  • Recruit Interviews
It's Quick, Easy, and Free!
 

 
 WEIL TENNIS ACADEMY
 
Weil Tennis Academy
 
For the past sixteen years in Ojai, California, the Weil Tennis Academy has steadily built a program whose focus is developing competitive players into Champions!
 
RECENT COMMITMENTS
9/30 Gabrielle Schuck chooses Tennessee
9/30 Bailey Busse chooses Sioux Falls
9/30 Jessica Golovin chooses LSU
9/29 Jacob Tullis chooses BYU
9/29 Chrissy Simon chooses Johns Hopkins
9/29 Max Liu chooses Chicago
9/29 Curran Carver chooses Wofford
9/28 Ryan Dickerson chooses Duke
9/28 Camryn Parnell chooses Nebraska - Kearney
9/28 Natalie Weaver chooses Siena

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
 WTA GEAR - RACQUETS
  Roberta Vinci
 
HEAD Youtek IG Extreme Pro 2.0
Was: $190.00  Now: $99.95
Review, Feedback, Demo, Video
 
  Victoria Azarenka
 
WILSON Juice 100
Was: $220.00  Now: $189.00
Review, Feedback, Demo, Video
 
  Yanina Wickmayer
 
BABOLAT Pure Drive
Buy Now: $189.00
Review, Feedback, Demo, Video
 
  Caroline Wozniacki
 
BABOLAT Aeropro Drive
Buy Now: $199.00
Review, Feedback, Video
 
 
 

Page updated on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Contact our web team with any corrections