|William Jewell College
||Men | Women
|Division:||NCAA - Div. II
|Head Coach:||Paul Worstell|
|Assistant Coach:||Lanny Wake|
|Student Population:||Less than 2,500|
William Jewell is part of the NCAA Division II in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
Post Season Highlights
Heart of America Conference Champions in 2011. Fall ITA Doubles Regional Champions 7 out of the last 10 years.
Number one women's doubles team has won the Fall ITA Regional Touranment the last seven years in a row. By winning this tournament the team qualifies for the Fall ITA Small College National Tourmnament.
Paul Worstell, a 1994 William Jewell graduate, is now in his tenth year as the Head Tennis Coach at William Jewell College. Worstell, who spent the 2013-14 season battling Leukemia, enters the 2015-16 season with a 199-180 overall record. His women's teams have accumulated a record of 132-67 (.663), while the men's teams under his tenure have tallied a win-loss record of 67-113 (.372). In 2012, Worstell became the only coach in Jewell women’s tennis history to reach 100 career victories.
In 2006, his first as head coach of the Cardinals, Worstell led the team to its best record in school history at 18-2. He has also led the squad to two conference titles (2006 and 2010), one region final (2006) and two consecutive region semi-finals (2007, 2008). In 2011, the women's team finished 17-7, won the HAAC, qualified for the NAIA National Tournament and finished the season ranked 23rd in the nation. Worstell was also named Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NAIA Region Coach of the Year.