Tennis Coach

Pat Hernandez
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Collegiate tennis coach with 12 years experience leading college teams through rebuilding, change, growth, revitalization, turnaround and accelerated team building. Cross-functional expertise with proven success in fundraising, productivity, and athletic status. Expert team building, team leadership, communication, and interpersonal relations skills. Strategic and analytical with outstanding problem-solving and negotiating performance. MBA.

Winner of "Coach of the Year" and "Assistant Coach of the Year" awards.
Successful author, Competitive Tennis: Climbing the NTRP Ladder.


• Strategic Recruiting Leadership
• Fundraising Expert
• Organizational Development
• Change Management
• Performance Optimization
• Leadership Training and Development


Baton Rouge College, Baton Rouge, LA
1998 - Present
Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach
Organized and directed all practices of the men's and women's tennis programs. Supervised fundraising all operational budgets for travel, equipment, recruiting, and maintenance. Recruited Louisiana, national, and international prospects. Coordinated men's and women's schedules. Promoted all home matches.

Final National Ranking of 28 and 37
1 NCAA Regional Finals Appearance
2 NCAA Tournament Berths
2 Sun Belt Conference Finals Appearances
1 All - American Honor
7 All-Sunbelt Conference Honors
12 All-Louisiana Selections including Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year
Louisiana Athletic Directors' Association Outstanding Men's Tennis Athlete
Bid for and hosted 2000 Sun Belt Conference Men's and Women's Championships.

Raised over $380,000 in cumulative funds.
Initiated 2 Endowed Scholarships - one men's and one women's.

3 Team Academic All-American Awards
2 Academic All-Americans
Women's Team GPA - 3.557 (2001); 3.25 (2000); 3.31 (1999)
Men's Team GPA - 2.75 (2001); 3.027 (2000); 3.18 (1999)

Louisiana Coach of the Year
2-Time Tournament Director, Collegiate Classic and Challenge Futures

Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA
1997 - 1998
Assistant Men's Tennis Coach
Coordinated daily administrative activities of program including budgeting, promotions, and media relations. Recruited national and international players. Advised players on stroke production. Organized practices; coached during matches. Assisted Head Coach in all areas of program.

Final National Ranking #2
1998 SEC Regular Season and Tournament Champions
NCAA Final Four
Region 3 ITA "Assistant Coach of the Year"
3 All-American Honors
3 All-SEC Honors, including Player of the Year and SEC Most Valuable Player
4 All-Louisiana Selections, including Player of the Year
National Academic All-American of the Year (All Spring Sports)
Team GPA - 3.12

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA
1996 - 1997
Assistant Men's Tennis Coach
Recruited national and international players. Trained and developed tennis players. Advised players on stroke production and coached during matches. Organized practices and managed training program. Scheduled team matches and tournaments.

Final National Ranking #33
1997 Conference USA Champions
NCAA Tournament Berth
4 All-Conference USA Awards, including Player of the Year
2 All-Louisiana Selections
Team GPA - 2.95

Community Racquet Club, Mobile, AL
1992 - 1996
Director of Tennis

USTA Training Center, Birmingham, AL
1990 - 1992
Tennis Coach

New Orleans Country Club, New Orleans, LA
1989 - 1990
Assistant Tennis Professional


Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
Honor Graduate

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
B.S., Marketing


Author, Climbing the Tennis Ladder
Author, Tennis For You!

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