Jack Etchison - Head Women's Tennis Coach
Jack Etchison begins his fifth season as the head women's tennis coach at Brescia University (28-32). The women are coming off of a semi-final appearance in the KIAC conference tournament The Bearcats will look to continue their success with three returning starters including all-conference player Kelsey Hurrigan.
In his four years at Brescia Etchison has produced three NAIA Scholar-Athletes, five KIAC Scholar- Athletes, seven KIAC all-conference performers, and two KIAC conference players of the year.
Etchison played for two seasons at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana where he graduated in 1985. In his final season he was a Great Lakes Valley Conference finalist at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. In two years at Lincoln Trail College, in Robinson, IL, he was the No. 1 singles and doubles player, reaching the region finals twice. A native of Flora, IL he was a four-year letter winner at No.1 singles and No. 1 doubles, advancing to the state tournament all four years, where he was a quarterfinalist as a junior and senior. Etchison has held numerous USTA district, sectional and national rankings, reaching as high as No. 28 in the nation.
As a certified USPTA and USPTR Pro, Etchison has taught tennis for over 15 years including manager/head professional for the Wabash Valley Tennis Club in Terre Haute, IN where two of his students won USTA national championships. Most recently he has served as tennis professional for the Executive Racquet Club in Owensboro, KY