Men's Tennis
Overall: 2-0 AAC: 0-0 Streak: Won 2
2016 Men's Tennis Coaches
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Eric LaRue
Head Coach- 4th Season

The Bulldogs finished the 2013-2014 campaign 12-6 in Eric LaRue's second season, improving on the 10-7 record from the previous year. The Bulldogs where runner-up in the AAC conference loosing to 14th ranked SCAD Atlanta in the finals by a score of 5 to 4. 2013-2014 Bulldogs had three players make the all- conference team ( David Escobosa, Ezequiel Gils, and Pancho Gallarda).  Ezequiel Gils was also named to the second-team NAIA All- American team, and David Escobosa was named TWC male athlete of the year. The Bulldogs where also awarded the NAIA scholar athlete award as a team, which a team must have at least a 3.0 GPA as a team. His first year the Bulldogs the 2012-2013 team finished 10-7, improving from a 5-9 record the previous year. 2012-2013 Bulldogs also finished second in the AAC. The Bull dogs had two players make the AAC all-conference team(Oleski Lahuza and David Escobosa). 4 players where named AAC players of the week. Prior to coming to TWC, Eric LaRue was the Asst. Coach at Austin Peay State University, at APSU the Governors finished second in the Ohio Valley Conference, the had 4 players named to the all-conference team, and Sean Bailey was named OVC player of the year, and Male athlete of the year at APSU. Prior to APSU, Eric LaRue was the head women's coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College, at KWC he revived a struggling program, his first year the team finished 4-12. Second year showed drastic improvement going 9-8. During his third year the team finished 13-7, tying the school record for most wins in school history. While at KWC, he had 4 girls that made the All-GLVC team, and 12 players that where named to the All GLVC academic team. Eric Larue played his college tennis at Campbellsville University, he was a member of back to back conference championship teams, he was also a all conference and all-district player both years he was there. He finished his playing career at Western Kentucky University, where he participated in the Sun Belt conference tournament both years he was there. He resides in Athens with his two daughters Ericka and Natalie

2012-2013 TWC 10-7                                                       

2013-2014 TWC 12-6                                                       

Overall record 22-13

Alphonzo Rogers
Assistant Coach- 2nd Season

Former TWC tennis standout and assistant coach Alphonzo Rogers is the new assistant mens tennis coach. Alphonzo was a four year starter for the Bulldogs from 2001-2005 and was the assistant coach at TWC 2006-2007. Alphonzo received the Jack Bowling award (award for student athlete who shows leadership qualities on and off the court). He also received the Champions of character award in both Cross Country and Tennis. After graduating from TWC, Alphonzo has been teaching pro in clubs in Houston, Texas, and was an assistant coach at Hope International University in California.