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 GREG PATTON Bio
USA  National Tennis Coach

Certifications
      * USTA High Performance Certification
      * USPTA Professional 1
      * Professional Tennis Registry Professional (PTR)
 
* USA National Tennis Coach (USTA High Performance Tennis)
* Coached Boy’s 14’s National Team to World Championships in Prostejvo, Czech Republic 
   (first time that USA has won this international team event) August, 2002
* Boise State Men’s Tennis Coach    1993-1998  (record 135-48)
* Led Boise State to top 20 National Rankings during these six years and as high as #2 in Division I
* Won Big Sky and Big West conference Titles (5 out of 6 seasons)
* Named Conference Coach of the Year 1993-1997 (5 Conference Coach of the Year Awards)
* UC Irvine Men’s Tennis Coach       1980-1992    (record 288-150)
   Led UC Irvine to top 20 National Ranking in 10 out of 13 Seasons and  as high #2 in Division I
     Won Big West Conference Title 9 out of 13 Seasons
     Named Big West Conference Coach of the Year - 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988  (Five Awards)
* Overall Collegiate Coaching Record   (1977-1998)   486-241
     Including UC Santa Barbara (1977-1978) and Cal State Bakersfield (1979)
* World Team Tennis Coach (1990-1993 > Newport Beach Dukes), (1994-1997 > Idaho Sneakers)
     Reached Championships of World Team Tennis in Three Seasons.
* USA Pan American Coach in 1991 (Games held in Havana, Cuba)  
     USA won 3 gold medals and one silver out of four events played.
* USA Junior National Coach 1984-1987 (Junior Davis Cup)  Players included Pete Sampras, 
     Jim Courier, Michael Chang,  Malavai Washington,  Patrick McEnroe, Luke Jensen)
* Awards
   * NCAA National Coach of the Year  1997   (Boise State University)
     * NCAA National Coach of the Year   1987  (UC Irvine)
     * (Only Coach in NCAA to win the Division I National Collegiate Coach 
            of the Year Honor at two different Universities)
     * UC Irvine Athletic Hall of Fame  (Inducted in February, 2000)
     * Boise State University Hall of Fame (Inducted in November, 2001)
     * National USTA/NCAA Community Award (1997)
     * World Team Tennis Coach of the Year - 1993 (Newport Beach) 1995 (Idaho)
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