What They're Saying About Coach Hammond

With a resume that includes head coaching experience in the NCAA Tournament and mulitple top-25 rankings, it's no surprise that coach Jeff Hammond's counterparts were raving when they heard the news of his addition to the North Texas tennis staff. Check out the quotes below to see just what some of collegiate tennis' top coaches have to say about Hammond. 

“Jefferson is one of the hardest-working coaches I’ve ever met. His passion for the sport is incredibly high - this is what drives him. He loves the sport and loves succeeding at it. I really enjoyed my time working with Jeff.”
- Peter Smith
  Head Men’s Tennis Coach
  University of Southern California
  Five-time NCAA National Champion 

“Jeff is a great hire for North Texas and will bring so much to their tennis program. He has been affiliated with many successful programs during his coaching career and will bring so much of that success to the program down there. I know both Jeff and Sujay will bring the team at North Texas to even greater heights by partnering together on and off the court.”
- Ronni Bernstein
  Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  University of Michigan

“Jefferson is a great hire for North Texas. He has a vast array of experience in the tennis world, and to have someone who was very successful as a head coach join the staff is quite a coup. First and foremost, Jeff is an outstanding individual who commands the confidence and trust of student-athletes. He knows his tennis and will be an invaluable recruiter for the program. North Texas is very fortunate to have a person of his stature join their staff.”
- Sheila McInerney
  Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  Arizona State University

“Jefferson will be a strong addition to the Mean Green tennis program. He has a wealth of experience and will assuredly make a positive impact at North Texas.”
- Jenny Mainz
  Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  University of Alabama

“Jeff brings passion and energy, along with great knowledge and love for women’s collegiate tennis. He understands what it takes to bring out the best in a young lady as a person and a tennis player.”
- Claire Pollard
  Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  Northwestern University

“Jefferson will bring experience and a high tennis IQ to the Mean Green program. He’s as good as it gets when it comes to teaching and coaching doubles.”
- Jay Louderback
  Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  University of Notre Dame
North Texas Mean Green