Adam Reeb enters his third season as the head men's and women's tennis coach in 2017-18.
Reeb has led both the men's and women's teams to double digit wins each of his first two seasons. The 2016-17 year was capped by the women's team advancing to the WAC Championship semifinals for a second consecutive year. 2016-17 also saw Michelle Lui and Madison Maloney earn All-WAC and WAC All-Tournament recognition. Both the Redhawk men and women received the 2017 ITA Northwest Region Community Service Award, and Reeb was selected as the USPTA's 2016 College Coach of the Year for the PNW Division. Academically, the men's team earned seven WAC All-Academic honors while the women's team earned six, each leading the way among all WAC schools. For the second straight year, both men's and women's teams also earned ITA All-Academic Team honors, while 11 total Redhawks (five men and six women) earned ITA Scholar-Athlete accolades.
Under Reeb's leadership in his first season (2015-16), both the men's and women's teams advanced to the WAC Championship semifinals. Academically, the men's team earned three Academic All-WAC honors while the women's team earned six. Kelli Woodman and Michelle Lui also earned All-Conference and All-Tournament accolades. Both teams also earned a place on the ITA All-Academic Team, while the men had seven individuals named ITA Scholar-Athletes and the women had three.
For the previous two seasons, Reeb has been the head men's and women's tennis coach at McKendree University, an NCAA Division II program located in Lebanon, Ill. He guided the men's tennis team to a dual match record of 35-15 (.700), qualifying for the conference championships in both years. In 2014, he led the squad to its best finish in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (fourth place) and to its first-ever berth into the NCAA Tournament.
Reeb helped the McKendree women's tennis team post a 31-18 (.633) dual match record, qualifying for the 2014 GLVC Tennis Championships, the program's first-ever appearance in the conference tournament. Between the two teams, Reeb mentored five All-Conference players, 34 ITA Scholar-Athlete nominees, and 39 GLVC Academic All-Conference honorees, with both the men's and women's teams also earning ITA All-Academic Team and GLVC Team Academic All-Conference accolades.
At both McKendree and Lindenwood University in Belleville, Ill., where he served as head men's and women's tennis coach in the 2012-13 season, he coordinated and ran fundraising tennis tournaments that benefitted the respective programs. He also created and ran the official Facebook pages for both programs during his various head coaching tenures.
Reeb is very familiar with life at a Jesuit university, having served as both a player (2005-09) and an assistant coach (2010-12) at Saint Louis University. As a student-athlete with the Billikens, he served as team captain in both his junior and senior seasons, finishing his collegiate career ranked seventh all-time in program history for career doubles victories. A three-time honoree on the Atlantic-10 Academic All-Conference Team, Reeb received the team's Spirit Award in both 2006 and 2009 as well as the squad's Most Improved Player award in 2008.
Reeb received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Saint Louis University in 2009 and his Master of Sport Science degree from the United States Sports Academy in 2010. At Saint Louis University, he was named the Outstanding Senior in Management by the John Cook School of Business and became a member of both the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Beta Gamma Sigma. Reeb is also certified as an Elite Professional by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA).
Reeb lives in West Seattle with his wife, Alyssa and son, Forrest.