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Riley Newman
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Hometown: Whidbey Island, Wash.
High School: South Whidbey
Other College: Skagit Valley College
Experience: 1st Year

Riley Newman joins the Seattle U tennis staff as the volunteer assistant coach beginning with the 2015-16 competition year. His coaching experience includes that as a High Performance Junior Lesson coach, a tennis instructor at the University of Washington Summer Tennis Camps (2013-current), and a tennis instructor at the Seattle University Nike Tennis Camps (2014).

Graduated in June 2015

2014-15: 5-5 invites, 6-12 dual, 1-3 WAC, 11-17 overall (singles) ... 4-6 invites, 5-12 dual, 0-4 WAC, 0-1 WAC tournament, 9-19 overall (doubles)

Spring 2014: 11-11 in singles play, 7-13 in doubles play ... 2013-14 total: 14-14 in singles, 10-15 in doubles

Fall 2013: 3-2 in singles play, 2-2 in doubles play ... Made it to the quarterfinals of the Orange Draw at the Dar Walters Classic at Boise State on Oct. 4-6 ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the Flight #2 singles bracket at the EWU Classic on Sept. 27-29

SOUTH WHIDBEY HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of South Whidbey High School in Langley, Wash ... four-year varsity letterwinner, all at No. 1 singles ... three-year varsity letterwinner for basketball ... won state singles championship during sophomore year ... placed in top four at state every year of high school ... first-team All-Conference for basketball in 10th, 11th, and 12th grades ... 75-5 high school tennis record ... all-state basketball (12th) ... scored career high 46 points in a single basketball game during senior season, averaging 26 ppg

SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE: Attended Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon, Wash for 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years ... two-time NWAACC Singles Champion ... finished first in doubles during sophomore season ... made NWAACC All-Star game for basketball during sophomore season

PERSONAL: Riley Carl Newman was born on June 3, 1993 in Everett, Wash ... son of Mike and Pam Newman ... has five sisters and one brother ... sister, Lindsey, graduated from Seattle U in 2013 and was on the women's tennis team ... majoring in communication studies and criminal justice/forensic psychology ...enjoys spending time with family