Sweet Briar Athletic Director Kelly Morrison has announced the appointment of Andy Mays as head tennis coach. Mays takes over the program for Morrison who is now serving as the athletic director and chair of physical education. Morrison comments, “Andy is a great addition to Sweet Briar’s coaching team. He is dedicated to the team’s success and passionate about the game of tennis. And while it is difficult for me to leave coaching, I know that the team is in good hands with Andy as head coach.”
Mays joined Sweet Briar’s tennis program as an assistant coach in fall 2004. An experienced and top-level competitor himself, Mays has won the Virginia Group AA Singles, Doubles and Team Championships. At Division I Virginia Military Institute, he played #1 singles and doubles.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to build upon the past successes of Sweet Briar tennis and taking the team to the next level where Sweet Briar belongs,” Mays said.
Mays owns a business in Amherst, Va. and lives in Lynchburg with his wife and twin daughters.
Joining Mays on the tennis staff is assistant coach Greg Pribble. Pribble brings an extensive coaching background to the program, serving the past four years as the head varsity girls’ coach at Holy Cross Regional School. Pribble played both soccer and tennis collegiately and has played on a USTA tennis team for the last ten years.