DePaul Names Matt Brothers Head Men's Tennis Coach
Matt Brothers joined the DePaul athletic staff as head men's tennis coach in August, 2007
In 2003, Brothers helped coach Stuart Waters to his second consecutive Big Ten honor and also tutored Johan Bergenas, Parker Ross and Chaitu Malempati to solid freshman seasons.
Brothers was a key figure in helping guide Waters, Hunter Skogman and Pete Rose to their best seasons at Iowa while playing in higher positions of the singles lineup. Waters and Skogman each posted career-best records and Rose led the team in overall winning percentage.
As a collegian Brothers played two years at WisconsinGreen Bay before transferring and competing at Marquette. He received numerous accolades including being a first team All-Mid-Continental Conference pick in both 1993-94, serving as the Phoenix team captain and MVP in 1994. He was a team captain and MVP at Marquette in 1996, second team All-Conference USA in 1995 and 1996 and won Marquette’s Senior Leadership Award in 1997.
Brothers has a wealth of post-college competitive experience, having played satellites, futures and prize money tournaments throughout Europe and the United States over the past five years.
While on tour, Brothers distinguished himself by earning a #1 ranking in doubles and a #3 ranking in singles in the Midwest Section in 1997. Perhaps even more impressively, he was ranked #4 in singles nationally (men’s 25) in 2000 and 2001.
Brothers has a strong background in the teaching/coaching arena. Along with his Iowa coaching, he has taught at all competitive levels in both Texas and Wisconsin. He has coached on the collegiate level at WisconsinWhitewater and Marquette.
Brothers, a native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, received his B.A. from Marquette in 1997.