Campus News

Hunt named assistant coach of year

Jamie Hunt

Jamie Hunt, who completed his second season as the associate head coach for the University of Georgia men’s tennis team in May, has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year.

Hunt entered his current post after serving seven seasons as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt University. He helped lead its men’s tennis program to a No. 15 national ranking in 2013 and its 15th NCAA Tournament appearance in 2017.

The San Antonio native was a star tennis player for Georgia from 2006-10, earning All-SEC and All-America honors. His 116 career singles wins rank No. 12 in Bulldog history. Hunt’s 238-80 combined record in singles and doubles still ranks third in the Georgia record book.