Andre Ivarsson, a former player at Lander University, was named head men's and women's tennis coach at AC in Ocotber 2008.
Prior to joining the staff at Anderson, Ivarsson was on the staff at the Greenwood Country Club in Greenwood, SC., where he coached and teached for two years. He also was the assistant Coach at Emerald High School and helped the Lady Vikings to two consecutive trips to the State Championship.
Ivarsson has also worked on the ATP and WTA tour as a line umpire and traveled the world for 5 years with appearances at Wimbledon, Hamburg, Heilbronn, Filderstadt, Bastad, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Halle, Rome and several Davis Cup ties.
Ivarsson has a B.S. in Exercise science from Lander University.
During his playing career at Lander, Ivarsson was a 4 year starter with ALL-American an ALL-Conference honors his sophomore year. He posted winning records in singles and doubles all 4 years and finished his collegiate career as the recipient of the Arthur Ashe award for Leadership and Sportsmanship.
2008-2009 is going to be Ivarsson's first year as AU's Head Coach.