Jim Berrigan begins his 10th year as head coach of the Babson College men's and women's tennis teams. Berrigan came to Babson after coaching the men's and women's programs at the Wentworth Institute of Technology from 1995 to 1999. Since his arrival, Berrigan has helped the women's team improve from 3-12 in 1999 to winning two conference champioships in 2001 and 2003.
A 1983 graduate of Newton North High School, Berrigan graduated from Framingham State College in 1988 with a B.A in Economics, and later received a post graduate degree in Sports Marketing from George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario in 1992. Berrigan first matriculated at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, where he excelled in tennis playing second singles and first doubles. He then transferred to Framingham State in his sophomore season, where he helped lead the Rams' tennis team to an ECAC bid in his first year. Berrigan also enjoyed an excellent basketball career at Framingham State, guiding the Rams to the ECAC finals in his junior season and setting a new NCAA record for most consecutive three-point field goals made in a game with 10 against Western New England College during his senior season.
Berrigan has worked professionally for Branada Sports Communications in Toronto, State Street Corporation of Boston and for Paymentech in Salem, New Hampshire. He currently resides in Hampstead, New Hampshire, with his wife, Ann, son Jack and daughter Maggie.