Eric Rodgers came to Coe in the fall of 1989 as the director of the Clark Racquet Center and head tennis coach of both the men's and women's teams. He has led Coe to all thirteen of its conference titles, earning the honor of Regional Coach of the Year in both 1993, 2001 and 2008.
Previously, Rodgers led the tennis program at the University of Evansville, an NCAA Division I school. His teams captured two Midwestern Collegiate Conference titles and he was twice named Coach of the Year.
Still an active player in tennis and squash, Rodgers is a 1979 graduate of Kalamazoo College in Michigan. At Kalamazoo, he was a four-year letterman, captain and played on two NCAA championship squads for legendary coach George Acker.
In a combined 31 years of prep and college playing and coaching, Rodgers has been involved in 21 conference championship teams. He has also had 15 Academic All-Americans and 6 tennis All-Americans play on his teams.