Evan Isaacs is in his eighth year in charge of the CSU tennis program as the 2007-08 year begins. A former Cougar player and graduate assistant coach, Isaacs is recognized as a top instructor in the game. Last season he led both CSU squads to solid seasons, and took the CSU women to the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional for the second straight season.
Isaacs spent four years as a club professional after earning his bachelors degree from CSU in 1995 and his masters degree in 1997. He worked at Callaway Gardens Resort as an assistant professional, then moved to Shangri-La Resort in Grove, Oklahoma, for one year. He was hired at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club in Montgomery, AL, in April of 1998 as head professional and remained there until coming to CSU in January of 2001.
As a club professional, Isaacs was able to work with some of the top professionals in the world and gained a wealth of knowledge to pass along to his players. He is a firm advocate of patience and fundamentals and of mental focus by his players. He has also proven himself quite a capable recruiter, landing some top-notch talent from both local areas and abroad on both the men's and women's squads.
Isaacs and wife Michelle were married in July, 2002, and reside in Columbus. Michelle is a physical therapist and works with Rehab Associates in Columbus.