was hired as the Quakers' head men's tennis coach January 2008. Luck brings extensive coaching experience to the job, including an 80-34 record in six years as a men's tennis coach and a 136-40 mark in eight seasons as a women's head coach. He replaces Jenn Anderson '96
, who resigned following seven seasons to take a similar job at Bishop McGuinness Catholic (N.C.) High School. Luck inherits a veteran Guilford squad with seven letter winners back from last year's 11-9 team (3-7 Old Dominion Athletic Conference).
Luck started his college coaching career at NCAA Division II Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich., as the head women's tennis coach, a position he held from 1992 to 2000. In his eight seasons as the women's coach, Luck complied a school-record 136-40 mark and won three Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Women's Coach of the Year Awards. He led the squad to an 83-0 conference record, eight of their 16 consecutive league titles and made six NCAA Division II National Tournament appearances. As the Bulldogs' men's coach from 1993-96, Luck's teams went 54-19, including a 24-2 in the league. He won the 1994 GLIAC Men's Tennis Coach of the Year Award and ranks third among Ferris State's all-time coaching wins and winning percentage (.739) leaders.
A Ramseur, N.C., native, Luck played three seasons at Campbell University before finishing his college career at Ferris State, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business marketing in 1988. While working as a graduate assistant tennis coach to Arlo Elkins, he earned his master's degree in social studies and history from the University of South Carolina. Luck is certified as a P1 Tennis Professional by the United States Professional Tennis Association.