Oral Roberts University Athletic Director Mike Carter announced Tuesday that new men's tennis coach Chris Milliron has accepted additional duties as the Golden Eagles' women's tennis coach.
Milliron, 32, is a native of Edmond, Okla., who recently completed his second season as an assistant men's coach at Oklahoma State University. While at OSU, Milliron aided veteran coach James Wadley, helping the Cowboys make consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances.
The ORU women's team captured Mid-Continent Conference titles its first five seasons (1998-2002) in the league, finished second in 2003, and fifth last season. Milliron assumes the role previously held by Linda Breckenridge, who recently resigned.
Milliron, who was recently named the regional assistant coach of the year for the central region, played collegiately at the University of Tulsa, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Organizational Communications in 1996. He was the Golden Hurricane's No. 1 singles player for two years, earning Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year honors as a senior.
Following his collegiate playing days, Milliron was the Director of Junior Development at Tulsa Southern Racquet Club from 1996-1999 before serving as Head Professional there from 1999-2002.