St. Cloud State men's tennis coach Jerry Anderson begins his 12th season with the SCSU men's team and fourth season with the women's team in 2009.
In his first two years at SCSU, Anderson directed the Huskies to first place finishes in the North Central Conference and has also gained NCC titles in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 adn 2008. SCSU placed second in the always rugged NCC in 2001 and Anderson owns a career record at SCSU of 199-83. In 2002, SCSU set a new team record for dual meet wins at 24-7, and also qualified for the NCAA Division II regional tournament. Of note, the Huskies have gained eight consecutive NCAA Division II tournament bids under the leadership of Coach Anderson (2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 and 2001). In 2005, Anderson was named the ITA Region Coach of the Year and the NCC Coach of the Year. SCSU also hosted the NCAA Division II North Central Region tournament in 2005, and won a first round match over CU-Colorado Springs. In 2006, SCSU gained a first round NCAA tournament win over Truman State and the Huskies now own a 2-8 record in NCAA tournament play.
In his first season at the women's coach at SCSU in 2006, Anderson posted a 12-10 record and helped the Huskies to a third place finish at the NCC championships. In 2007, SCSU placed second at the NCC championships and charted an impressive 19-10 record. 2008 saw the Huskies record a second straight second place showing at the NCC Tournament, posting a 19-8 overall mark.
A member of the St. Cloud State University tennis team from 1982-1984, Anderson served as a team captain during his senior campaign in 1984. At Willmar Community College, Anderson earned All-Region 13 honors and earned a trip to the NJCAA national championships in 1981.
Anderson graduated from SCSU in 1984, with a degree in physical education, a minor in athletic coaching and driver education certification.
He has been an assistant professor at SCSU since 1985. He also serves as the junior varsity girls' tennis coach at Monticello High School and served as the boys' and girls' junior varsity tennis coach at Anoka Senior High School from 1993 to 1995. Anderson is a resident of Big Lake.
The Anderson Era at SCSU
MEN -- FIRST Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (16-9)
WOMEN -- Second Place in the NCC (19-8)
MEN -- FIRST Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (20-8)
WOMEN -- Second place in the NCC (19-10)
2006 - Named Head Coach of SCSU Women's Tennis Team
MEN -- FIRST Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (20-5)
WOMEN -- Third Place in the NCC (12-10)
2005 - FIRST Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (22-3)
2004 - FIRST Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (18-7)
2003 - FIRST Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (18-6)
2002 - FIRST Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (24-7)
2001 - Second Place in the NCC, NCAA bid (20-6)
2000- Third Place in the NCC (11-12)
1999- First Place in the NCC (16-11)
1998 - First Place in the NCC (14-9)