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 Brian Fleishman

Fleishman's 2011 Badgers compiled an overall record of 14-11, marking the program's most wins since the 2005 season and the best record in Fleishman's first four years at Wisconsin. Freshman Jenny Hois earned All-Big Ten second team honors as UW finished in a tie for fifth in the league standings at 5-5 in Big Ten matches. The Badgers earned a bye past the opening round of the Big Ten tournament but fell to Ohio State in a tough 4-3 quarterfinal match.

The 2010 season saw the Badgers post a 9-16 overall record with a 3-7 mark in Big Ten matches to finish ninth in the conference standings. Eight of the 11 Big Ten teams finished the season ranked among the top 75 teams in the country according to the ITA rankings. Wisconsin picked up three victories over ranked opponents, including two wins over then-ranked border-rival Minnesota.

Fleishman led the program to an improved season in 2009 as the team finished seventh in the Big Ten, moving up four spots since he took over at the helm. He led Wisconsin to a 3-7 conference record after winning three of the last four regular season conference matches. Along the way, Liz Carpenter became the first All-Big Ten selection under Fleishman.

In his first season with the University of Wisconsin, Fleishman helped the Badgers move up two spots in the Big Ten standings. Finishing with a 2-8 record in the Big Ten and 10-14 overall, Wisconsin finished the 2008 season ranked No. 68 in the country.

From 1999 to 2005, Fleishman served as the head coach at Wake Forest where he guided the Demon Deacons to six NCAA tournament appearances and an overall record of 105-68. The 2002 National Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year and 2000 ACC Coach of the Year, Fleishman coached four national champions, including 2002 NCAA singles champion Bea Bielik. He also earned the PTR/Jim Verdieck Award for College Coaching in 2003.

Fleishman joined the Wake Forest staff as an assistant coach in 1997 before being promoted in 1999. Prior to arriving at Wake Forest, Fleishman served as an assistant coach at William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va., for two seasons. In 1997, his final season at William and Mary, Fleishman was named the ITA Eastern Regional Assistant Coach of the Year.

While coaching at the collegiate level from 1995 to 2005, Fleishman coached 16 All-Americans at William and Mary and Wake Forest and helped led his teams to nine NCAA tournament appearances, reaching the quarterfinals three times.

Before entering the college coaching ranks, Fleishman joined the staff at the Van der Meer Tennis Academy in 1991. During his first stint at the Hilton Head, S.C., based tennis academy, Fleishman was involved with player development while also serving as the Junior Programs Coordinator.

Between 1991 and 1995, Fleishman coached and traveled with several ranked professional players on the ATP and WTA tours including Grant Stafford, who was ranked among the top 80 singles players in the world at the time. Stafford went on to win five doubles titles in his career and reach a peak singles ranking of No. 53 in 1994.

Fleishman returned to the Van der Meer Academy in 2005 to become the Director of the World Class Junior Academy. In this position, Fleishman works with high-level tournament-caliber juniors and touring pros on the men's and women's circuits. He is involved in all facets of the academy, including directing practice sessions, recruiting potential students nationally and internationally, and controlling the academy's budget.

Fleishman earned a bachelor's degree in leisure studies and tourism with a minor in psychology and coaching in 1991 from Christopher Newport University (Va.), where he was a four-year letterwinner for the tennis team.

Fleishman and his wife, Janet, have a son Zachary (3) and daughter Jadyn (1 and 1/2).