Chris Leicht begins his seventh season as the head coach of the men's tennis team at Wilkes University. Chris is a 2000 graduate of Bloomsburg University, earning a degree in Business Administration. He also earned his MBA at Bloomsburg University. Leicht is also the women's tennis coach and serves as the Director of the Recreation and Athletic Center (RAC) at Wilkes University.
Last season Leicht, who was named the Freedom Conference Coach of the Year, guided Wilkes to their first conference title in school history. The Colonels finished the campaign with an overall record of 16-2 and garnered a berth in the NCAA Division III National Championships. In the 2004-2005 year, the Wilkes Colonel’s broke the school record for wins and finished with a 17-3 mark. The Colonels have made the conference playoffs every year for the past six years.
Leicht has a career 71-28 record as the men’s tennis coach at Wilkes. Leicht has also guided the women's tennis squad to a 59-21 record over the past five years. The Lady Colonels have won the past two conference titles, and qualified for the NCAA National Playoffs both years. Leicht was named Conference Coach of the year in both of those years.
Prior to arriving at Wilkes Chris spent three seasons as the head boy's coach at his alma mater, Danville Area High School. During his stint at Danville, Chris compiled a career record of 57-4. His teams won both the League and District IV titles in his final two years. During both seasons Danville advanced to the state semifinals before falling by identical 3-2 scores. Leicht’s overall career coaching record is 187-53.