Chris Leicht begins his sixth season as the head coach of the women'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 men'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 for the second year in a row, guided Wilkes to their second consecutive conference title and tied the school-record for wins. The Lady Colonels finished the campaign with an overall record of 18-3 and garnered a berth in the NCAA Division III National Championships. In the 2006-2007 season, Leicht led the Colonels to a 18-2 overall record and the first conference title ever. Also, the team qualified for the NCAA National Championships that year.
Leicht has a career 59-21 record as the women’s tennis coach at Wilkes. Leicht has also guided the men's tennis squad to a 71-28 record over the past six years. The 2007-2008 men’s team won the Freedom Conference title and finished with a 16-2 record. This team also qualified for the NCAA National Playoffs for the first time in school history.
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.