Becky Roberts is in her 11th year as the head coach of women’s tennis at Willamette University. She also coached the men's team for five years from 2001-06. In 2008-09, she led the Bearcats to a Northwest Conference tournament berth after tying for fifth place in the NWC regular season standings.
During the 2009 fall season, Roberts led Natalia Agarycheva to second place in singles at the Wilson/ITA Small College Northwest Regional Championship. Agarycheva and Shannon Palmer took second place in doubles at the Wilson/ITA Regional.
Willamette finished the 2009-10 season 10-6 in the NWC and 12-9 overall. The Bearcats were fourth in the NWC.
In her first season in 2001, the WU men placed fifth in the NWC tournament and the women finished sixth. In 2002, the Bearcat men placed sixth in the conference tournament while the women finished eighth. In 2004, the Bearcat men placed eighth while the women finished third. Roberts was named the 2004 NWC Women's Tennis Coach of the Year.
Roberts coached the men and women’s tennis teams at the University of Texas at San Antonio in NCAA Division I for 19 seasons from 1981-99. She was chosen Southland Conference Coach of the Year for the women’s team in 1993 and 1999 and for the men’s team in 1994. Her 1998 women’s team won the conference championship.
Following her tenure at UTSA and prior to coming to Willamette, Roberts was the head tennis pro at the Westin Salishan Lodge and Golf Resort in Gleneden Beach, Ore.
Roberts graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education/Health in 1976. She earned a master’s degree in Education/Supervision from UTSA in 1984.