Thomas Snelson enters his first year as head coach of the men's tennis team.
Snelson graduated from Brigham Young University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science. While in school, he played #2 singles and doubles for the BYU tennis team. As a senior he helped the Cougars reach the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA.
Currently Snelson holds professional ratings in the Professional Tennis Registry for adult development, high performance, 11-17, and 10 & under. He was a high school coach for three years and has spent four years as a private tennis coach.
Snelson was married to his wife Monique in 1987. They are the proud parents of five children, all tennis players. His oldest son played at BYU-Hawaii and has a daughter currently playing at Auburn University.
Coach Snelson and his family will be moving to Buena Vista, Va. in the coming school year.