Moore Takes Over Women's Tennis
KINGSVILLE, TEXAS – Texas A&M-Kingsville Director of Athletics Kenneth Oliver introduced Josh Moore as the new head women’s tennis coach on Friday.
Moore is a former collegiate tennis player who comes to the Javelinas from the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch where he is a Tennis Professional. He is a certified United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Professional 1.
“Josh (Moore) is a good fit for Texas A&M-Kingsville,” said Oliver. “He brings the energy and enthusiasm needed to start a program and we are excited to have him join the staff.”
Moore has worked with a number of top tennis coaches in the United States throughout his playing days and time at the John Newcombe Tennis Academy. During that time he has also worked with some top players including Ryler Dehart, former NCAA #1 Singles player who made it to the second round of the 2008 U.S. Open, Kevin Anderson, owns a tournament semi-final victory of Novak Djokovic in 2008 and Jeroen Joling, a former top 20 junior player from the Netherlands.
Moore has been involved in numerous tennis camps including USA Junior Team Tennis and as the Tennis Instructor for the City of Brownwood, TX.
Moore graduated from Howard Payne University with a B.S in Exercise and Sport Management. He played at both Howard Payne and Cloud County Community College.
The Javelinas will begin competition during the 2011-12 school year. Moore replaces Meenakshi Sundaram who originally accepted the position, but later declined to accept a position elsewhere.