Liberty Flames name new men's tennis head coach

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Liberty University has hired Derek Schwandt as its new men's tennis head coach.

Schwandt comes to Liberty after serving as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech (2013-17), Fresno State (2011-12) and Virginia (2009-10). Schwandt helped his teams claim four conference titles and advance to the NCAA Men’s Team Championship seven times.

During his five seasons with Georgia Tech, the team advanced to the NCAA Men’s Team Championship the last three years, making second round appearances in 2016 and 2017.

Schwandt recruited and coached the 2016 and 2017 ACC Player of the Year Christopher Eubanks.

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