Simon Earnshaw

Head Coach

Alma Mater
GCSU '96
Coaching Experience
1st Season at NCSU
  • Named NC State's head women's tennis coach on May 30, 2014.
  • Coached both the women's and men's tennis teams at Armstrong Atlantic State University from 1999-2014.
  • Was named the ITA National Women's Coach of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2012.
  • Won an NCAA II record 9 national championships (Women's in 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013 and Men's in 2008, 2009 and 2012.
  • Made 11 straight NCAA Women's Tennis Final Fours (2004-14).
  • Earned a B.S. degree in chemistry from Georgia College and State University in 1996. Earned a Masters of Education in health and physical education in 1998 also from GCSU..
  • He and his wife, Nichole, have two daughters, Abigail (13) and Ella (11), and two sons, Luke (10) and Lleyton (5).

    Career Record and Achievements ...

    Women's Program

    Year Team Record Regular Season Conf. Finish Conference Tourney Finish NCAA Finish
    2014 28-2 1st (13-0) 1st Runner-Up
    2013 30-1 1st (13-0) 1st Champions
    2012 29-0 1st (12-0) 1st Champions
    2011 28-3 1st (12-0) 1st Semifinalist
    2010 33-0 1st (12-0) 1st Champions
    2009 28-1 1st (10-0) 1st Champions
    2008 32-1 1st (10-0) 1st Champions
    2007 29-1 1st (11-0) 1st Semifinalist
    2006 30-1 1st (8-0) 1st Runner-Up
    2005 30-0 1st (10-0) 1st Champions
    2004 28-1 1st (10-0) 1st Semifinalist
    2003 21-7 2nd (9-1) 2nd Round of 16
    2002 26-4 1st (10-0) 1st Runner-Up
    2001 22-6 2nd (9-1) 1st Quarterfinals
    2000 17-7 1st (11-0) 2nd Quarterfinals
    • 411-35
    Overall record
    • 13 Regular season Titles
    • 160-2 Conference record
    • 13 Postseason conference
    tournament championships
    • 6 National
    Championships

    Men's Program

    Year Team Record Regular Season Conf. Finish Conference Tourney Finish NCAA Finish
    2014 20-7 T-1st (9-1) 2nd-Final not played Semifinalist
    2013 27-2 1st (10-0) 1st Runners-Up
    2012 30-0 1st (9-0) 1st Champions
    2011 26-1 1st (9-0) 1st Round of 16
    2010 30-2 1st (9-0) 1st Quarterfinals
    2009 30-1 1st (7-1) 1st Champions
    2008 31-0 1st (8-0) 1st Champions
    2007 27-4 1st (9-0) 1st Quarterfinals
    2006 18-7 1st (6-0) 1st Round of 16
    2005 22-7 T-1st (7-1) 1st Semifinalist
    2004 15-11 T-4th (4-4) 3rd Round of 64
    2003 12-12 5th (5-3) 4th Round of 32
    2002 13-12 T-4th (4-3) 3rd Round of 32
    2001 15-10 4th (5-3) 4th Round of 32
    2000 20-7 1st (8-0) 2nd Quarterfinals
    • 336-83
    Overall record
    • 10 Regular season Titles
    • 109-16 Conference record
    • 9 Postseason conference
    tournament championships
    • 3 National
    Championships

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