MARS HILL, N.C. – Bill Kreger was named the new Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Mars Hill University in July of 2016.
Bill Kreger comes to Mars Hill with more than 20 years of experience in tennis. A California native, Bill has earned an MS Degree in Physical Education from the University of Nevada-Reno and PhD in Sports Administration from the University of New Mexico. His background also includes certifications with the United States Professional Tennis Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, Pat Etcheberry’s Tennis/Fitness, and NIRSA as a Recreational Sports Specialist.
Bill has also served a number of years coaching tennis at the university level. He was the assistant men's tennis coach at the University of New Mexico for two years. During his tenure at New Mexico, the team was ranked in the top 25 in the nation and boasted two All-American players. He also served as head men's tennis coach for the Athletes in Action collegiate touring team and boy's tennis coach at Del Norte High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Among his credits as a club tennis professional, Kreger formerly served as the tennis director and fitness director at private clubs in Virginia, California, and South Carolina.
He has been a life-long learner and spent significant time working with juniors of all ages and abilities. He is very dedicated to building character as it relates to the athletic journey in players.