|Title:||Head Men's Tennis Coach|
Mike Mullan -- one of the winningest coaches in
college tennis -- is in his 36th season at Swarthmore as head men's
The 1986 NCAA Division III Coach of the Year, Mullan has led the Garnet to 27 appearances at the NCAA Division III National Championships, including three national titles (1981, '85, '90).
Mullan, a two-time Pennsylvania high school singles champion, played #2 singles and #1 doubles at the University of California at Berkeley before playing international tennis. The highlight of his playing days was earning a spot in the U.S. Open. A noted clinician, he has conducted tennis teaching programs in Belgium, Burma, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Indonesia. In his 36 seasons of coaching, Mullan has coached 52 Division III All-Americans.
Coach Mullan holds Ph.Ds in sociology and history, with the latter coming from Temple University in 2010. He also teaches in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Swarthmore.
|Title:||Men's Tennis Assistant Coach|
Josh Schofield has served as the assistant coach at Swarthmore from 2003-06 and 2008-11 and as interim head coach during the 2012 season. In 2004 and 2005, he helped Swarthmore advance to the Round of 16 at the Division III National Team Championships. They finished the 2004 season with a final regional ranking of No. 4 and a national ranking of No. 16. In 2006, Swarthmore advanced to the quarterfinals of the National Team Championships for the first time since 1991; they also achieved a final regional ranking of No. 2, and a national ranking of No. 11. During the 2007 and 2008 seasons, Josh served as an assistant coach at Penn.
Josh is a 2001 graduate of Villanova University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history with a concentration in Russian area studies. He then earned a master’s degree in Russian/Eastern European studies from Florida State University in 2003, followed by a Master of Education in sport and recreation administration from Temple University in 2006. While at Villanova he participated on the Wildcats tennis team, was named a Big-East Academic All-Star from 1999-2001 and was a member of the student athlete advisory council from 1999-2000.
In 2012, Josh captured the USTA National Men's 30 Grass Court Singles Championship.