In the history of college tennis, some of the most decorated coaches have represented their institutions in a highly successful way. Not only have they transformed the lives of their students-athletes, they also coached their teams to victory.

Matt Turk, CSUN Athletics, dove into the dual match records to find the top women’s tennis coaches of each division.

The following coaches were named to the All-Time Winningest Coaches list in Division III Women’s Tennis. To be selected, the coach had to have at least 10 years of head coaching experience at an NCAA school, and it includes all victories as a coach at a four year institution.

Below are the top 10 Division III Women coaches. See everyone who made the Top 50 list.

The ITA is excited to provide all-time coaching records. If you feel there is an omission or correction that needs to be made please contact Caroline Huey.

10. Cathy Jacobs

Institution(s): Grove City College
Win Percentage: 77.5%
W-L Record: 138-40
Tenure: 1991-2003 & 2005-2007

9. Scott Wills

Institution(s): Ohio Northern University
Win Percentage: 78.9%
W-L Record: 381-102
Tenure: 2001-Current

8. Jackie Bagwell

Institution(s): Amherst College
Win Percentage: 79%
W-L Record: 433-115
Tenure: 1991-Current

7. Pat Flanagan

Institution(s): Loras College
Win Percentage: 79.3%
W-L Record: 149-39
Tenure: 1981-1989 & 1993-1997

6. Jim Holt

Institution(s): Gwynedd Mercy University
Win Percentage: 79.6%
W-L Record: 240-61
Tenure: 2002-Current

5. Amy Bryant

Emory University women's tennis team

Institution(s): Emory University
Win Percentage: 79.8%
W-L Record: 408-103
Tenure: 1999-Current

4. Gayle Currie

Institution(s): Guilford University
Win Percentage: 79.9%
W-L Record: 222-56
Tenure: 1979-1993

3. Lorraine Brady

Institution(s): Mount Saint Mary’s College
Win Percentage: 81.2%
W-L Record: 130-30
Tenure: 2002-2012

2. Scott Dichnek

Institution(s): The College of New Jersey
Win Percentage: 84%
W-L Record: 274-72
Tenure: 2000-Current

1. Cinda Rankin

Institution(s): Washington and Lee University
Win Percentage: 87%
W-L Record: 382-57
Tenure: 1989-2007

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