CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- Harvard men's tennis head coach and assistant coach Davie Fish and Andrew Rueb have been honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association as the Northeast region head coach and assistant coach of the year, respectively. This is the third time Fish has received the award while Rueb is a first-time recipient.
The last time Fish had earned the award was back in 2008 when the team went 17-8 and earned an Ivy League title. Subsequently it was the last time Harvard appeared in the NCAA tournament until this year. Fish was also saddled with the award in 1993 and 1998. This is the first such honor for Andrew Rueb who joined the team in 2007.
Harvard has had tremendous success under head coach Dave fish who has guided the team to 21 of the program's 29 Ivy League titles. Fish's teams also have 22 NCAA tournament appearances to its credit. Rueb has assisted the team to two Ivy League titles (2007-08, 2011-12) and two NCAA tournament appearances.
The coaching staff is coming off the second-best finish in Harvard history as the team went 23-3, winning an Ivy League title and making it to the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Crimson also saw both senior Jon Pearlman and freshman Denis Nguyen earn all-Ivy League accolades.