Elevated to lead the program after 11 years at Harvard, Andrew Rueb '95 was named The Scott Mead '77 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Tennis in August, 2018.
Rueb has helped guide the Crimson to 192 victories as the program's assistant coach and associate head coach, including six NCAA tournament appearances and four Ivy League Championships. Recognized for excellence in the field, Rueb has twice been honored as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Assistant Coach of the Year.
Rueb was also a standout player at Harvard, where he was a two-time Ivy League Player of the Year and the team's captain as a senior. He is one of only three Harvard alumni to earn the award twice, and six players total in the league's history to garner the award twice. He was a four-time first-team All-Ivy recipient, twice in singles and twice in doubles.
Rueb received the prestigious John Reardon Award for Harvard's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 1995, and in the spring of 2013, he was inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame.
As an assistant coach, Rueb embraced the philosophy of academic-athletic integration. He has served as a proctor, academic advisor and teaching fellow at Harvard. Rueb leads tours to help coaches familiarize themselves with Harvard, and he started 'Back to School Week,' when coaches attend classes with their student-athletes. Rueb also serves on Harvard's coach development committee.
Rueb was elected to represent the Northeast Region on the ITA Division I Operating Committee. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Harvard in psychology, and went on to receive Master's degrees from both Harvard Divinity School and Boston University in religion and literature.