Jared Burnham is a former team captain and All-Big West player at Utah State, Burnham graduated from the Logan, Utah, school in 2000. While working as a tennis instructor at U.S. Tennis Association National Junior Tennis Camps from 2000-03, he served as assistant women’s tennis coach at Boise State. He became that school’s assistant men’s tennis coach in 2003, a position he held until he became Weber State’s head coach a year later. At WSU, he led the Wildcats to upper-division finishes in the Big Sky for the last five straight years. Burnham compiled a 71-113 overall record in his eight seasons as WSU's head coach, 29-30 in Big Sky play, but Weber was 26-14 in league play in Burnham's final five seasons in Ogden. While at Weber State Burnham produced nationally-ranked players, was involved in fund-raising and facilities enhancement projects, and produced teams that achieved at a high level academically. After earning Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year honors in 2013, Jared Burnham is in his fifth season as Montana State's head men's tennis coach and Director of the Bobcat-Anderson Tennis Center. Burnham led the Bobcats to a share of the Big Sky regular season championship for the first time since 2006 in his first season at MSU. The Cats posted a 13-8 record, the team's best since 2005, and finished 9-1 in Big Sky play.
Kyle Wilson is an Elite Level USPTA Certified Professional. He has been certified for over 12 years and part of the Bobcat Tennis Center since 2007. He grew up in Denver, Colorado until he moved here at the age of 7. He was a black belt in Taekwondo by the age of 12, but shortly switched his passion to tennis full-time. He played competitive junior tennis in the Intermountain Section growing up, as well as varsity tennis for the Bozeman Hawks all four years of high school.
He went on to play Division I college tennis for the University of Montana in 2001. Kyle finished graduating from Montana State University in 2006. Right after he graduated, he began teaching at Riverside Country Club for three seasons as the Assistant Tennis Pro. During this time, he also taught indoors at Montana State during the winter season and continues to run our Junior Bobcat tennis programs.
In 2009, he coached a Women's 3.0 team to 2nd in the Nation in the USTA league. He has served on the USTA Montana Board as a representative for the Bozeman area and on the Intermountain Junior Competition committee. He has a love for the game that shows and is extremely happy to be part of the Bobcat Tennis Center.
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Dave Luebbe has been teaching tennis to all ages of kids and adults for over 30 years. He grew up in Minnesota and played competitively in high school and college. He traveled around the country with John Gardiner Tennis Clinics for 8 years and was Tennis Director at Teton Pines Country Club in Jackson, Wyoming for 21 years. He is now the Racquet Sports Director at the Riverside Country Club in Bozeman and feels very fortunate to be able to contribute to the MSU tennis program. Welcome to Dave!
Kyle McDonald has one of the most decorated college tennis careers in the history of Montana State Tennis. Coming to MSU from Casper, WY where Kyle was the #1 player in the Intermountain Section as a junior, he was in the line up all 4 years working his way up from 5 to 1. Kyle’s accolades include 2 Big Sky Conference Championships, 3 years on the Big Sky AllConference Team, Most Valuable Player his senior year, 5 time Big Sky Player of the Week and Kyle is also #4 on the top ten list of players with the most wins in the history of Bobcat Tennis. He began teaching at the Nike tennis camps 7 years ago and has also worked at the Harvest House in Boulder, CO and the Glacier Tennis Club in Kalispell, MT. Kyle is a USPTA certified tennis instructor and also is on the USPTA Intermountain nominating committee. Kyle majored in Health and Human Development at MSU. He also still competes in many tournaments and events.