For immediate release – 8/24/2012 - #001
Bruce Sibley Hired as Lynchburg College Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach
LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg College athletic department announced Friday the hiring of Bruce Sibley as the head men's and women's tennis coach.
Sibley played collegiately for Lynchburg College his freshman season before transferring to Division I LaSalle University to resume his playing career. He finished third at #2 singles in 2001 at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament, helping the Hornets' to a second-place finish in the team standings. He earned his undergraduate degree in kinesiology from Charleston Southern University.
"We are pleased to bring someone with Bruce's experience and background on board to lead our tennis programs," said Dr. Jack Toms, LC director of athletics. "Having played at Lynchburg, he understands the type of student-athlete we are looking for and the competition in the ODAC and region."
Sibley was the teaching professional and pro shop coordinator at the Radley Run Country Club from 2002-2006 and volunteered as an assistant for the Charleston Southern Tennis Teams from 2006-2008. He most recently re-started the men's tennis program at Young Harris College (GA), serving as its head coach and the head strength and conditioning coach for the institution. Young Harris was ranked as high as 11th nationally by the NJCAA.
"I am excited to be given the opportunity by Dr. Toms to lead the tennis program," said Sibley. "I was very impressed by his passion and the College's support of the athletic department. I am looking forward to building the program into a consistent ODAC contender."