The SMU men's tennis team has hired former UCLA standout Tobias Clemens, to be an assistant coach, the program announced Monday. During his time as a Bruin, he notched the most wins at the number one singles position in UCLA's history with 119.
Clemens is a three-time All-American and was named Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year in 2003. Tobias is an ATP Division 1 Member, where he has ranked as high as No. 191 in the world, in 2006. As a student.
Clemens graduated in 4 years from UCLA with a degree in Business/Economics in 2004, and was an Academic All-American his senior year.
"We're really excited to add Tobias to our staff," head coach Carl Neufeld said. "Combining him with Ignacio [Hirigoyen], we have two assistants that have had shown excellence in both athletics and academics. They have each ranked in the top 200 in the ATP during their professional playing days, and been named All-Americans during their college playing days for their performances in the classroom and on the court.