Head Men's Tennis Coach
Jim Poling begins his 14th season at the helm of the Army men's tennis program. Poling, a five-time Patriot League Coach of the Year, earned his 200th career win at Army in 2015 and has an 426-295 mark through 29 years of coaching. He became the program’s all-time winningest coach on April 12, 2014. In 13 years at the Academy, Poling has mentored five Patriot League Players of the Year and four Rookie of the Year honorees. Poling arrived at the Academy with 16 years of head coaching experience at the collegiate level, serving highly successful terms at Rollins (1993-2002), the University of Tulsa (1985-88), the University of South Alabama (1980-83) and Mississippi State University (1979-80).
Associate Head Coach
Randy Rowley enters his seventh season at West Point. After three seasons as an assistant coach, Rowley was promoted to associate head coach prior to the 2013-14 season. Prior to coming to the academy, Rowley coached and traveled with nationally ranked junior players in the United States and Europe. Before returning to coaching and traveling with juniors, Rowley spent seven years coaching at the University of Southern Mississippi, turning a 3-21 program into a team that became the winningest in school history. Rowley's team achieved USM's first national team ranking, recorded the most wins in a single season and finished third in the Conference USA Tennis Championships. While coaching the Golden Eagles, Rowley split his time traveling and coaching on the WTA tour and ITF women's tour, spending two months helping conduct a preseason training camp and coaching at the 2007 Australian Open Grand Slam, the 2007 Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts, the 2007 Pacific Life Open, and the 2007 United States Open Grand Slam.