Clarksville, Ark.-Luc Godin has been named Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach at the University of the Ozarks, announced by athletics director Dave De Hart.
Godin, 27, was the assistant men’s and women’s coach at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas, during their 2001-2002 national championship season. Godin, a native of Petit-Rocher, Canada, was named National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIV Coach of the Year for the 2001-2002 season as bestowed upon him by head coach John Peterson. "I strongly believe that the size of the school and the level of education are a great combination to recruit and develop student-athletes," said Godin. "The chance to have your own program is always something an assistant coach looks forward to. I also feel strong about the positive direction that the athletic department is taking and this can only bring success to the tennis program." Godin has been the director of numerous tennis institutions including overseeing the junior development for the North West territories in Canada. Additional director positions include Operations Director at Sandpiper Bay Resort/ATP Training Center in Sandpiper, Florida, Camp Director at Tyler Junior College and Operations Director in the Bahamas and Mexico. "Luc brings a new level of experience and an outstanding recruiting background to our tennis program," said De Hart. "With his tennis background, he brings an instant credibility to our tennis program and his enthusiasm and excitement will be beneficial." Godin graduated from the Tyler Junior College Tennis Program and is USPTA certified P-1. He qualified and played in the under-18 Canadian Nationals. He has played satellites, futures and semi-pro tournaments in Mexico, Canada, United States and the Bahamas.