Tim McLane is in his third season with the USC Upstate tennis program and will serve as the Interim Head Coach for the 2019 season.
Prior to arriving at Upstate, McLane was a men’s tennis assistant coach during the 2014-16 seasons at Mercer. While at Mercer, he was responsible for team practices and conditioning, travel scheduling and serving as tournament director for fall tournaments. Under McLane’s direction, Sam Philp was named the 2015 SoCon Freshman of the Year while Arsav Mohanty and Frernando Guardia earned second team All-SoCon honors in 2015 and 2016, respectively. The Bears were also honored as an ITA All-Academic Team in 2014, 2015 and 2016. McLane also earned his Master of Business Administration in May, 2016.
McLane began his coaching career in August 2009 at St. Stephen’s Tennis Academy where he was in charge of scheduling, coordinating and coaching group and individual practices. McLane was also responsible for facility maintenance.
McLane graduated in 2009 from Monmouth University where he played tennis for four years and earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Information Technology.