Sanchez-Quintanar Names Tucker Clary Assistant Coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Women’s tennis head coach Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar has named former Texas Tech women’s tennis volunteer assistant, Tucker Clary, as her new assistant coach.

“I’m so glad to announce the addition of Tucker to our team,” said Sanchez-Quintanar. “He has worked really hard during the last few years to get an opportunity like this. He has earned it and deserves it. His energy is contagious and I know the girls are going to love to working with him. I can’t wait to have Tucker and his family in town. They are going to love Fayetteville and the Razorback family”

Clary comes to Fayetteville having spent a year with the women’s tennis program at Texas Tech as a volunteer assistant coach, helping lead the Red Raiders to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and its first win in the tournament since 2018. The Red Raiders ended their season with a 16-9 record and a third-place finish in the Big 12. This fall, the Red Raiders have

Clary has made previous stops at the University of Saint Katherine as an assistant coach with the men’s and women’s tennis programs. The women’s tennis program became the first program at USK to win a Conference Championship in the NAIA era in only their third season.

During his four-year career as a player at Bethany College, Clary was a four-time Fall Conference Individual Champion. In 2014, Clary was a KCAC Conference Champion, a quarterfinalist in the NAIA National Championship and a three-time NAIA National Tournament qualifier. Tucker has experience coaching high level athletes, spending a season with his alma mater in 2015, as well as 2 years as a Tennis Pro at Genesis Health Clubs High Performance Academy in Wichita, where he taught private lessons and helped produce a number of NCAA Division I athletes.  Most recently, he held the head coaching job at Francis Parker School in San Diego, running both the varsity and junior varsity programs for the Lancers.

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