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Robert James Kleinecke – Resume


Head Women’s Tennis Coach 1985 – 2011
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
• First Full-time Head Women’s Tennis Coach at Texas A&M
• Called the “winningest coach in school history”
• Responsible for all aspects of the program for the past 26 years including
Recruiting, Training, Coaching, Promoting, Academic Monitoring, NCAA Compliance, Budgeting, Scheduling, Travel Arrangements, Media and Fan Relations, Fund Raising, Purchasing and more
• Hands-on Creation, Implementation and Administration of Summer Tennis Camps for 30 years, instructing thousands of students ages 8-18. Developed Computer Program for administration; Created Video “Chalk Talks”; Consistently “sold-out” camps and had extensive waiting lists.

Team Achievements
• 12 consecutive & 17 overall NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship Appearances
• 3 Appearances in the NCAA Sweet 16
• 417 career victories
• 19 top 3 finishes in the Big 12 and Southwest Conferences including 3 team titles
• .738 conference winning percentage
• World Team Tennis Collegiate National Champions, 1999
• ITA National Attendance Records 2008-2011

Player Highlights
• 4 All Americans
• 58 individual conference champions
• 75 all conference singles and doubles citations
• 22 NCAA individual qualifiers, including a 2010 first-ever A&M freshman qualifier
• One of the highest national graduation rates among all sports

Coaching Honors
• 2011 TTCA Hall of Fame Inductee
• 2008 USTA/ITA Community Outreach Award – SW Region
• 2006 West Texas A&M Hall of Champions Inductee
• 2003, 2004 Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year
• 2002 Wilson / ITA Coach of the Year SW Region
• 1996, 1986 Wilson / TCCA Coach of the Year
• 1986 Southwest Conference Coach of the Year

Coaching Philosophy:
“A team of individuals isn’t going to be successful on a national scale or even at the conference level. Being able to rally together is the key to a team’s success.”

Intercollegiate Tennis Association

Texas Regional Committee numerous terms
National Operating Cmte, numerous terms
Director of Texas Region ITA Summer Circuits

NCAA Regional Committee
numerous terms

David Kent, Retired Division I Tennis Coach
2619 Rustling Oaks
Bryan, TX 77802

Roland Ingram, Sr
Former Women’s Coach, Texas Christian Universtiy
6572 Winifred
Ft. Worth, TX 76133

Tony Minnis
Head Women’s Tennis Coach,
Louisiana State University

(Others available upon request)


Head High School Tennis Coach/Math Teacher 1978 – 1985; 2011

2011-Present Willis High School, Willis, TX; Record: 6-6

1981-1985: Bryan High School, Bryan, TX; Record: 76-21
Ranked in the Top 20 in Texas 81-84.
Boys District Champions: 81-82, 82-83, and 83-84.
Girls District Champions: 81-82, and 82-83.

1979-1981: Amarillo High School, Amarillo, TX; Record: 35-12
Ranked in the Top 20 in Texas 79-80.
Boys & Girls District Champions: 79-80.

1978-1979: Corsicana High School, Corsicana, TX; Record: 15-11

Vice President, Texas Tennis Coaches Association 1983 – 1985

Tournament Director
Created and Directed numerous high school and USTA tournaments.

Playing Experience:

West Texas A&M
Varsity Scholarship Athlete
Co-Captain 1978

Invited to NCAA
Indoor & Outdoor
Doubles Championships

1975, 77, 78
Missouri Valley Conference
Singles Champion

1975, 76
Missouri Valley Conference
Doubles Champion

High School
National Record
Four Straight TCIL State
Doubles Titles 1971-74

149-7 Doubles Record
78 Tournament Victories

Varsity Co-Captain 1974


Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education 1978
West Texas State University (now West Texas A&M University), Canyon, Texas
GPA 3.32/4.0- Teaching Fields are Math, Physical Education, and Health.

O’Connell High School Diploma, Galveston, Texas 1974

• Outstanding Young Man of the Year by the Jaycees, 1984.
• Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame Coach of the Year, 1981
• Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1978
• Alpha Chi National Honor Society, 1978

Excellent Health, Married for 34 years; Three Children and Four Grandchildren