FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

June 6, 2017

 

ADAM SPRING NAMED HEAD MEN’S TENNIS COACH AT RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College has named Adam Spring as its new head men’s tennis coach. Spring, who currently serves as RIC’s head women’s tennis coach, will now be in charge of both programs.

 

“I'm excited and honored to be named the head men’s tennis coach at Rhode Island College,” said Spring. “It is my goal to unite both the men's and women's programs and build a strong tennis family and foundation for many competitive years ahead.”

 

As the head women’s coach at RIC, Spring has posted a remarkable 57-20 overall record over the past five campaigns. He has guided the Anchorwomen to two Little East Conference Regular Season Championships (2016, 2015) and was named the LEC Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2013. During his tenure, RIC has appeared in three LEC Tournament Championship matches.

 

 

 

Spring spent 13 years as the head coach for the men’s tennis team at Johnson & Wales, posting a 102-83 mark during his career. The Wildcats captured the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship in 2008 and Spring took the team to four GNAC Tournament Finals during his career at JWU. He was named the GNAC Coach of the Year multiple times at Johnson & Wales.

 

He has been teaching and coaching tennis in Rhode Island since 1991, serving both as a head and an assistant coach.

 

Spring was the head girls’ tennis coach at Smithfield High School for 14 seasons from 1998-12. He guided the Sentinels to the Rhode Island Div. II Championship three times (2011, ’10, ’09), while capturing the Div. III title twice (2007, ’06). Spring also coached at Chariho High School from 1991-94, starting the Chargers first girls’ program and serving as an assistant coach for the boys’ squad.

 

In addition to his coaching duties, Spring has been a teacher at Smithfield High School for the past 20 years.

 

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Island in 1994. Spring earned his master’s degree in teaching from Johnson & Wales in 1997. He resides in Charlestown, Rhode Island.

 

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