WICHITA, Kan.- Head men's tennis coach Brad Louderback announced the addition of former Arkansas standout Matt Hogan to his coaching staff today.
The Canberra, Australia native spent four years competing for the Razorbacks, playing in the number one doubles position and number two singles position for much of his career. He also spent most of his career in the ITA rankings in both singles and doubles, reaching the finals of the ITA Indoor All-American tournament during his sophomore season.
Hogan also spent time on the ATP World Tour, earning a high ranking of 959.
"Matt has a great attitude with everything he does. He has enjoyed success on the professional tour and had an outstanding collegiate career at Arkansas, a program I have much respect for," said Louderback. "He brings a wealth of things to our program and I can tell he is excited to start working out the players and is focused on growing as a collegiate coach."
Hogan has a fond memory of Wichita, as it was where he played his first collegiate match as a freshman at Arkansas.
"We played Wichita State every year I was at Arkansas and it was always memorable for me," said Hogan. "When I had the opportunity to come here I thought it was fantastic because I always had a good experience with the tennis program at Wichita State."
Louderback remembers Hogan as a Razorback and is excited to have him join his coaching staff.
"Matt has that tenacity when he plays and also shows confidence and common sense that makes me believe he has all of the qualities to become an outstanding coach," he said. "I know the team is excited to have Matt a part of our program."
Hogan graduated from Arkansas in 2012 with a degree in communications and has spent a lot of time coaching junior tennis players in Australia.