DeLand, Fla. - Stetson University Director of Tennis Pierre Pilote is proud to announce the addition of Chastity Bradley and Tatum Klingbeil to his coaching staff for the 2011-12 season. For both the men's and women's tennis programs, Bradley will serve as Associate Head Coach and Klingbeil as Volunteer Assistant Coach.
Bradley comes to Stetson from Atlantic Sun Conference rival North Florida, where she spent the 2010-11 season as interim head coach of the women's tennis team. Bradley led the Ospreys to a 15-7 overall record and 8-2 A-Sun record, good for second place in the league standings; UNF reached the A-Sun Tournament championship match for the second year in a row. Under her leadership this past season, the Ospreys produced two First Team All-Atlantic Sun selections, three Second Team picks and an All-Freshman Team honoree as well as two All-Tournament Team picks and an A-Sun Presidential Scholar-Athlete. The UNF women's tennis team received an NCAA Academic Progress Rating Public Recognition Award this past spring as well.
A 1996 graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Business Management, Bradley enjoyed a successful playing career for the Wolfpack and was the team captain her senior year. She helped lead N.C. State to a #41 final ITA ranking in 1994-95 and ranks in the top 10 in school history for doubles wins and doubles winning percentage. Chastity and her husband Rob, the assistant men's golf coach at UNF, have two children: Cole (12) and Wesley Jane (8).
Klingbeil has coached tennis at the club, high school and college levels and has consistently demonstrated excellence in management, operations and marketing for the last decade. A Gustavus Adolphus College '99 alumna with a Master's from Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2002, she has coached tennis at several high schools in her native Minnesota as well as one year as head men's and women's tennis coach at Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Leaving the coaching world behind for first the public and then the private sector, Klingbeil moved on to positions with Milwaukee Public Schools and several athletic clubs, working her way up to General Manager of Westside Tennis and Fitness in Houston, Texas in 2006. Since 2007, she has been Contracts and Compliance Administrator/HIPAA Privacy Officer at Access Mediquip LLC in Houston and most recently Lake Mary, Fla.
The 2011-12 season will mark the first in the re-organized structure of Stetson Tennis with longtime men's head coach Pilote taking over as Director of Tennis while Bradley and Klingbeil become the first Associate Head Coach and Volunteer Assistant Coach in the two programs' histories.