Head Coach Stephan Zweifel
Stephan Zweifel, four-time MIAC Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year (2002, 2003, 2004, and 2008), joined the tennis coaching staff shortly after arriving at Carleton in 1991 and has served as head coach since 1997. He has guided the Knights to two of the three NCAA Championship appearances in school history (2004 and 2010). In 2010, he was named the Central Region Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and he was one of four finalists for National Coach of the Year. Since the 2001-02 campaign, Zweifel has posted a 209-60 record (.777). The Knights have totaled 20+ wins in six of the last eight seasons.
A professor in the biology department at Carleton, Zweifel earned a B.S. in Biology from the University of California–Davis, and a Ph.D. in molecular genetics from the University of Washington in Seattle.
Assistant Coach Zach Pruitt ‘00
The 2012-13 season will be Zach Pruitt's 12th as assistant coach and recruiting liaison for the Carleton men's tennis program. A two-time Wisconsin state doubles champion and all-state selection, Pruitt was captain and played #1 singles for the Knights as a senior. In 2000, he received the MIAC’s Arthur Ashe Award, given to a player who combines tennis and academic excellence with sportsmanship and humanitarian concern. Pruitt earned his B.A. in political science from Carleton in 2000 and his M.A. from the University of Chicago in 2006. In addition to his tennis duties, Pruitt is the executive director of the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative, a local non-profit youth organization.