|Head Coach Scott Nesbit|
|24th Season in 2012-13|
|Hometown: Edina, Minn.|
|Alma Mater: UW-Eau Claire|
|Office Phone: 507-786-3812|
|THE NESBIT FILE
1989: Hired at St. Olaf.
1990-1992: Women's team qualified for NCAA Division III Championships (highest finish 8th)... Danielle Niska competed in NCAA Division III Championships twice, reaching the round of 16 in 1991.
1992: Men's team starters consisted of all seniors, Jeff Erickson qualified for NCAA Division III Championships.
1994:Kaelie Rivers in singles and Krista Miller in doubles qualified for nationals. Kaelie reacehd the quarterfinals making her an All-American.
1998-1999: John Campbell qualified for fall antionals and finished fifth.
2008: Mens's amd women's team finished as MIAC play-offs runner ups.
2010: Kaelie Rivers first woman tennis player inducted into the St. Olaf Hall of Fame; mens and women's team ITA (Intercollegiate Athletic Assosciation) All-Academic teams. Women had a 3.96 team year average GPA and men 3.61; Abby Ho first St. Olaf woman recipient of the Dave Hauck Award for academics, athletics, and extra curricular activities.
Prior to his time at St. Olaf, Nesbit and his wife lived in the Chicago area. He was the women's tennis coach at Wheaton College and the men's coach at North Central College. Scott received a Master's degree in Physical Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was the assistant women's coach at UIC for two years when he was a graduate student. In addition, Nesbit taught at various tennis clubs as a USPTA (United States Professional Teacher's Association) tennis teaching professional. He taught at DuPage Racquet Club, Hinsdale Racquet Club, Oakbrook Tennis Club and Butterfield Country Club.
Before the five years that the Nesbits were in Chicago, Scott was a History teacher and tennis and soccer coach at the secondary school level for four years.
Nesbit did his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He graduated in 1979 in History (secondary education) and had a coaching minor. While at UWEC, Scott played four years on the tennis team. He was selected to the NAIA Academic All-American team in 1978. He was also chosen as UWEC's Scholar Athlete of the Year. As of September 24th, 2011, Nesbit will be inducted into the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Nesbit attended Edina East High School in Minnesota. He was a member of two Minnesota state tennis championship teams (1973, 1975). Along with his partner, Billy Arnold, he won the Minnesota state doubles championship in 1975.
Nesbit has also played in USTA (United States Tennis Association) tournaments and leagues for approximately forty years. He has been ranked in the junior and adult age groups. Currently he plays on a USTA 50-year-and-over adult summer league. His teams have qualified for national competition three times.
Scott is married to Elaine and has two daughters, Kate and Stina, both of which are students at St. Olaf.
|The Ole Women Under Scott Nesbit|
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