The Cougars enjoy some of the finest tennis facilities in the country. A one million dollar renovation of the outdoor courts in 1995 gave BYU 14 fully lighted courts with full backdrops. The courts are set in banks of two or four for easy viewing.
The four indoor courts have one of the best lighting systems in the country and cushioned chair-back seats for comfortable viewing. The facility has been the training grounds for over 30 All-Americans over the years. The indoor facility plays host to BYU home matches during the winter months and during inclement weather.
Coach Pearce enters his fourteenth year as head coach for the Cougars for the 2017-18 season. Pearce was ranked No. 2 in the U.S. as a junior, was a two-time All-American at UCLA, and had a successful career on the tennis tour that included nine professional titles and a quarter-final appearance at Wimbledon in 1990. Pearce was inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame in November 2006, the Utah Tennis Hall of Fame and the NCAA ITA Collegiate Hall of Fame in the spring of 2009. Pearce was named the MWC Men's Tennis Coach of the Year in both 2010 and 2011, along with Mountain Region Coach of the Year in 2010. In 2011, he was named the Jim Verdieck College Coach of the Year by the Professional Tennis Registry prior to being named the 2013 Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year for the Mountain Region.
BYU has a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning center with nearly 10,000 feet of working space that ranks among the best in the nation. It features 106 stations to accommodate both female and male athletes.
BYU's strength and conditioning staff includes certified athletic trainers, a sports physical therapist, a team physician, team orthopedic surgeons and a wide variety of other medical specialists. The staff has experienced excellent results through its computer-analyzed combination of a strict weight and conditioning program, a carefully planned diet and sufficient rest.
Brigham Young University, the largest private university in the nation, has an outstanding academic reputation and a high commitment to athletics.
BYU has a high commitment to graduation, with a full-time Academic Advisement staff, mentor and tutor programs, and is a member of the NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills Program.
Many of BYU's student athletic competitions are broadcast on BYU Television, which is available in 17 million homes nationwide via Dish Network and DirectTV and on cable in Northern Utah, Arizona and Nevada. The network is expanding throughout the world, gaining viewers in England, Europe, and Latin America.
BYU routinely faces some of the top tennis programs in the country. The Cougars will host for the first time the USTA/ITA Regional Championships, consisting of all the teams from the Mountain West region. With many players returning home from missions, the team is excited for a successful season.
Behind competitive play from a talented roster that included five upperclassmen, BYU men’s tennis closed a successful 2018-19 campaign with a third-place conference finish.
The Cougars finished the season with a 17-6 overall record, 6-3 mark in WCC play, and an undefeated 12-0 record at home. six players earned weekly conference honors throughout the season while four were named to All-WCC teams and three to the All-WCC Academic Team.