Princeton Day School is proud to announce that Chris Rosensteel has been named coach of the Varsity Boys Tennis team. Prior to coaching at PDS, Chris worked as a tennis professional at the Princeton Tennis Program in Princeton Junction, NJ. During his tenure at PTP, he coached adult and junior tennis players of all ages and ability levels, with a particular focus on the development of active tournament-playing juniors. Coach Rosentsteel has also pursued a professional career - playing in both ITF and ATP events, yielding an ATP ranking in 2016. Coach Rosensteel has also served as Assistant Coach of both Men's and Women's teams at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) since 2017.
"I am honored to be named the head coach and I am most looking forward to sharing my passion for the game with this longstanding program," Coach Rosensteel stated. "While often considered an individual sport, playing on teams in high school and college have been the most rewarding and impactful experiences I've had on court - and I hope to share those moments with this team. As their coach, I hope to imbue our student athletes with positive values and perspectives, using tennis as a platform for personal development and growth."
Chris is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology and the Peddie School. While at Stevens, he served as team captain and contributed to the program's first ever national ranking and first NCAA tournament selection in doubles. He holds the program's singles season match record and is second on the list of career combined wins. At the Peddie School, along with competing in USTA Middle States Tournaments, he served as team captain and contributed to Peddie's 2009 Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) and New Jersey (NJSIAA Prep A) team titles.
Director of Upper School Athletics Tim Williams stated, "We are exited to welcome Coach Rosensteel to Princeton Day School and are confident that he will have a significant positive impact on our well regarded Varsity Boys Tennis program."