Phil Chamberlain steps in as head tennis coach upon the retirement of Head Coach Bill Taylor. Chamberlain has been head coach at Hutchison and an MUS varsity coach for 12 years. He has served as director of the school’s Dunavant-Wellford Tennis Center since 2008. During his playing career, he won the Australian National Team Championships as a junior and played No. 1 singles and doubles for the University of Memphis from 1973-76, while achieving a Bachelor of Science in human movement and biology.
Chamberlain served as the tennis director of the Racquet Club of Memphis for 30 years, coaching three players to the No. 1 ranking in the nation and 152 players to Division I scholarships. He served as assistant tournament director of the Regions Morgan Keegan pro tournament for 20 years, and director for three years, and he was head coach of the University of Memphis men’s tennis team from 1999 to 2005. He has been inducted into the Tennessee Tennis Hall of Fame, Memphis Open Hall of Fame, Memphis City Amateur Hall of Fame, and University of Memphis Hall of Fame.