St. Andrew’s is excited to announce the hiring of Lainy Hanson as Head Varsity Tennis Coach. Additionally, Hanson will serve as the tennis program coordinator for grades 7 through 12. She takes over the program from Michelle King, who led the program for the past two seasons.
A former NCAA Division I athlete, Hanson suited up for Texas State University, serving as two-time team captain. For her academic efforts she was bestowed the honor of graduating Magna Cum Laude along with multiple appearances on the coveted Dean’s List.
A certified personal trainer, Hanson is the former Director of Strength and Conditioning at the MAC360 Tennis Academy. In addition she serves as a tennis professional at Lost Creek Country Club, and coach at Orangetheory Fitness.
“Lainy Hanson is truly a versatile athlete and coach, and are so lucky to have her as a member of the Highlanders coaching staff,” Athletic Director Jeff McCrary said. “Her experience both as a player, tennis professional, and strength trainer, will allow our student-athletes to receive improvements and encouragement from multiple angles.”
On her appointment Hanson shared that, "I am thrilled to be a part of the St. Andrew’s School athletic family and am looking forward to working with our tennis student-athletes in a few short weeks.”