Jim Schwitters was the winningest coach in NCAA tennis history.

He served as tennis coach for the University of Hawai’i from 1965 to 2003.

Schwitters began his 38-year coaching legacy at UH as an assistant in 1964 and the following year became head coach of the men’s team. In 1965-66 he took over the women’s team as well.

In his career, his teams won 1,326 matches, the most ever for a college tennis coach.

In 2004 he was inducted as a member of the U.S. Professional Tennis Association Hall of Fame.

He was Hawai’i’s Player of the Decade in the 1970’s and has won more than 350 titles.

BORN 1928

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