Doug  Matthews

Doug Matthews

Interim Head Coach

Alma Mater:
Xavier '09


Musketeers Pull Out A Win Over Toledo

Sophomore Jeremy Schneider Wins Match for Xavier in Close Third Set.


Women's Tennis Tops EKU On The Road

The victory moves the Musketeers to 2-0 on the season.


Women's Tennis Serves Up First Matches of Spring Season

The women will play one home and one away match this weekend.


Men's Tennis Set to Begin 2015 Spring Season In Columbus

Men's Tennis Travels to Columbus, Ohio to Challenge Nationally Ranked Ohio State.


John Allare Joins Xavier Tennis Coaching Staff

Former Michigan State Spartan Also Served as Tennis Pro at Harpers' Point


Doug Matthews

Doug Matthews is a former standout tennis player turned assistant coach. Matthews still plays as well and recently brought home his ninth and 10th Cincinnati Met tennis tournament titles.


Xavier Falls To George Washington

Xavier lost in the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Championship final match to George Washington, 4-3.


Xavier vs. Wright State Highlights

The Musketeers faced local foe Wright State at the Mercy Healthplex in Fairfield on Wednesday afternoon.

Xavier University Athletic Director Greg Christopher named Doug Matthews as interim head coach. Matthews, a Xavier tennis standout from 2005-09, has spent the last four years as the Musketeers' assistant coach. He previously spent the 2009-10 season working with the Musketeers in a volunteer capacity. He also served as the staff professional at the Club at Harpers' Point.

Matthews was a member of the Xavier men's tennis team from 2005-09, leading Xavier to back-to-back Atlantic 10 Conference championships in his junior and senior years and the first-ever men's tennis team appearances in the NCAA Tournament in 2008 and 2009. While at XU he compiled a 75-47 career singles record, which ranks fourth all-time at Xavier. In doubles, he ranks third all-time with a 75-52 career record and he is second all-time at Xavier in total wins with a 150-99 career record.

The long list of accomplishments Matthews earned as a student-athlete while at Xavier include being named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference team four consecutive years, earning an Atlantic 10's Rookie of the Year award in 2006, and being named the Atlantic 10's Most Outstanding Performer in 2008 and 2009. Additionally, Matthews earned Xavier's Rev. Paul O'Connor Award, given annually to the university's male student-athlete that represents the ideal of the school based on academic and athletic excellence.

Matthews, a Maineville, Ohio native, was a two-sport star at Kings High School. He played No. 2 singles for the 2005 Ohio State Champion Kings squad, which finished the season with a 21-0 record and he also claimed 2004 Ohio State Doubles Championship along with numerous awards. Matthews and his wife Kara, also a former Xavier tennis standout, have a daughter, Kinsley.