Kara Matthews is in her fourth season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Musketeers, first joining the team for the 2011-12 season.
Matthews, formerly Kara Courtney, was a member of the women's tennis team 2005 to 2009. As a player, Mathews ranks sixth all-time at XU in singles wins and fifth in all-time overall wins. Matthews earned numerous awards including two ITA Scholar Athlete awards, numerous Atlantic 10 Commissioners Honor Roll selections, and Second Team All-Conference awards.
Matthews was married to her husband Doug, Xavier tennis assistant coach, in 2012, and welcomed their daughter Kinsley into the family on Dec. 4, 2012.