Women's tennis

Jeff Guthmiller Head Coach

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Jeff Guthmiller is in his 12th overall year as the head coach of the Northwestern College women's tennis team, serving as head of the program from 2000-02 and again taking over upon the program's return to NWC in 2009. 

Family: wife-Renee; children-Sean and Jennifer; daughter-in-law Abby; son-in-law Derek Plegge

Alma Mater (Year): Northwestern College (1990)

Coaching Experience:

2009-present-head coach at NWC

2000-02-head coach at NWC

1992-95-assistant basketball/football coach at MOC-Floyd Valley High School

1991-head men's tennis coach at NWC

Team Accomplishments Under Guthmiller:

GPAC Champion in 2015

NAIA Championship Qualifier in 2015

qualified for postseason play six times

finished in the top five within the conference eight of 11 seasons

Other Coaching Accomplishments

winningest coach in program's history

1 NAIA All-Americans

3 GPAC Player of the Years

11 NAIA Scholar Athletes

5 NAIA Scholar Teams

41 all-conference players

Year-by-Year Results:

Year Overall: Conf Record: Conf. Finish Other
2000 7-9 3-4 4th (NIAC)  
2001 11-6 6-2 2nd (GPAC) Regional Qualifier
2002 10-5 6-2 2nd (GPAC) Regional Qualifier
2009 4-9 3-6 7th (GPAC)  
2010 3-11 3-5 6th (GPAC) lost in GPAC Quarters
2011 7-10 4-4 5th (GPAC) lost in GPAC Quarters
2012 11-11 5-2 3rd (GPAC) lost in GPAC Semi's
2013 7-11 3-4 4th (GPAC) lost in GPAC Semi's
2014 8-8 5-2 T2nd (GPAC) lost in GPAC Semi's
2015 13-7 5-2 3rd in GPAC GPAC Champions; NAIA Qualifier
2016 4-13 2-6  T6th in GPAC  
  85-100 45-39