Reven Stephens is in his first year with the Golden Gopher men's tennis program. Stephens served as the facility operations manager at the Baseline Tennis Center from 2006 to 2012 before he was named the Junior Development Tennis program manager at Lifetime Fitness in 2012.
Prior to his time in facility operations, Stephens was an assistant coach throughout high school and collegiate levels. Serving as an assistant coach for the Minnesota women's tennis team in the fall of 2007, Stephens was also the assistant women's tennis coach at the College of St. Catherine from 2005-07. On the men's side, Stephens was the head coach of Breck High School from 2008-11. In that span, Stephens led Breck to two Minnesota state championships in 2009 and 2011. As a Breck tennis player himself, Stephens was the No. 1 ranked player in 16s and 18s USTA Northern Section divisions. While at Breck, Stephens was a part of three state championship teams and earned an individual title in 1998. He went on to play collegiately at Kentucky and Minnesota and in the 2004 ITF Futures tournament.
Stephens was born in British Columbia but called Orono, Minn., his hometown. He was a 2003 graduate of the University of Minnesota. He currently resides in Minneapolis with his wife Katherine and his sons Winfield and Caelin.
Corwin & Spec Head to ITA All-Americans
University of Minnesota juniors Felix Corwin and Matic Spec will be traveling to Tulsa, Okla. this weekend for the ITA Men's All-American Championships.
Coach Young Announces 2016-17 Schedule
Head coach Geoff Young announced the 2016-17 schedule today. The Gophers will host one tournament and 11 home matches at Baseline Tennis Center this year.
Summer Update: Levin and Sprinkel
Gophsports.com caught up with Justyn Levin and Jesse Sprinkel on what they have been doing this summer.