COLLEGE STATION -- Former Texas A&M men’s tennis player Marcel Vos has been named head coach of the New Zealand Women’s Fed Cup Tennis Team.
Vos, originally from the Netherlands, played for the Aggies from 1984-87 and still ranks eighth all-time in career singles victories (68) and 17th all-time in career doubles victories (54). He also ranks 10th all-time in the school record books with a .692 winning percentage at No. 1 singles in 1987.
Now a professional coach and former ATP Tour player, Vos brings 25 years of international experience to his new role with the Kiwi Fed Cup Team. He currently assists in the coaching of New Zealand’s No. 1 player Marina Erakovic as well as Michiel Schapers. Vos has produced national champions in three different continents. For the past 18 years he has travelled, coached and managed WTA, ATP and ITF Tour players, plus world-ranked juniors to all major Grand Slam events.
The Fed Cup is the world’s premier team competition in women’s tennis, launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the International Tennis Federation. More than 100 nations now compete annually for the Fed Cup.