CAREER RECORD: 22-13 (.629)
Josh Warren, the winngest (22-13, .629) coach in program history, begins his fourth season as the Husson head women’s tennis coach in 2018-19.
Warren was named the program's inaugural head coach on January 6th, 2015 and has built the program from a start-up to an established NCAA Division III, conference power-level team, which has finished the past two seasons (2016, 2017) as the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Tennis Championship Runner-Up.
In his third season at the helm, Warren guided the Eagles to a 7-5 overall record and a 5-2 mark in NAC play. As the #3 seed the Eagles knocked off the #2 seeded Castleton University, 6-2 to avenged a loss earlier in season to advance to the program’s second consecutive NAC Championship Final. In the championship match, the Eagles fell to #1 seeded Colby-Sawyer College, 5-0, finishing the season as NAC Runner-Up for the second straight season.
Five members of the Husson University women's tennis team received recognition from the NAC by being named to the 2017 All-Conference team. Charlotte Bednarz and Sarah Smith led the way for the Eagles by earning First Team Doubles honors, while Smith and Meridith Blessard were named to the Second Team Singles sqaud and Emma Fontaine landed on the All-Sportsmanship Team.
Off the court, Warren saw four players earn NAC All-Academic Team honors.
2016-17: During the 2016-17 campaign, the Eagles posted a 8-4 overall record, including a 5-2 mark within the league, good enough to qualify for the NEAC East Tournament. As the #3 seed the Eagles knocked off the #2 seeded Johnson State College, 6-3, to avenged a loss earlier in season to advance to the program’s first ever NEAC East Championship Game. In the championship game, the Eagles fell to #1 seeded Colby-Sawyer College, 9-0, finishing the season as the NEAC East Runner-Up in just the program’s second season as a varsity sport. Following the Season, Warren saw five of his players earn All-Conference honors.
2015-16: In the program’s inaugural season of 2015-16, Warren led the Eagles to an overall record of 7-4 to go along with a 5-2 record in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) East Division and their first appearance in the NEAC East Division Championship Tournament to become the first varsity sport in the modern era of Husson Athletics to quaify for their postseason tournament in their inaugural season and the first to post a winning record since women’s volleyball inaugural season of 1976. Warren coached three players to All-Conference honors in 2015-16, including the first NEAC-East Senior Scholar Athlete.
Off the court, Warren saw six players earn NEAC-East All-Academic Team honors and nine players named Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar-Athletes, while the team earn All-ITA Academic team honors.
Before coming to Husson, Warren was an assistant men's and women's coach at Colby College from 2012-14. Before that, he was an assistant men's and women's coach at Ithaca College from 2010-11.
Warren is the founder and developer of Integrated Tennis, which implements both time-honored and modern mind/body techniques combining Western Sport Psychology with Eastern Yoga, to run workshops, presentations, and individual sessions for coaches and athletes looking to take their performance to the next level.
During the summer of 2015, Warren assumed the role as the head tennis professional at Sankaty Golf Club on Nantucket Island, Mass., and directs all aspects of the tennis program. He has spent summers as a tennis professional there since 2009.
Warren is also an instructor at the Armstrong Tennis Center.
Warren earned his PTR professional tennis certification while coaching at the world class Van Der Meer Tennis Academy in Hilton Head Island, S.C., in 2008.
Warren was a four-year letterwinner on the men's tennis team at the University of Southern Maine from 2007-10 where he had a combined singles/doubles record of 71-32 and led the team to its first NCAA Division III National Tournament appearance in 2007. He played in the top singles and doubles spot and captained the team. He was also recognized as Little East Conference Player of the Week multiple times and spent a record-setting five consecutive weeks as Rookie of the Week.
Warren earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Southern Maine in 2010 and a Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences with an emphasis in Sport Psychology from Ithaca College in 2012.
A native of Hermon, Maine, Warren attended Hermon High School.