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  Graeme Cox
Graeme Cox

Player Profile
Position:
Volunteer Assistant

Experience:
12th season

Graeme Cox, a former player at Utah, returns to the men's tennis coaching staff as a volunteer assistant. This will be his 11th season with the Utes. During his 10 year stint as assistant coach, he was named the 2006-07 Mountain Region coach of the year by ITA. Cox also rejoined the Ute tennis staff for the 2001 season after coaching previously during the 1994-95 through the 1997-98 seasons.

While competing at Utah, Cox proved to be a talented player and was team captain in 1993. Cox played on the 1990 and `91 NCAA Indoor Championship teams, and was a member of the 1990 NCAA Tournament team and the 1990 WAC championship team. He achieved a singles record of 70-32 and a doubles mark of 64-33 while competing for the Utes. He was an all-WAC Academic Award recipient for three years and won the 1992 ITCA Region VII Sportsmanship Award.

Before Cox came to Utah, he had a successful tennis career in Australia. He was a top ranked junior player in Western Australia for all age groups. Cox also reached the quarterfinals of the 18-and-under singles and the semifinals of the 16-and-under doubles at the Australian Championships.

Cox spent three seasons coaching for the Lake Oswego High School girls' tennis team in Oregon, compiling a 38-7 overall record from 1999-2001. His team had three consecutive second place district finishes, and a third and fifth place finish at the state tournament.

Cox graduated from Utah in 1993 with a B.A. in history. In 1995, he earned a master's degree in history. He enjoys snowboarding, reading, and golf in his spare time. His wife, Gina, is a physician with the Foothill Family Clinic. The couple has one son, Rufus.

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