19 top-three league team finishes in past 34 years
Ryun Ferrell was named the Central head men's and women's tennis coach in 2014.
In his second season at the hel, Ferrell propelled the womenâ€™s team to its first top-three league finishe since 2009. The Dutch women have posted eleven dual wins each season in both 2014-15 and 2015-16. He aslso coached a pair of all-league picks in both seasons.
Ferrell was the women’s tennis coach at Drake from 1999-2006 and served as the women’s coach at Northern Illinois from 2006-2014
Under Ferrell, Drake captured the Missouri Valley crown and an NCAA tourney berth in 2000, and a share of the league title in 2005. He posted an 81-76 dual meet record, including a 51-19 (.728) mark in conference matches. Seven Drake players earned all-league recognition during his tenure. He also served as a teaching professional at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club as well as the Wakonda Club.
At Northern Illinois, Ferrell faced a rebuilding job. His teams posted a 57-104 (.354) record in eight seasons, giving him an overall mark of 138-180 over 15 years. But his squad posted a 14-10 mark in 2012-13, the Huskies’ highest win total in 16 years
A graduate of Baker University (Kan.), where he was a member of two conference championship squads, Ferrell earned a master’s degree at Wichita State University (Kan.). He spent 1995-96 as a volunteer assistant at the University of Kansas before gaining Division III experience in 1996-97 as assistant men’s and women’s tennis coach at the College of New Jersey, where he helped the squad take a New Jersey Athletic Conference title. He was also a teaching professional at the Princeton Racquet Club. He was an assistant at Wichita State University from 1997-99 and taught at the Wichita Racquet Club.
From 2009-2014, Ferrell served as director of the adidas Tennis Camp in DeKalb, Illinois, and led the Northern Illinois camps and clinics since 2007.
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Peter Greteman joined the Central tennis staff as an assistant coach in the summer of 2016.
Greteman graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2013 after a four-year career with the Mavericks, serving as a team captain during his senior year. Primarily a doubles player, he achieved a 5-9 doubles record as a junior including a 4-6 mark at the No. 1 spot.
Since 2013, Greteman had been an accountant with CFO Systems in Omaha. He previously was a tennis instructor for the City of Omaha at the Hanscom Tennis Center from 2011-13 while in college.
Greteman will also serve as the athletic department equipment manager in addition to his role with the men’s and women’s tennis programs.