Spencer Jones is a member of our High Performance coaching staff. Jones brings enthusiasm, leadership and extensive experience to add to ICT’s already strong team of coaches. Jones’ professional coaching experience began at InnerCity Tennis, where he served as a tennis instructor for 5 years from 2006-2011. He served as High Performance Coordinator at Lifetime Bloomington-South for 8 years and as Head Coach of Lakeville South High School boys team for 3 years. His coaching experience also includes leading 17 USTA Junior Team Tennis teams to win their Sectional Championship titles and coaching 1 JTT team to win the 2018 18U Intermediate National Championships.
Jones’ experience also includes serving as Tournament Director of the Bill Van Lieshout Tennis Classic in Oshkosh, WI, which has raised over $100,000 for public tennis courts in Oshkosh since 2011. A top singles and doubles player for the Hamline Pipers in the 1990s, Jones will continue to serve as Hamline University’s head coach of men’s and women’s tennis.
Jones, a native of Oshkosh, Wis., played number one singles for Hamline University and captained the team for three seasons before graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Political Science in 1997. He later earned his MA and PhD in Government/Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Jones has remained an active adult player, claiming multiple USTA sectional titles in 4.5 adult play, including several national championship appearances.