CMS has hired Katy Bickham as assistant women's tennis coach for the 2013-14 season, head tennis coach Gretchen Rush announced this week. She has previously coached at Northern Arizona University, University of Michigan and University of San Diego. Prior to coaching she had outstanding collegiate and junior tennis careers. She was the 1999 Arizona State University Senior Student-Athlete of the Year after an All-American career where she was ranked in the top 10 in doubles with two different partners. Prior to ASU, she was ranked in the top 10 nationally as a junior.
"I am excited to return to college tennis here in my new home of Claremont, CA," said Bickham. "I am looking forward to being back out on the courts again with the CMS Athenas."
Bickham has a B.A. in Communications from Arizona State and an M.A. in Counseling from University of San Diego. She is originally from Phoenix, AZ and currently lives in Claremont.