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Tim Madden

Director of Junior Tennis

Tim Madden is the Director of Junior Tennis at Purdue University's Schwartz Tennis Center. Coach Madden has over 20 years experience coaching collegiate tennis athletes and over 10 years experience working with youth/junior tennis players. He has dedicated himself to teaching young tennis players the process for success through athletic development, tennis mechanics/tactics, and life skills.

Madden coached the Purdue University men's tennis team from 1994 to 2009. One of the most respected coaches in the Big Ten, Coach Madden helped turn the Boilermaker program into a contender on the conference, regional, and national level. His teams made a habit of finishing in the upper half of the Big Ten Conference and competing in the NCAA Championships. Madden was named Big Ten Coach of the Year and MCC Coach of the Year in recognition of his successes. He coached many individual success stories including a Big Ten singles champion, top nationally-ranked singles and doubles players, academic award winners, and sportsmanship honorees.

As a standout student-athlete, Madden competed at the University of Wisconsin and became a three-time All-Big Ten player, NCAA Championships performer, and a recipient of the Big Ten Sportsman of the Year Award in 1987 and 1988. After earning his bachelor's degree in economics from Wisconsin, Madden served as the Assistant Coach at the University of Michigan where he coached two All-Americans and earned a master's degree in kinesiology.