Jud Shaufler Named Assistant Men's Tennis Coach At MU

Steve Rodecap announced the hiring of Jud Shaufler as an assistant coach.

June 13, 2011

Jud Shaufler has been named an assistant men’s tennis coach at Marquette University, head coach Steve Rodecap announced Monday afternoon.

Shaufler, a former collegiate standout and highly-respected member of the tennis community in the greater Milwaukee area, joins the program as it begins preparations for the 2011-12 campaign.

“I couldn’t be more excited to add Jud to our staff, and feel he is an excellent fit for Marquette,” Rodecap said. “With his wealth of experience as a player, along with his ability to develop players, he will be a tremendous asset to our program.

“I have admired what Jud has done in his career and feel very fortunate to bring him onboard,” Rodecap added. “I have always respected his character and his level of professionalism. I look forward to working with him for many years.

Shaufler’s career has included several stops in director of tennis positions at clubs including Northmoor Country Club (1984-2002) and Western Racquet Club (2002-2010) in Elm Grove, Wis. While at WRC, Shaufler supervised a USTA Men’s Pro Futures Tournament and served as coach of Wisconsin’s 18-and-under Jr. Davis Cup Team in 2010. He has coached a number of players who have reached the collegiate level and worked with the organization of the Milwaukee Tennis Classic.

Shaufler was a member of four conference championship squads (1977-80) at Michigan, where he earned a degree in education. He claimed a pair of Big Ten singles titles (1977, 1978), won the doubles championship on two occasions (1977, 1979) and helped the Wolverines to a trio of NCAA Championship appearances. He went on to compete at the professional level, eventually earning an ATP ranking.

Shaufler was a three-time state singles champion at the Prairie School in Racine, Wis., and four-time title winner in the state’s junior division.


 

 

Shaufler and his wife, Cindy, reside in Bristol, Wis., and the couple has two children, Ashley and Brent.

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