Bob Detrich
Bob Detrich
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 410-386-4631
Email: rdetrich@mcdaniel.edu
Previous College: South Carolina '80

Detrich joined the Green Terror staff prior to the spring 2013 season.

In his first year on the job, Detrich led the women’s team to its first Centennial Conference (CC) victory since 2006 – a 6-3 win over Bryn Mawr on Apr. 20, snapping a 66-match conference losing streak.

In his encore season, Detirch was tabbed as the CC Coach of the Year on the men’s side after a season that included a 5-4 win over Muhlenberg on Apr. 12 to notch the program’s first win over the Mules since 1982 and snap a 59-match conference losing streak.

Since 2008, Detrich has served as the Director of Training for ranked juniors and college players at SportFit in Bowie, Md. During his tenure at SportFit, he has had an integral part in producing a number of college players, many of whom are at top Division I programs while others are playing on the professional circuit.

Prior to his move to the junior ranks, Detrich served seven years as the head men’s tennis coach at the United States Military Academy.

While in West Point, his Black Knight team went from an average program to the top five in the Eastern rankings. During that time, he produced 12 Patriot League individual champions and his Army teams won the Patriot League championship in 1990 and 1992.

Following his stint in the Division I ranks, he coached top juniors in California, serving as the Director of Northern California’s Tennis Association’s Collegiate Program from 1995-98.

In 2002, he returned east and served as the Director of Tennis at Severn Valley Tennis and Fitness Club before taking over as Director of ELITE training at SportFit Tennis and Fitness in 2008. He developed and trained more than 300 ranked juniors players annually and during his time at SportFit, coached the top 18-year-old boys player in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Detrich was an All-East doubles selection in 1977 during his collegiate playing days at the United States Naval Academy. He was management and technology major at Navy.

He earned a bachelor of science in physical education from South Carolina in 1980 and a master’s in exercise physiology from the same institution two years later.



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