Adam Albertsen was named the head coach for SIUE women’s tennis in June 2018, becoming the 10th coach in program history.
Albertsen has been a collegiate head coach since 2010, leading St. Norbert College (Wisconsin), Adrian College (Michigan) and University of Montevallo (Alabama) in that time.
Since 2014, Albertsen had been the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Montevallo (NCAA Division II). There, he achieved program best records for the women (21-3) and the men (16-6). All of his teams at Montevallo earned the ITA All-Academic Team award for a team accumulative grade point average of 3.20 or above.
At St. Norbert (Division III), he led his men’s team to the 2010 Midwest Conference North Division title. In 2011, he jumpstarted the men and women’s tennis program at Adrian.
Albertsen is a native of Burlington, Iowa. He was a four-year tennis letter winner at Quincy University where he was the team captain for his junior and senior seasons. Albertsen earned Academic All-Great Lakes Valley Conference honors from 2005-2008.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Quincy in sports management in 2008 and a master’s in sport management from Western Illinois in 2010.