Patton Adds Greg Ouellette to Staff
Sept. 8, 2016

BOISE, Idaho - Greg Patton, Boise State’s head men’s tennis coach, announced today the addition of Greg Ouellette as an assistant coach for the Broncos. Ouellette comes to Boise State after one year as an assistant at the University of Iowa and six years of playing on the ATP Tour.

“Needless to say I am thrilled to get a guy that is the real deal,” said Patton. “His tennis DNA is like X-man DNA for tennis, Greg’s father is a great teaching professional. In addition, Greg was an elite level tennis player and a five-time All-American at the University of Florida. He has played six years on the pro-circuit and has wins over some of the best players in the world, including a win over Gael Monfils who is currently in the semifinals at the US Open. He has done a great job in coaching helping Iowa to one of its best seasons ever last year.”

“I’m extremely excited to come to Boise State,” Ouellette said. “When I was looking at schools to go to and play at a few years ago, 13 years ago, I looked at Boise State and actually took a recruiting trip here. Greg Patton is someone I knew growing up, he is the reason I am here today. He is an amazing guy and an amazing leader, I know I can learn a ton from him. This program has had a lot of tradition and success over the years and I just wanted to come in and help as much as possible.”

Ouellette’s responsibilities will be to assist in player development, practice preparation, operational support and all aspects of recruiting.

Prior to Boise State, he was an assistant coach at the University of Iowa for one season during 2015-16 helping the Hawkeyes to a program best team ranking of No. 33 before finishing the year at No. 65, an all-time high.

Ouellette also served as a volunteer assistant for one semester at his alma mater Florida.

Ouellette’s professional playing accomplishments are numerous and include playing for six years on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour. He holds five professional singles titles and eight professional doubles titles. Ouellette reached a career high ATP singles ranking of #269 and a career high ATP doubles ranking of #360. He also competed in the US Open, ATP Masters event at Indian Wells, ATP Masters event in Montreal, and ATP 250 Events; Winston Salem, Houston, San Jose, and Delray Beach. Ouellette was also a bronze-medalist in doubles at the 2011 Pan-American Games at Guadalajara, Mexico.

Professionally, he has played against many of the top stars on the ATP circuit including John Isner and Victor Troicki. Some of Ouellette’s notable wins on the tour came over Marin Cilic, Gael Monfils, Stevie Johnson, Kevin Anderson, and Thomaz Bellucci.

Ouellette is a 2008 graduate from the University of Florida earning a degree in sports management and a minor in business management.

During his four-year career with the Gators he earned five All-American honors (three in singles and two in doubles). Ouellette was also tabbed the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Freshman of the Year in 2005 and SEC Player of the Year in 2008. During his collegiate career he was ranked as high as No. 2 nationally in singles and No. 3 in doubles by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).


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