Westerback Named Head Tennis Coach

News Date : 10/18/2016

Saint Thomas Academy Names Westerback Varsity Tennis Team Coach

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn., Oct. 18, 2016 - Saint Thomas Academy has named Erick Westerback ’82 the new head coach of the varsity tennis team. Westerback has been on the Cadets’ coaching staff since 2001, serving as the JV team coach.

“With Erick’s years of experience and knowledge of the game, our Cadets’ tennis teams will continue to be highly competitive moving forward,” Bob Slater, director of athletics and activities, said.

Westerback played tennis during his time as a student at the University of St. Thomas and coached in Idaho before joining Saint Thomas Academy as a mathematics teacher in 2001. He is in his second year as Visitation School's varsity tennis team coach.

“I like how the aspects of coaching complements the art of teaching and I enjoy working with students outside of the classroom,” Westerback said.

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Amy Nugent, principal

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