Assistant Coach Beverly Bowes-Hackney
Full name: Beverly Bowes-Hackney
Beverly Bowes-Hackney, who was a five-time All-American during her collegiate career at The University of Texas, is entering her third year as assistant coach for the Texas Longhorns women's tennis program in 2004-05.
The Texas native brings a vast amount of coaching experience, including a stint as the head coach for SMU during the 2000-01 season. As head coach of the Mustangs, her squad posted a 13-8 record and reached the semifinals of the Western Athletic Conference Championships.
Most recently, Bowes-Hackney served as the tennis professional at Riverplace Country Club in Austin. Her background also includes coaching stints at Lost Creek Country Club in Austin, Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Fla., and as a junior player development coach for the USTA in Key Biscayne, Fla.
Under the direction of head coach Jeff Moore, Bowes-Hackney was the 1987 Southwest Conference Player of the Year and recorded a career record of 100-21 (.826) at Texas. She also helped lead the Longhorns to Southwest Conference Championships in 1985 and '87. Notably, Bowes-Hackney reached the semifinals of the 1987 NCAA Singles Championships, losing to the eventual national champion, Patty Fendick. In 2000, Bowes-Hackney was recognized for all her success as a student-athlete at The University of Texas by being inducted into the Texas Women's Hall of Honor.
After concluding her career at Texas, Bowes-Hackney went on to play professionally on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour for 10 years, where she was ranked as one of the top 50 players in the world. Upon retiring from professional tennis, Bowes-Hackney returned to The University of Texas to earn her bachelor's degree in kinesiology in 2000.
Beverly Bowes-Hackney is married to Holt Hackney and together the couple has two children, Harrison and Addie.