May 29, 2009
Tad Berkowitz, the Arizona men's tennis coach, has been named the Wilson/ITA West Region Coach of the Year. Berkowitz was also named Pac-10 Men's Tennis Coach of the Year on May 4, 2009.
Berkowitz led the Wildcats to an 18-6 record and to the school's seventh trip to the NCAA Tournament and first since 2006. The Wildcats advanced to the second round of the tournament for only the second time in program history. Arizona defeated Texas A & M-Corpus Christi 4-0, then fell to Texas A & M 4-0. Berkowitz also led the Wildcats to a ranking of No. 17 on March 3, 2009, the highest ranking since the end of the 1981-82 season
Arizona finished No. 24 in the final ITA Rankings, which was released on May 29, 2009.
In four seasons as head coach, Berkowitz has a record of 46-41.