At the helm of the men’s tennis program is seven-year head coach Kreg Eckert. Eckert brought six years of coaching experience to the Forester program, having served as the boys’ and girls’ head coach at Bethalto Community High School prior to taking over the HU reins.
A state finalist during his high school days, he continues to play tennis competitively and combines his past coaching experience and playing expertise to carry on the program’s winning ways.
Eckert graduated from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale City with a BS in geology in 1983. He is currently a regional sales manager at Tennant Company. He, his wife Angi and kids Justin, Jessica, Isaac and Anna reside in Huntington, Indiana.