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Coaching Staff

Adam StrandAdam Strand

  • Office: Regents Center 217C
  • Phone: (563) 387-2181
  • 2004 graduate of Luther College
  • Third season as head coach
  • Has led the Norse to a record of 34-19 the past two years
  • Took over both the men's and women's tennis programs after serving as the head coach of both programs at Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill. for six years
  • During his tenure his men's teams posted a record of 107-66 and placed third in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) five times and finished second his last year
  • He coached the women for five years posting a record of 71-58 including a 20-9 record and a second place finish in the CCIW in 2010
  • Named CCIW Coach of the Year in 2010
  • Four-year letter winner while playing for the Norse.


Jenn TinnellJenn Tinnell

Assistant Coach

  • Office: Regents Center 14
  • Phone: (563) 387-1701
  • 2013 graduate of Berry College, Ga.
  • First season as assistant coach
  • Competed in both tennis and volleyball while a student-athlete at Berry College and served as team captain for both teams
  • Played No. 1 singles and doubles final two seasons of her career
  • Finished her senior year ranked No. 24 in singles in the Atlantic South Region, while Berry finished the year ranked No. 10 in this same region


Brian HuinkerBrian Huinker

Assistant Coach

  • Begins his third year as the assistant for the men's and women's teams after serving as head coach of the Norse programs for 10 years (2002-11)
  • Employed at Midwest Group Benefits working with Employee Benefits Consulting and Business Development
  • During his tenure he led the men's team to Iowa Conference titles in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 and four trips to the NCAA III National Tournament
  • His women's teams won back-to-back league titles in 2010 and 2011 and also made two trips to the NCAA III National Tournament
  • Prior to leading the Norse he was the head tennis professional at Westfield Tennis Club in Cedar Rapids, Iowa