Adam Strand

Adam Strand is a 2004 graduate of Luther College and enters his seventh season as head coach of the men and women's tennis program. He has has coached 23 all-conference singles players, 18 all-conference doubles players, and one conference MVP. His women's team also won the 26th conference championship in program history in 2016. Adam and his wife, Gwen, reside in Decorah with their daughter, Keira (Born April 12, 2013). Gwen is also employed at Luther College and works as a biology instructor.

At Luther

  • Seventh year as head coach
  • Compiled a 95-57 record with the women in six seasons.
  • Named Coaching Staff of the year for women's tennis along with Associate Head Coach Miriam Skrade in 2016.
  • Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Central Region Ranking Chair from 2017-2018.
  • NCAA Men's Tennis National Committee Rep from 2014-2018. National Chair in 2017-18.

Coaching Prior to Luther

  • Head coach at Augustana College (Ill.) from January 2006 to May 2011 
  • Career record of 107-66 with the men and 71-58 with the women
  • Named CCIW Co-Coach of the Year for women's tennis in 2010-11

Luther Playing Career

  • 2004 graduate of Luther College and four-year letter winner
  • Named IIAC All-Conference in doubles in 2002
  • Played varsity for entire career on four regionally ranked squads