Wednesday, June 29, 2016

JCSU Athletics Celebrates the Retirement of Head Tennis Coach James Cuthbertson

JCSU Athletics Celebrates the Career of Head Tennis Coach James Cuthbertson at Retirement Reception

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina 
– Friends of the Johnson C. Smith University tennis programs gathered on Tuesday afternoon, June 28th to celebrate the career of longtime tennis coach James Cuthbertson at a retirement reception held at JCSU's Faculty House. Cuthbertson will retire effective July 29, 2016.

Cuthbertson has led the JCSU tennis programs for the past 18 years, compiling a 245-212 record at the helm of the men's team and a 164-207 mark as the women's head coach. Under Cuthbertson's guidance, JCSU won six consecutive CIAA men's titles from 1999-2004.

"Coach Cuthbertson has been a constant for JCSU and is well known around the area for his love of the game and his coaching ability," said JCSU athletic director Stephen Joyner, Sr. "We wish him well in his retirement."

In addition to his coaching duties, Cuthbertson has served JCSU in several roles, including the disability services coordinator and as sports information director.


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