Stetson University of DeLand promotes tennis guru

Stetson University promotes tennis expert / Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer / Christophe Noblet's tennis expertise has earned him a coaching promotion at Stetson University.

DELAND -- Stetson University Director of Tennis Pierre Pilote announced that Christophe Noblet has been promoted to associate Head men’s and women’s tennis coach effective today.

“Christophe has done very well so far and is very worthy of this promotion,” Pilote said. “Both the men’s and women’s teams will benefit from his new role within the program."

Pilotte added, “From the day-to-day office responsibilities to the on-court work with both squads, Christophe has proven that he is ready for the added responsibilities and recognition.” 

Pilotte added, “From the day-to-day office responsibilities to the on-court work with both squads, Christophe has proven that he is ready for the added responsibilities and recognition.” 

Noblet joined the Hatters staff in August of 2012, and has worked tirelessly to help lead the Stetson tennis teams ever since. Alongside Pilote, Noblet assisted the men’s program to a 10-0 start to the 2012 campaign, its best since 1996.

The Stetson tennis teams will start its fall competition this month, beginning with the men’s team at the Southern Intercollegiate this weekend.

Noblet begins his second season working with the Stetson men's and women's tennis teams in 2013-'14, but his first as the associate head coach. He began working with the Hatters in August of 2012 as an assistant coach for the tennis programs.

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Chritophe Noblet promoted to assoc head coach of tennis at Stetson Univ. / Headline SurferChristophe Noblet Noblet came to Stetson after a stint as a graduate assistant for men's and women's tennis at Columbus State University. 
As a player, Noblet was the team captain and No. 1 player for Columbus. He was ranked second in the nation in doubles and 31st in singles in 2011. During the 2010-'11 season, Noblet advanced to the NCAA Division II Final Four.  He was the International Schools Cup Winner in France in 2003.
Noblet received his Master of Public Administration degree at Columbus State University and his Bachelor of Science at Universite Du Sud in Toulon, France.  
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