Andrew Laing
Andrew Laing
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: (617) 495-3704
Email: laing@fas.harvard.edu
Previous College: Sonoma State University
Experience: Third Season

Andrew Laing enters his third year as Traci Green's Assistant as of August 2015.

After completing his second season, Laing assisted the Crimson to its best overall record and Ivy League record since the 2009-10 season. Harvard earned a share of the Ivy League crown after posting a 17-8 overall record and a 5-2 mark in Ancient Eight play. Laing coached primarily in the fourth, fifth and sixth positions, which earned a combined 33 wins in dual play. 

Laing helped the Crimson bounce back from a tough 2015 season and ended the 2016 year with a winning 12-11 overall record and a 2-5 Ivy League mark, finishing tied for seventh. Freshman Erica Oosterhout earned Ivy League Rookie of the Year with her 22-11 overall mark and a 5-2 conference tally. Senior captain Amy He led Harvard in victories with 26, while Oosterhout and Nikki Kallenberg followed with 22 and 21, respectively. 

Prior to joining the Harvard staff, Laing founded the RAMP Tennis Academy in Carson, Calif., where he worked with players of all levels including USTA gold ball champions.  Before starting the academy, he spent three years as a coach for USTA Player Development at their national training center in Carson, with a focus on assisting potential top-100 professional players.  Laing helped numerous players reach top-10 national junior rankings, win national championships, and attend top universities such as UCLA, USC and Stanford, among others.  

Laing began his coaching career working in Palm Springs for three years under Jose Higueras at the Jose Higueras Tennis Academy working with junior and professional players from all over the globe. Laing graduated with a bachelor's degree in business at Sonoma State University where he was a four-year tennis letter winner.