Head Men’s Tennis Coach, Boise State 1992-98
Inducted into the Boise State Hall of Fame in 2001
Greg Patton directed the Boise State men’s tennis program for six years serving as the head coach from 1992-1998. During those six seasons, Patton’s tennis teams dominated the Big Sky Conference and the Big West Conference. He led the Broncos in four consecutive team titles in the Big Sky Conference (1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996), and to the Big West Conference Championship in 1997 – Boise State’s first year as a league member. In 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1998 Patton’s team made appearances in the NCAA Regional Tournament, and in 1997 received an automatic berth to NCAA National Tournament where it placed fifth. Patton’s teams were regularly ranked among the top 30 teams during his coaching career, and in 1997 received the highest ranking in school history number two. During his tenure he coached 20 conference all-academic award winners, 34 first team all-conference selection and Boise State’s first two All-Americans. Patton was named the Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year in 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996, and in 1997 received the Coach of the Year award from the Big West Conference. Twice he was named the Region VII Coach of the Year. He completed his coaching career in 1998 with an overall record of 135-48 for a 73:8 winning percentage.