2011-12 Men's Tennis Coaches
Mike Napoli
Mike Napoli
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Mike Napoli

YEAR AT FGCU:1st Season
ALMA MATER:Butte College

In his twenty-one seasons as a head coach, Mike has accumulated an impressive 270-96-1 overall record. He has guided Cuesta College to a dozen Western State Conference Championships and an equal amount of Top-5 finishes.

He was named WSC Coach of the Year in 1990, 1993, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2008 and 2009. In 2002 and again in 2008 he was also named the CCCAA State Coach of the Year. In 2002 he was also recognized as the ITA National Community College Coach of the Year.

Under Napoli’s watch, his team won 29 consecutive WSC matches from 1996 to 1999 and in 1998 the Cougars were State Runner-Up. The 1993, 2000, 2002 and, 2004 teams all finished third in the final State rankings. Mike's tennis experience is extensive and widespread. As a pro player, he has competed in several top tournaments throughout his career, including the U.S. Clay Court Championships. He has directed several world class tennis resorts along with being the pro and head director of tennis camps at several tennis centers including Indiana, Florida, Texas, Hawaii, Nevada, and Puerto Rico.

Before assuming the reigns as head coach at Cuesta College, he served as an assistant men's coach at Cal Poly, as well as an assistant for the men and women's teams at Cuesta. While assisting at Cal Poly, he was part of Cal Poly's 1986 Division II national title. Mike played at nationally ranked Chico State and Butte College. He was inducted into the Butte College Hall of Fame in 1972.

Mike is married to wife, Londa, and they have two boys, Michael and Brandon. Brandon is a former Cuesta Track and Field athlete. Mike also has two daughters, Andrea and Alisha.