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Stephen Behmlander
Stephen Behmlander
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 248-204-3869
Email: sbehmland@ltu.edu

Head Coach Steve Behmlander enters his fifth season as head coach of the men's and women's tennis teams in 2018-19. Behmlander has led the men's team to the National Championship two times in a row in 206-17 and 2017-18. The team's overall best record is 20-6 and best WHAC record is 4-1, both of them were achieved on the 2017-18 season.

Behmlander is a U.S. Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) certified tennis professional. He began his coaching career at Dearborn Divine Child High School as a varsity assistant in 2005 and was named head tennis coach in 2006. That year his team qualified for the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) State Tournament for the first time in school history. Since 2007, Behmlander has led both Dearborn Divine Child and Dearborn High School boys' and girls' varsity programs to the MHSAA Tournament finals.

Behmlander's honors include Catholic League Coach of the Year from 2007-2009 and Regional High School Coach of the Year for the past five years. He is a member of the Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association's Century Club, which commemorates compiling more than 100 dual-match victories.

Along with coaching, Behmlander is the executive director of the Dearborn Community Tennis Association as well as a staff member of Baseline Tennis, Inc. and the Dearborn Racquet & Health Club.