Coach Bob MacKay is starting his 14th season at the helm of the Vaqueros men’s tennis program. During his previous 13 seasons, he has compiled a Western State Conference dual match record of 71 wins and 44 losses. In 2005, MacKay led the Vaqueros to an undefeated league season (9-0) and the Western State Conference crown. Bob Mackay has also been honored 5 times as Western Stae Conference Coach of the Year. In addition, Coach Mackay was honored as male coach of the year in 2011 by the Glendale character & ethics committee and won it again as coach in the year 2014. Coach MacKay coached Dylan Kim to the State Singles Championship in 2007, which marked the first time a men's tennis player from Glendale College had won a state singles championship. Alex Sarkissian followed this in 2011 with a single state championship, Ojai singles and doubles championship with Trevor Campbell and was awarded the ITA National Player of the Year.
Coach MacKay is a graduate of Loyola High School in Los Angeles and California State University at Los Angeles. In 1976, MacKay graduated California State University at Los Angeles with a B.S. in recreational education and obtained his California Community College credentials in the field of public service and administration with a minor in physical education.MacKay has always had a passion for tennis and in 1991, he was hired as the head tennis professional at the El Vaquero Racket Club on the campus of Glendale Community College. MacKay took over the reins of the Glendale Community College men’s tennis team beginning with the 2003 season, while continuing to work as the head tennis professional at the El Vaquero Racket Club. MacKay, who resides in Santa Clarita, is the proud father of a son Rob, and three daughters, Lehren, Rihannon, and Alexie.
Any male student interested in becoming a member of the Glendale College athletic family should contact Head Coach Bob MacKay (818) 240-1000 ext. 3194 - firstname.lastname@example.org or Athletic Director John Cicuto (ext. 5376).