In his sixth season as an assistant coach and second with the men's team, Jun Hernandez brings his experience as a player and on-court hitting coach to the men's squad.
Under the tutelage of women's head coach Jan Brogan, Hernandez spent three seasons as an assistant coach with the Cal woman's team, earning the Northwest Region's ITA Women's Assistant Coach of the Year award in 2002. He has also spent the summers of 2000, 2001, and 2002 as a hitting coach for professional tennis player Martina Hingis.
As the top assistant at USD seven years ago, Hernandez played an instrumental role in guiding then USD junior Zuzana Lesenarova to the 1999 NCAA singles title.
Prior to USD, he was the assistant tennis pro at the Rancho Bernardo Swim & Tennis Club, giving private lessons to players of all abilities
A 1995 graduate of San Diego State, Hernandez played No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Aztecs in 1994. He won five men's open singles titles and two men's open doubles events during 1997 in Southern California.