Alex Wong Announced as Bentley’s New Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
WALTHAM, Mass. – Alex Wong has returned to Bentley University as the head men's and women's tennis coach, Director of Athletics Vaughn Williams announced.
"I'm thrilled to welcome Alex back to the Bentley family as our new men's and women's tennis coach," Williams said. "He brings tremendous passion, leadership and a strong record of success to our programs. Alex has demonstrated throughout his career that he assists student-athletes in realizing their full potential on and off the court, and I could not be happier to have him back at Bentley coaching our teams."
Wong previously had a highly successful stint as head coach of the Bentley men's and women's programs from 2003-2013. In eight years as head coach of the men's team, he led them to six NCAA Division II regional appearances and back-to-back Northeast-10 Championships in 2010 and 2011. In 2010, he was named both the NE10 Coach of the Year and ITA Men's East Region Coach of the Year.
Wong guided the women's program to NCAA tournament appearances in 2007 and 2009. In 2009, he was named the ITA Women's East Region Coach of the Year.
Combined, he collected 206 wins in his first stint at Bentley and saw four of his student-athletes earn the ITA's Division II National Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship.
After departing Bentley, he served as the head men's coach at Vassar College from 2013-18, where guided numerous student-athletes to All-Conference recognition and oversaw five consecutive ITA All-Academic Team selections.
Wong was the assistant women's coach at Brown University from 2018-2019, and was the head coach of the men's and women's programs at Wheaton College from 2019-2021 and Regis College from 2021-22.
Wong earned his MBA in business administration with a concentration in management from Bentley in 2010. A student-athlete at Wesleyan University from 1999-2003, he was the team's No. 1 singles player and earned a top-15 regional ranking during his final three seasons. He received his bachelor's degree in psychology.