ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) – The honors keep rolling in for Jones College tennis coach Brooks Buffington.
Buffington, who guided the Lady Bobcats to a berth in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association’s national tournament, was named the 2018 United States Professional Tennis Association’s Coach of the Year/Mississippi Chapter.
The Lady Bobcats finished 15-3 in 2018, winning state and Region 23 championships.
Buffington, who is entering his third season as head coach of the Bobcats, also was recognized as:
- 2018 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College’s Women’s Coach of the Year
- 2018 Region 23 Women’s Coach of the Year
- Mississippi Association of Coaches’ 2018 Coach of the Year
- Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Region III 2018 Coach of the Year
Jones College opens the 2019 season Wednesday at East Central Community College.