Jim Berrigan enters his 18th season as head coach of the Babson College men's and women's tennis teams in 2016. Berrigan came to Babson after coaching the men's and women's programs at the Wentworth Institute of Technology from 1995 to 1999. The winningest coach in program history, Berrigan is 193-140 overall and has led he Beavers to 12 winning seasons and a pair of NEWMAC Tournament championships.
After leading the Beavers to their first NEWMAC regular-season title in 2001, Berrigan guided the program to a school-record 16 wins and a conference tournament championship in 2003. Last season, Babson matched the school record for victories in a season en route to another NEWMAC Tournament title and the program's first NCAA Tournament berth.
A 1983 graduate of Newton North High School, Berrigan graduated from Framingham State College in 1988 with a BA in economics, and later received a postgraduate degree in sports marketing from George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario, in 1992. Berrigan first matriculated at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, where he excelled in tennis, playing second singles and first doubles. He then transferred to Framingham State in his sophomore season, where he helped lead the Rams' tennis team to an ECAC bid in his first year. Berrigan also enjoyed an excellent basketball career at Framingham State, guiding the Rams to the ECAC finals in his junior season and setting an NCAA record for most consecutive three-point field goals made in a game with 10 straight against Western New England College during his senior season.
Berrigan has worked professionally for Branada Sports Communications in Toronto, State Street Corporation of Boston, and most recently for Paymentech in Salem, N.H. He currently resides in Hampstead, N.H. with his wife, Ann, and two children, Jack and Maggie.
|2003-04||16-3||8-0||NEWMAC Tournament Champions|
|2014-15||16-9||6-2||NCAA Tournament - Second Round, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|
|2015-16||14-8||7-1||NEWMAC Tournament Finalist|