Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Meet the Coach

Head Coach: Don Metz

Don Metz

Don is now in his second season as head coach for men's and women's tennis at RVC.

He served as assistant coach for women's tennis for three seasons under former coach Steve Vee. He was also an assistant coach for RVC women's basketball and RVC softball for two seasons, and is also an Adjunct Professor at Rock Valley College.

Don previously coached at Rockford College in both tennis and basketball and has also coached for various AAU programs for many years. He is a 3rd Degree Black Belt and a Registered USA Boxing Coach.  

Don and his wife Kristie are life-long Rockford residents. Their daughter Jennifer, a former RVC First Team All-Conference Basketball player and Division I player at Loyola University, is now a Professor at the University of Iowa. Don is a former editor of an industrial magazine and has even authored a book. Don currently spends his free time managing his radio station in Tallahassee, Florida.