Following a successful 15-year career as the head boy's tennis coach at University City High School, Mark Tabscott enters his third season as an assistant men’s tennis coach at Washington University in St. Louis.
In two seasons on the Danforth Campus, Tabscott has helped guide the Bears to a 38-15 (.717) overall record and pair of Final Four appearances. The Bears captured their second University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship in school history with a 5-4 win over No. 3 ranked Emory University April 28, 2013, earning Tabscott a spot on the 2013 UAA Coaching Staff of the Year.
Tabscott had eight state qualifiers in his 15 years as the head coach at University City, with two fourth place finishes in doubles and two seventh place finishes in singles.
Tabscott graduated from Missouri State University in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in physical education, and a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from National-Louis University in 1993.
A four-letterwinner in baseball and a 1981 graduate of Webster Groves High School, Tabscott is in his 22nd year as a physical education teacher at University City Public Schools.