Scott Oudsema is in his second season as a volunteer assistant coach with the University of Michigan men's tennis program. Oudsema, who carries an impressive résumé of professional and junior playing accomplishments, is assisting the Wolverines while pursuing an undergraduate degree at U-M.
A native of Portage, Mich., Oudsema achieved career-high ATP world rankings of No. 151 in doubles and No. 255 in singles in 2007. Among his notable career performances, he captured USTA Challenger singles and doubles titles in Binghamton, N.Y., and a USTA Challenger doubles crown in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Most recently, Oudsema earned runner-up finishes in singles and doubles at 2009 ITF Futures events in Great Britain while spending two seasons with the Advanta World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League.
As a junior player, Oudsema was a two-time Australian Open doubles champion (2003-04), a U.S. Open doubles champion (2004) and a Wimbledon doubles champion (2004). He made history in 2003 when he became the first American to be named the ITF Junior Boys' Doubles World Champion. Oudsema was also listed as high as No. 6 in the USTA Boys' 18-and-under singles rankings in 2004.