Niall Fitzgerald enters his second season as the assistant coach for the Tulane men's tennis program.
During his first season at Tulane, along with head coach Mark Booras, Fitzgerald helped guide the Green Wave to its best season since 2005 with a 12-8 overall record and a national ranking that peaked at No. 55.
Fitzgerald joined the Green Wave staff straight from the University of Notre Dame where he received a degree in finance from the Mendoza College of Business.
The Wicklow, Ireland, native was a four-year letter winner for the Fighting Irish and earned 62 singles wins and 58 doubles victories during his career. Fitzgerald was named the team co-captain prior to his senior season and was a two-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
While in high school at Blackrock College in Ireland, Fitzgerald posted undefeated seasons as a junior and senior. He also earned the No. 1 ranking junior in his class in Ireland and claimed back-to-back U18 indoor titles.