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|JEFF BUXTON- Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach|
Buxton enters his second season as Grove City College head women's tennis
Buxton joined the College's athletic department in July 2012 as head tennis coach and as an assistant professor of physical education and exercise science.
In his first season, the Wolverines went 9-6 overall and 7-2 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference. Current junior Caroline McGuire captured the conference's Player of the Year award.
Last spring, he guided Grove City's men's team to the conference title and a berth in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament, earning PAC Coach of the Year honors for his efforts.
Buxton is the fourth head women's tennis coach in Grove City history.
Buxton comes to Grove City after spending nine years as the general manager of One on One Fitness Consultants in State College, Pa.
In that position, Buxton developed One on One's personal fitness training instructor program and educational curriculum. He also coordinated and oversaw the development of all staff members.
Buxton also served as a guest lecturer for the Penn State University Kinesiology Club and various kinesiology classes.
He has been certified as a National Academy of Sports Medicine Enhancement Specialist and as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer.
Buxton earned a bachelor's of science degree in kinesiology/movement science from Penn State in 2003.
He completed his master of science in exercise science and health promotion at California University of Pennsylvania in December 2010.
A native of Wyoming, Pa., Buxton is married. He and his wife have a son and a daughter.