Bernis Duke
Bernis Duke
Title: Men's Tennis Coach
Year: 1967-1999
Sport: Men's Tennis

Duke spent 33 years (1967-99) as men’s tennis coach at ORU, compiling a 563-225 (.714) record, ranking him sixth among NCAA Division I coaches in career wins. The 2002 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Hall of Fame inductee enjoyed winning seasons in each of his first 28 years as head coach. His teams made several appearances in the Top 10 rankings, and featured future ORU Hall of Famers Peter Van Lingen and Pekka Saila, among others.