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Assistant Coach Marina Engelbrecht Marina Engelbrecht is in her third season as an assistant coach with the women's tennis program. She was one of the most decorated and successful players at No. 1 singles for Arkansas State for three seasons after playing No. 2 her freshman year. At No. 1, Engelbrecht posted an overall mark of 37-9. A two-time AllSun Belt Conference performer, she was also successful as one-half of ASU's No. 1 doubles pair throughout her career. Engelbrecht graduated from ASU in 2006 with a degree in exercise science. While a student, she was a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll every semester and was also a four-time member of the ITA All-Academic team and Scholar-Athlete list. During the spring of 2006, Engelbrecht received the prestigious Terry Gwin Award, the highest award an ASU student-athlete may receive. Engelbrecht received her master’s in exercise science last August and is also the director of ASU Student Union Fitness Center. The daughter of Callie and Johanna Engelbrecht, Marina was born July 27, 1984 in Bloemfontein, South Africa, where she was a standout tennis player at Eunice High School.

Engelbrecht as a player at ASU.


Head coach Marcia Williams and assistant coach Marina Engelbrecht with senior Paula Chelminska. 7

Profile for Arkansas State Athletics

2008-09 Arkansas State Tennis Guide  

2008-09 Arkansas State Tennis Guide