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Patty Fendick-McCain is a former WTA Tour player who was ranked among the top 20 singles players and top 5 doubles players in the world during a 12 year career.  She was also a two time NCAA Singles Champion in 1986 & 1987, as well as a 3 time NCAA Team Champion while at Stanford University.  She currently holds the most successive wins in a row at the #1 position for Division 1 tennis at 57 straight wins. She graduated in 1987 with a degree in Psychology from Stanford.  She won 26 doubles titles and 3 singles titles while competing on the WTA Tour and reached the quarterfinals or better in singles or the semifinals in doubles or better in all 4 Grand Slam events to become part of the illustrious Final 8 Clubs at all the Grand Slams.  In addition, Patty Fendick-McCain is a Grand Slam Champion with a win at the Australian Open in doubles in 1991 with Mary Joe Fernandez. She competed in three other Australian Open doubles finals, as well as a US Open doubles final. Patty Fendick-McCain represented the United States on 2 Federation Cup Teams and 2 Wightman Cup Teams.  She won a plethora of awards from the Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award and the Honda Broderick Award in college to Rookie of the Year on the WTA Tour.

Upon retiring from professional tennis in 1996, Patty accepted the position of Head Women's Tennis Coach at the University of Washington and built the program into a top 5 NCAA Division 1 tennis program.  Coach Fendick-McCain was named National Head Coach of the Year for her efforts in 2004. In 2005, she accepted the position of Head Women's Tennis Coach at the University of Texas and was proud to lead the Longhorns to several Big 12 Championships and top 10 finishes.  During her tenure as an NCAA Division 1 tennis coach, she coached 6 All-Americans, 20 All-Conference players, 19 ITA Scholar-Athletes, 35 All-Academic Conference honorees, and 9 ITA All-Academic Teams.  Her teams made the NCAA Tournament in all 17 of her years at the helm.  In addition, she served on the USTA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee as an Elite Athlete and on NCAA Championships Selection Committees, as well as serving as the Chair of both the Northwest Region and the Texas Region.

Her passion for tennis has extended for 40 years.  Because she chose college as an option, despite being ranked among the top 80 players in the world prior to entering Stanford University, her mission is to find the perfect match for college prospects.  She valued her time as a Student-Athlete at Stanford University and as a Head Coach at Washington and Texas to such a degree, that it is her desire to help prospects fulfill their goals and enjoy the best possible collegiate athletic experience. With her many years of experience and wealth of knowledge, she can help you find the program that offers the best possible fit for both your academic and athletic success. In addition, she continues to have a passion for passing down her wealth of knowledge about the game from the technical, mental, and strategic aspects and offers this as part of her guidance in the recruiting process as well as in on-court assessment and training sessions.