Adam Waterhouse
Adam Waterhouse
Title: Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach
Phone: 934-420-2381
Fax: 934-420-2294

Head Coach: Adam Waterhouse (14th season)

Adam Waterhouse was hired in the Fall of 2006 with the opportunity to develop Farmingdale State's men's and women's tennis programs from scratch. In their first Varsity season (2007-08), he led the women to a 4-5 record and the men to a 5-7 record, both making appearances in the Conference Tournament.

Coach Waterhouse has earned Skyline Conference Coach of the Year honors eight times in his career - 2008-09 (men), 2010-11 (men), 2011-12 (men), 2012-13 (women & men), 2015-16 (women), 2018-19 (men), 2019-20 (women).

With the men's team, Farmingdale State captured three Skyline Conference Championships (2011, 2012, 2013) and earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament three times under Coach Waterhouse. He currently holds a career record of 100-62 with the men's team.

The women's team has captured five Conference Championships (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019), advancing to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Coach Waterhouse currently holds a career record of 128-61 with the women's team.

Coach was born and raised in Plattsburgh, N.Y. and is a 1980 graduate of Plattsburgh High School, where he qualified for the New York State High School Championships three of his four years (1978, 1979, 1980). He received a Bachelor's degree in Biology from SUNY Oswego in 1984. At Oswego, he played four years of tennis and was a team captain in '83 and '84.

After college, Adam has been a part-time tennis pro and was the head coach of the boy's and girl's tennis team at Plainedge High School from 1989-2006. Since 2002, he has been the Director of three annual summer tennis camps through Long Island Sports Camps.

Coach Waterhouse retired in 2018 after serving as the Coordinator of the Science Department at Plainedge High School as well as teaching college level Biology. He resides in Massapequa Park with his wife, Denise, and three kids, Joseph, Katie and Matthew.


FSC's Meet the Coach Series - Adam Waterhouse


Assistant Coach: Rich Hume