James McKie enters his first season as a graduate coach for the Fresno State men's tennis team.
Under second year head coach Evan Austin, McKie joins the Bulldogs after playing at Drake University from 2009-2013. McKie finished his senior year at Drake with an overall record of 65-22. He was named first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference and MVC regular season champion in 2013. He also earned MVC 2012-13 Player of the Year. Mckie was a NCAA participant in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and made it to the second round of the NCAA tournament his senior year.
McKie finished his collegiate career with a 204-82 record, 109-39 singles and 95-43 doubles. During his collegiate career McKie reached a personal-high national ITA singles ranking of 68 and doubles ranking of 16. McKie was also a member of the Drake University Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
A native of Edinburgh, Scotland, McKie graduated with his bachelor's degree in business administration from Drake University in May of 2013.