Fred Kniffen
Fred Kniffen
Year: 1990
Team: Tennis

Set the standard for tennis excellence at HSU.  Won Border Conference singles title in 1957, 1958.  Border Conference doubles champion.  Led 1958 team to 18-7 record.  Coached Abilene Cooper ’60-’65.  Rose Park tennis pro 8 years.  Coached over 160 players to Texas state ranking.  Coached 31 Junior College All-Americans while at Tyler JC.  Won 4 National Juco Championships, two men, two women.