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Dr. James Heimdal
Dr. James Heimdal

Position:
Head Coach

Alma Mater:
Tulane University ('80)

04/02/2012

HAWK TALK: A WEEKLY RECAP OF UMES ATHLETICS

Baseball team wins three at Coppin, women's tennis victorious at Wesley

01/19/2012

HAWK TENNIS UNVEILS 2012 SCHEDULES

UMES to host nine contests at home, MEAC Tournament set for April 13-15

01/19/2012

HAWK TENNIS UNVEILS 2012 SCHEDULES

UMES to host nine contests at home, MEAC Tournament set for April 13-15

01/10/2012

UMES MEN'S TENNIS PICKED TO FINISH FOURTH, WOMEN'S TENNIS FIFTH IN THE MEAC NORTHERN DIVISION

Hawk tennis programs recieve first preseason selection of the Dr. James Heimdal era

12/13/2011

HAWK ATHLETICS APPOINTS HEIMDAL AS HEAD TENNIS COACH

Heimdal excited about new opportunity, has big plans for program

The Dr. James Heimdal era has begun at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore as the 2012 season will be his first with the Hawk tennis program.

The Aurora, Ill., native comes to UMES after a lengthy tennis career. He began taking formal tennis lessons at the age of 10 and has been playing for almost 45 years. A graduate from Tulane University, University of New Orleans, and the University of Southern Mississippi, he has taught tennis at three different institutions and played competitively in high school.

Heimdal has also served as a head football, baseball, softball and rugby coach and has also been an assistant basketball coach. He currently serves as an Associate Professor and Chair of the Exercise Science Department at UMES. Through the years, he has been active in weekly adult tennis leagues that include tournaments, travel and fundraising.

Heimdal has a wife and a nine-year old son. He and his family currently reside in Salisbury, Md.