Hammond, who took over the Mount's men's and women's tennis programs in 2004, has built the two programs into solid contenders in the Northeast Conference.
On the women's side, he has posted a 96-63 record in dual matches in his career, leading the Mount to winning seasons in six of the past seven years. He has seen the Mount advance to the NEC semifinals four times and the team has not been seeded lower than fifth during his tenure as head coach.
On the men's side, he helped guide the Mount to its first-ever NEC championship match appearance in his first season. In 2010, he led the Mount to a nine-win improvement over the previous season and the No.5 seed in the NEC Tournament.
Hammond has had 19 players earn All-Conference honors at the Mount.
Hammond played for Furman University in Greenville, S.C. from 1974-78. He was team captain as a senior and helped lead his squad to Southern Conference championships in 1976 and 1977. He was a two-time champion at #3 doubles in the Southern Conference.
As a player, Hammond was ranked 1st in the 18 & under division in Maryland Boys Doubles in 1974 and also ranked 16th in the Middle Atlantic Section Boys Singles. At the Frederick Tennis Club, he is a six-time champion of the Rice Radcliffe Singles Tournament and a 17-time champion of the J. Richard Ramsburg Doubles Tournament. In 1991, he was runner up in the Frederick Open Men's 35 & over Singles.
In 2006, he and his partner won the Maryland State Hardcourt and the Middle Atlantic Clay Court 50 and over doubles championships.
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