Eduardo Provencio enters his third year as volunteer assistant coach of the Lobo men's tennis team while he attends law school at UNM.
Prior to coming to UNM, Provencio was at the helm of the College of Santa Fe men's tennis team. Prior to his appointment as head coach in June 2005, he served as the assistant coach at CSF where he helped lead the Spin to its first ever No. 1 national ranking and a berth in the NAIA national championship finals.
Before his stint at CSF, Provencio served as the head men's and women's tennis coach at the University of Texas-Pan American. While at UTPA, he guided the university to its first regional singles and doubles rankings in over 10 years.
Prior to UTPA, Provencio served four years as the head men's and women's tennis coach at NCAA Division II Metropolitan State College of Denver, where he was a three-time Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Men's Coach of the Year honoree. He also garnered RMAC Women's Coach of the Year twice and earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association North Central Region Women's Coach of the Year twice. In 2003, the Metro State women's team made the Elite Eight at the NCAA Division II tournament and the men's team won the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship.
Provencio has amassed a career win percentage of .750 as head coach, five conference titles and three year-end No. 1 regional team rankings. Additionally, he served as national coach for the Botswana Davis Cup team and coached many nationally-ranked juniors. A 1995 graduate of Richmond, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and twice earned all-league honors in lacrosse, Provencio began his tennis coaching career as the head coach at the Harrisburg (Pa.) Academy in 1996. He became the assistant coach at Lebanon Valley College in 1997, while also serving as club director for the Hershey Racquet Club.
Provencio moved to Colorado, where he became an assistant tennis pro at the Denver Country Club. He also was the facility and program director for the University of Denver's Recreation Program, while spending the 1998-99 season as the interim assistant women's tennis coach for the University of Denver's NCAA Division I program. He has been a USPTA Certified Professional since 1995.
Provencio was born in Columbus, Ohio.