NEWPORT, R.I. -- Salve Regina director of athletics Colin Sullivan has named Cory Tusler the ninth head men's tennis coach in the history of the school's program.

"Cory has a solid background of collegiate coaching and recruiting experience and I look forward to having him lead our men's tennis program into the future," Sullivan said.

Tusler served as the head tennis coach at Bentley University for 14 seasons (1991-2005), compiling a 195-89 record. His men's teams achieved the Northeast-10 regular season-championship in 1991, '93 and '95, and the NE-10 playoff crown in 1996. Bentley men's tennis players made two appearances in the NCAA tournament in 1995 and '96. Tusler was the voted the Northeast-10 Coach of the Year in 1995.

Tusler assisted the men's tennis program at Boston University in 2005-06. In the spring of 2007, Tusler launched Wheelock College's inaugural tennis program, was voted coach of the year for the North Atlantic Conference, and achieved his 200th career win as a head coach.

Prior to Bentley, Tusler served as the assistant women's tennis coach at Harvard, and was instrumental in leading the Crimson to an Ivy League title. Tusler was an advisor and member of the first coaching staff that directed the launch of The College Tennis Academy in Tampa, Fla. Prior to Harvard, Tusler was the assistant head coach at Wellesley College where his team won the Seven Sisters' championship title.

After graduation from Lyndon State College, Tusler attended Van der Meer Tennis University, and went on to become a USPTA Certified Professional and mentor to many student-athletes. He is also a former member of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association/NCAA Division II Ranking Committee.