Former Warriors men's tennis standout Lee Johnson is in his first season as an assistant coach for the Wisconsin Lutheran College men's tennis team after spending the last four seasons as head coach. Johnson also serves as an assistant coach with the women's tennis program, a position he has held for the last two seasons.
Johnson guided the Warriors to a trio of NACC Tournament appearances in his first three seasons as head coach. Wisconsin Lutheran won 13 conference matches in four years under Johnson's leadership.
Johnson was a four-time All-NACC performer for the Warriors from 2012-2015. He earned NACC Freshman of the Year and All-NACC Singles honors his rookie season. After being named to both the All-NACC Singles and Doubles teams as a sophomore, Johnson collected consecutive NACC Player of the Year, All-NACC Singles, and All-NACC Doubles honors his junior and senior season.
The Warriors won the NACC Tournament and reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history in 2014, winning a program-record 13 matches. That same season, Johnson posted career-highs for singles (18) and doubles (15) wins. WLC qualified for the conference tournament three times in Johnson's four seasons. He compiled a career singles record of 51-16, including an impressive 31-4 mark in conference matches.
A 2015 graduate of WLC, Johnson received a bachelor's degree in business administration.
Johnson was a four-year letterwinner in boys' tennis and First Team All-Wisconsin Little Ten selection where he prepped at Wisconsin Lutheran High School.
Johnson resides in Hales Corners and works at Northwestern Mutual as a mutual fund accounting analyst.