Julius Lubicz, USPTA
A Warsaw, Poland native, Julius became an American citizen in Boston, Mass. October of 1989. Julius worked for NBC Television in Boston as a graphic designer and for United Engineers as a designer. He also worked part-time as a tennis coach which lead to a full time position as a Head Professional at Oakley Country Club in Belmont, Mass. He then began coaching the Men's tennis team at Wayland High School and eventually became a full time Professional at the Longfellow Swimming and Tennis Club. In 1989 he was hired as the Head Women's Tennis Coach at Oklahoma State University. When he retired from OSU, he set the record for most wins by any women's tennis coach. Shortly after his retirement, Julius became the Head Professional at OLS Family Fitness Center in Houston, TX. Some of Julius accomplishments prior to Kickingbird includes: Organizer for the USTA Boys 16 Indoor National Championship Tournament, Big 8 title 1990-91, Big 12 title 2001 and 2003, 4-time NCASS Central Region Championships, 4-time Indoor National Championship appearances, 5-time NCAA Sweet 16 appearances, Big 8 Coach of the Year, B12 Coach of the Year, 9-Academic All-American students, and ITA Doubles team ranked #2 in the nation two years in a row.