Christo Schultz enters his fourth season in 2018-19 as the assistant men's tennis coach at Tufts University. In his three-plus seasons with the team, the men’s program has continued to rise in the national rankings, with the program finishing the 2017-18 campaign ranked inside the top 20 at No. 18 in the country. Since joining the Jumbos tennis staff in the 2015-16 season, the men’s program amassed a total of 32 wins and 20 losses.
Schultz came to Tufts after working for the United States Tennis Association (USTA), where he created various tournaments and league opportunities for the New England section.
Schultz is a graduate of Harvard University, where he played on the men's varsity tennis program. As a player, Schultz was First Team, All-Ivy League with a record of 16-5 at the No. 1 doubles position reaching a national high rank of No. 14 in the country (DI, NCAA). During his time on the team, Harvard men’s tennis earned two Ivy League titles, twice reached a national team ranking inside the top 20, and earned three separate bids to the NCAA tournament.
In the juniors, Schultz reached a high ranking of No. 1 in the New England section and No. 16 in the country (USTA). He has played professionally across the globe and has served as a hitting partner for various top 100 ATP professionals.
Schultz has also coached at a multitude of clubs and tennis academies around the world and is currently the high-performance and tournament manager for the New England Academy of Tennis in Natick, MA. In addition, he is the commissioner and COO for the Boston Tennis Tour, a semi-professional tennis league promoting high-level tennis across the Boston region. With more than 12 years in the industry, Schultz has coached beginners, top-ranked juniors, and touring professionals.