Scot Reinhart is in his second full season on the Forester women's tennis coaching staff after coming to the College prior to the 2017 spring semester. He also serves as an assistant for the men's program.
The Forester women set a program record with 23 victories against just three losses in 2017-18. The team was 8-1 in Midwest Conference play and was the league's runner-up in the regular season and MWC Tournament. Individuals on the squad captured conference titles in doubles at #1 and in singles at #2 and #5.
Reinhart has helped lead the Forester men's team to a 28-19 overall record and a 13-3 mark in Midwest Conference play in his two seasons with the program. Lake Forest finished third in the league standings in 2017 and second last year and were the runners-up at both MWC Championship Tournaments. Players on the team have combined to claim five positional titles at the last two MWC Individual Tournaments.
Reinhart has also been the head boys and girls tennis coach at Lane Tech High School since 2016 and led the girls team to a third place finish at the Chicago Public Schools City Tournament his first season. Prior to taking over the program at Lane Tech, he was the head junior varsity and assistant varsity coach at Chicago's Northside College Preparatory High School and led the JV team to four CPS titles.
In addition to coaching tennis, Reinhart owns and operates a small business. After graduating from the University of Arizona, he spent 17 years working for various advertising agencies and developed advertising, packaging and promotions for clients such as Coors Brewing, Kraft Foods, U.S. Postal Service, Nestle Quik!, Red Lobster, Salon Selectives, Coke Brands, Cracker Jack and Frito-Lay Brands, and Orville Redenbacher.
Still a successful player himself, Reinhart has competed for Northwestern University's USTA 4.0 traveling team for several years and helped the squad claim a Chicago district championship. He played at Elk Grove High School for four years and at at Harper College for two before transferring to the University of Arizona, where he competed on the club team.
Reinhart resides in Chicago.