Damian Hume is in his second season as assistant men's tennis coach at Michigan State.
Hume was a two-year letterwinner at Boise State and helped lead the Broncos to the Mountain West Championship and the NCAA Tournament his senior year in 2012. A first-team All-MWC selection, Hume collected a 31-7 record (18-2 dual) and qualified to play in the NCAA Championships for singles. He also earned first-team all-league honors from the Western Athletic Conference as a junior in 2011 in singles (15-13 record) and doubles (15-12), and was named the ITA Mountain Region Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship and Leadership Award winner.
He graduated from Boise State in 2012 with a degree in psychology.
Hume arrived at Boise State following a standout junior college career at Collin (Texas) College, where he captured the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) singles national championship in 2010 and helped guide the Cougars to a share of their first-ever NJCAA Division I national title. Hume also was named the NJCAA Player of the Year. The top-ranked junior college and small college player in the country, he earned a trip to the ITA Division I Indoor National Championships in 2009 and was selected to the ITA All-Star Team in 2010.
A native of Johannesburg, South Africa, Hume was the No. 1 ranked under-18 player in South Africa for two consecutive years and was ranked as high as No. 37 in the World ITF Juniors. He won both singles and doubles titles at the African Cup, and played in the Junior Wimbledon, French Open and Queens.