Jeff Halberg

Jeff Halberg is the head men's and women's tennis coach at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Halberg has been named MIAC Coach of the Year three times. He was selected men's tennis COY after guiding the Cardinals to their first MIAC Tournament berth in 2013, while being named women's tennis MIAC Co-Coach of the Year in 2010, after guiding his Cardinals to their first-ever MIAC Tournament berth, and in 2019 when his Cardinals placed fifth and earned another MIAC Tournament appearance.

Halberg brings a wealth of experience to the court for the Cardinals, having been a head teaching professional (PTR Professional and USPTA Elite Professional) for eight years, while serving as a head tennis coach at the college and high school levels for more than two decades.

Halberg has also served as head boys and girls tennis coach at Winona Cotter High School, head women’s tennis coach at Winona State University, and head women’s tennis coach at the College of Saint Benedict. He has coached three high school state champions and over two dozen high school all-conference players; at the collegiate level he has coached six NSIC all-conference players, two MIAC doubles champions, 14 MIAC all-conference players, and the 2005 Arthur Ashe Award winner.

Halberg completed his undergraduate degree at St. Olaf College in 1988 with a major in English. He completed his master’s degree in English from St. Cloud State University in 1993. Halberg has also worked in the study abroad field for over two years, having worked as Assistant Director of St. Olaf’s Interim in Ireland, and as Assistant Resident Director of the Center for British Studies through St. Cloud State University, based in Alnwick, Northumberland, United Kingdom. Using this experience, he has since led numerous athletic tours for the tennis and soccer teams to England and Ireland.