Priscilla Jensen enters her fourth season and is the first head coach in SDC’s tennis history. She started both the Men’s and Women’s Tennis programs in 2014-15.
In 2015, the men’s team had an impressive inaugural year finishing the season with a No. 8 national ranking, runner-up in the GSAC Championships, and reaching quarterfinals in their first National Championship appearance. And in 2016, they became GSAC conference Champions with the highest national ranking at #6.
The women’s team made SDC history in 2017 becoming GSAC conference regular season champions going undefeated and claiming the GSAC Tournament Championships. Their highest national ranking was at #5.
Jensen received GSAC Coach of the Year and Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year- West in 2017.
Jensen was born and raised in the Netherlands, Europe, where her family still reside.
As a tennis player, she has won various national & international tennis tournaments and competed & won in a top league for several years. She was nationally ranked U14, U16 & U18. She was MVP and captain and seeded #1 all four years in all categories and has reached the top 2 in three consecutive years in ISST that governs 22 schools in Europe & Middle East. She trained at Nick Bolletieri Tennis Academy where she was recruited for top Div I schools. Because of an accident and recovery, she made a bold decision to attend a NAIA institution instead. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degree in International Business & Intercultural Studies with a minor in Radio/TV/Film at Biola University where she played both Tennis & Soccer. She was seeded #1 in singles & doubles.
After receiving her Master's degree, Jensen moved back to the Netherlands for 13 years with her husband and son. Her international corporate experience has led her through technology, oil & chemical, and telecom in purchasing and contracting for global corporations. She has also given private and group lessons in the Netherlands.
In 2005, her life took a turn as she went into Cardiac Arrest and was pronounced dead. By the grace of God, she has a second chance at life. She tries not to waste one day. This life-changing experience led her to speak, write, mentor, and teach people of all ages and cultures.
In 2011, Jensen moved to San Diego with her husband Robert and son Skylar who is a sophomore at San Diego Christian.