Shawn Becker was named as the head coach of the Philadelphia University women's tennis team on May 17, 2012 after serving as the men's a assistant coach for two-and-a-half years.
Since the spring of 2010, Becker served as the assistant coach for both of Philadelphia University's tennis teams. Becker—still an assistant coach for the men’s tennis team—has helped the Lady Rams compile an overall record of 14-12 since joining the coaching staff.
Before arriving at Philadelphia University, Becker was the head women’s tennis coach at Division III Rosemont College during the 2009 season. In his one year with the Ravens, the team went 6-4 in Colonial States Athletic Conference competition and Priyanka Reddy earned the conference’s player of the year award for the fourth time.
At the high school level, Becker spent two seasons building the tennis program at Palmerton Area High School. In the fall of 2008 at Plumstead Christian School, he coached the school’s first girl’s tennis player that qualified for the District 1 singles championship.
As a player Becker racked up 70 career collegiate victories—41 doubles, 29 singles—at Lebanon Valley College from 2004 until 2007.
A 2012 graduate for Philadelphia University with a degree in health sciences, Becker is a tennis instructor at the Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis & Education Center and does private coaching in the Lehigh Valley. He is also a volunteer for Embrace Your Dreams and the First Serve Program.