Tusler just wrapped his first season as the head coach of the men's program and will embark on his first season with the women's team in the Fall of 2018.
Tusler tallied a 1-17 overall record during his first season with the men's squad. Under his direction, Aidan Roach (Norwell, Mass.) was a Second Team All-CCC Singles Selection following the regular season.
Tusler comes to Milton having served in many different positions within the tennis coaching profession. Most notably, Tusler served as the Head Coach of the Bentley University men's tennis team from 1991 to 2005. He led the program to the Northeast-10 (NE-10) regular season championship in 1991, 1993, 1995, and the NE-10 Tournament Championship in 1996. Tusler was named the NE-10 Coach of the Year in 1995 and was also a Coach of the Year award recipient again 2007 after he launched Wheelock College's inaugural tennis program and earned his 200th career win as a head coach. Other key stops for Tusler include serving as an assistant coach for the women's tennis team at Harvard University, leading the Crimson to an Ivy League title. Tusler returns to the CCC after a three-year stint at Salve Regina as the head coach men's and women's tennis programs.
Tusler also has extensive experience teaching in the at the private club level. He has helped develop talent at the junior level as many of his players went onto have successful college careers. From 2008-09 Tusler was the host tennis professional to World Team Tennis' Boston Lobsters and taught many high-profile members of the Boston Red Sox at Jason Varitek's annual Putt-Putt for a charity event at Ferncroft Country Club.
Tusler completed his undergraduate work at Northern Vermont University and is a 1974 graduate of Kimball Union Academy. In addition to his coaching duties at Curry, Tusler serves as the Head Alpine Ski Coach at Wellesley High School, a position he has held for ten years.