Bradley Cox enters his first season as a volunteer assistant under head coach Chase Hodges.
Cox comes to Georgia State after a successful four-year career at the University of Kentucky. He graduated from UK last spring with a bachelor's degree in corporate communications. He will assist head coach Chase Hodges with all aspects of the GSU men's tennis program.
He was the captain of the Wildcats men's tennis team for the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons. He was named a 2010 ITA/NCAA All-American and earned 2011 Southeastern Conference All-Conference Tournament Team honors.
Cox was a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll three times during his career in 2007-08, 2009-10 and 2010-11. He was also the treasurer of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Kentucky from 2009-11. In that role, he helped develop plans to raise money for the committee and student-athlete body. He also met weekly with members of the committee to generate ideas for community service projects.
Cox became just the third freshman in UK history to earn an NCAA individual championship bid in 2008. He was also the second Wildcat rookie to participate in the NCAA Doubles Championships.
Cox was born on May 23, 1989 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He grew up in Duluth, Ga. and is the son of Richard and Julie. His younger brother, Jordan (20), is a professional tennis player and is ranked No. 665 in the ATP World Tour rankings.