Noel begins his first year leading both the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Programs.
Prior to BC, he captained Team Bakersfield to a runner-up finish at the 2016 USTA Sectional Championship.
As a student-athlete himself, he began playing tennis in high school at West High School where he played all four years and in 1981 won the CIF Valley Championship. He moved on to play tennis at BC where he was named winner of the 1984 Scholar Athlete Award. He then transferred to Pepperdine Univeristy where he played lacrosse and the team won the 1987 WCCL Championship.
He holds an A.A. from Bakersfield College and a B.S. in Accounting from Pepperdine University.
Noel resides in Bakersfield with his wife Kathy who teaches 3rd grade. He has four sons – Tanner, Hayden, Conrad and Race.