Ryun Ferrell left his post as Northern Illinois University head women’s tennis coach to take over the Central men’s and women’s programs.
Ferrell was head women’s coach at Drake University for seven years before joining the Northern Illinois staff in 2006. He led Drake to a pair of Missouri Valley Conference titles.
He replaces Steve Tyler, who retired after guiding the Dutch for six seasons.Central’s men were fourth in the Iowa Conference this spring. Sophomore West Adelman earned first-team all-league distinction for the second straight year, posting a 14-7 mark at No. 1 singles while teaming with junior Tim Kahl to go 15-7
at No. 1 doubles. Kahl received all-league honorable mention.
The Dutch were 13-10 in dual action.