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We Coach TENNIS — July 5th, 2012

On the July 5th edition of the We Coach TENNIS radio show our guest is Doug Pielet. Doug is from Aurora, Illinois and he played on the Men’s Tennis Team at the University of Texas at Austin from 1983 to 1987. Upon receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in advertising, Doug was awarded the Earl Campbell Scholarship, and he was named to the Outstanding College Students of America. Doug came to UT from the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, which he also attended on a full tennis scholarship. In 1983 Doug Pielet was a member of the USTA Junior Davis Cup Team. Coach Pielet is currently the Director of Tennis at the LTP Tennis Club in Charleston, S.C.

Prior to joining LTP Tennis, Doug was the Director of Tennis at the prestigious Thornblade Club in Greer, SC for 16 years. Doug’s tennis career spanned more than four decades, as a formally nationally ranked junior champion, a professional player and an instructor.  As a nationally ranked junior tennis player, Doug won numerous national championships.