Episode #38: Dick Gould has inspired and influenced the tennis community around the world. He is humility, grace, positivity and fun wrapped into one human being. There are so many lessons packed into this podcast about enjoying the journey, being a mentor/coach and the secret sauce behind winning. A lifetime of wisdom packed into 45 mins, do not miss out!
Dick Gould is a retired Tennis Coach and coached the tennis teams at Stanford University for 38 years. His Stanford men's tennis teams won 17 NCAA Team Championships, 10 NCAA Singles Championships, and 50 of his players won All-American honors.
He promoted indoor intercollegiate tennis matches, drawing the largest college crowds in history, designed the first electronic intercollegiate scoreboard, has hosted the U.S. Junior Davis Cup & USTA National Junior Training camps, conceived and directed the 1st ever combined men’s and women’s NCAA Championships.
Dick received the Positive Coaching Alliance “lifetime achievement award”, and Team USA Coaching Legend Award.
He is happily married to his wife Anne and loves spending time with his 5 children, 17 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.