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DU Women’s Tennis Names David Lowenthal as Assistant Coach
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 08/23/2013

DENVER – The University of Denver women’s tennis program has announced the hiring of David Lowenthal as assistant coach, head coach Christian Thompson announced recently.

For the last seven years, Lowenthal worked as a private tennis coach in New Jersey where he specialized in proper stroke mechanics, point construction and strategy, footwork/court speed and match preparation. He also advised students and their parents on collegiate recruitment and various scholarship options.

In addition, Lowenthal managed all the marketing, planning and operations of his widely successful tennis program.

Prior to his time as a private tennis coach, Lowenthal traveled with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour for two years. During his time with the tour, Lowenthal trained under famed coach Jose Higueras and achieved the No. 692 ATP world ranking.

Lowenthal also has previous collegiate coaching experience as he was on the staff for his alma mater, Wake Forest University, as the assistant men’s tennis coach for the 2005-06 season. During his coaching tenure with the Demon Deacons, Lowenthal helped with coaching, recruiting, travel arrangements and budget management. He provided group and individual training as well as leading structured practices.

As a competitor, Lowenthal was a four-year member of the Wake Forest University men’s varsity tennis team (2000-04). During his time on the team, Lowenthal was a team captain and ranked as high as 24th in singles and 23rd in doubles.  He also captured an ACC singles title, was a two-time All-ACC choice and a two-time NCAA qualifier during his collegiate career.



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