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Daniel Cornelison - Tennis Director

Daniel Cornelison has more than 20 years of coaching experience.  He began playing tennis when he was only 15 years old and then attended Henderson State University on a full tennis scholarship.  Daniel is a USPTA Elite Professional and USPTR Performance Coach.

He began coaching on the college level at the University of North Texas in 2003.  After 2 years of coaching the women's team he segued into junior tennis at Highland Shores Courts in Lewisville, Texas.  Growing there program from a mere 2 students to 45 students as well as working part time at Arlington Tennis Center.  From there he moved to  the Little Rock Racquet Club in Little Rock, Arkansas working with both adults and juniors he grew the junior program from 25 to 150 juniors at his exit.  Taking charge as the Elite Performance Academy Director, his high school students that he has worked with since they were very young have won multiple state titles ranging from 1A-7A divisions.

As a player Daniel is actively involved in 10.0 mixed double team who placed 3rd in nationals in 2017. His 5.0+ team has won state 4 years in a row.

With his wife Alisa, he has four boys who love and play the game of tennis.

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Dillon McDougal

Dillon McDougal is a Hot Springs native and has played tennis since he was 6. Dillon has taught tennis in our beautiful city for 9 years and is USPTA certified. Dillon came to Hot Springs CC in 2012. He has a passion for teaching junior development and improving the adult players’ game! Dillon is a true fan of the game and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others.