Coach Travis Dalrymple is currently in his tenth year of coaching here at Westwood and is glad to be back home. He graduated from Westwood High School in 2000 and played tennis all four years under Coach James Hood. While playing for the Westwood tennis team, the team won District and ranked in the top ten in State every year. He also won two District Championships in Doubles.
After high school, he chose to attend Southwest Texas State University. While at school, he majored in Exercise and Sport Science and earned teaching certifications in Math, Sociology and P.E. He was President of his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Order, won Tennis Intramurals three times and was Collegiate Champion in Ping Pong.
After college, Coach Dalrymple began his coaching career at Stony Point High School. He worked at Stony Point for four years and turned a zero win team into Regional Qualifiers in 2008. He also captured two District Championships in Doubles and Mixed Doubles and sent six kids to Regionals. All of which were firsts in school history. Coach Dalrymple was named Capital Area Tennis Association Coach of the Year in 2007.
While at Westwood, he has won 8 straight District Titles and had his team ranked in the top 10 in the State the last 5 years. His teams have made back to back Regional Finals the last two years as well. He was 2017 District Coach of the Year and Region2 Coach of the Year. Coach Dalrymple has had 8 kids make the state tournament the last few years resulting in 2 State Championships with 2013 Boys Singles State Champion Miguel Alda and 2017 Girls Singles State Champion Kiana Graham. He currently has former players playing Collegiate Tennis at the University of Texas, Villanova, Columbia, Southwestern University, Seattle University, Cal-Tech, University of Arkansas - Ft. Smith, Whittier and UT-Dallas.
Throughout High School and College, Coach Dalrymple was a Teaching Pro at Great Hills Country Club. Also, he has been the Director of Sports Camps at Great Hills Country Club and Sports Country Camp in Dripping Springs. More recently, he has worked as a traveling Tennis Pro and has spent time teaching tennis at five star resorts in Jamaica, Mexico and the Bahamas.
Coach Dalrymple met his wife Lindsey in college and they have been married 9 years now. She works in the IT department at a student housing company They have a daughter Reese, who is 6 years old and a son named Smith who just turned 4. His sister, Tracy and cousin Neil were also Westwood tennis players. He is very excited about being at Westwood and plans to be here a very long time.