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Duane Covell

covellTitle: Associate Tennis Professional

Joined High Point: 2009

Focus: To help individuals build their confidence, skill sets and enjoyment of the sport by providing insight and strategies best suited to the needs and abilities of the individual.

Duane is a dynamic instructor on the courts with a background in education, sales and marketing. He earned his BS degree in Education with a minor in Kineseology from Towson University.

His teaching experience includes over 10 years with all levels, from PeeWee's to Adult. At High Point, he leads a two-pro adult weekend workout with Dan Rasor, teaches group Pre-Junior Development classes, and offers private and small group private lessons. He holds a USPTA Professional 2 certification.

He has always been active in sports, having captained his varsity baseball team at Towson State. In Tennis, Duane reached a USTA rating of 4.5 and was ranked in the top 10 nationally for men's doubles.

Besides his activities at High Point, Duane is the Director of Global Channel Sales at RFM a subsidiary of Murata North America, where he is responsible for global sales and marketing strategies, specifically RFM's Distribution channel.

In his freetime, Duane enjoys playing the drums and guitar and has performed in many venues over the years.