Dan James

Wheelchair Tennis

Served as envoy

  • 2015  –  Bulgaria

Dan James spent 16 years as the US Paralympic Coach for Wheelchair Tennis in the United States. He coached teams to 11 medals during his international career including 3 gold. During that time he utilized impactful communication to raise awareness, triple budget dollars, and integrate wheelchair tennis into the Grand Slams (US Open). He delivered keynote, workshop, and television presentations throughout the world. He is taking his experience as an elite coach and applying it to impactful communication through storytelling and relationship building.

2007 and 2011 USOC Paralympic Tennis Coach of the Year
2007 and 2011 International Wheelchair Tennis Coach of the Year
2018 Tennis Education Merit Award Winner, International Tennis Hall of Fame
2012 Ikkos Award Winner (awarded by Olympic/Paralympic athletes who medal)