Racquetball Coaching Staff
Danny RodriguezHead Coach
Start Date: 8-1-11
DANIEL R RODRIGUEZ Department of the Army Civilian – Retired Home Phone: 434-332-4980 Email: RolloutVA@gmail.com
I was employed by the Federal Government, Department of the Army, from January 27, 1974 till my retirement in June 2005. My primary experience was in Information Technology working on various Operating Systems and the assembly and installation of hardware and networking systems. I instructed military personnel with on the job experience and wide-ranging education in information technology, particularly in DOD Operating Systems. I participated in extensive public speaking engagements in both technical and general management topics. Primary support was on Army tactical equipment used by soldiers in the field of operations, around the world. Supported tactical hardware and operating systems remotely or onsite as required.
While living in Northern Virginia, on January 15 1983, I was assigned the duties of Racquetball Professional for Courts Royal Merrifield. My duties included setting up challenge courts, challenge ladders, in-house tournaments, traveling teams, and providing racquetball clinics. My duties also include providing racquetball clinics at other Courts Royal racquetball facilities throughout Northern Virginia and Maryland.
As a retired individual I have been able to provide volunteer work at the Central Virginia YMCA in Lynchburg, VA. My work has been centered on enhancing the racquetball program. Such activities include setting up the racquetball challenge courts six days a week, organizing the YMCA traveling team which went undefeated in 2010 and 2011, coordinating the racquetball mini-camp taught by the Racquetball Legend Rueben Gonzalez, setting up the YMCA challenge ladder for women and men in singles, doubles and mixed doubles, and being the Tournament Director for the “2nd Annual, 3rd Annual, and 4th Annual YMCA James River Open”.
April 2010 Elected Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia Racquetball Association April 2011 Elected President of the Commonwealth of Virginia Racquetball Association April 2011 Certified as Racquetball Referee (1 of only nine in the state of Virginia) May 2011 Certified as an “Instructor” by “The American Professional Racquetball Association” May 2011 Ektelon National Singles Racquetball Championships Finished 3rd in 60+A age division June 2011 Team Head USA notified me that I was recommended and accepted as a sponsored player. May 2012 Certified as an “Instructor” by “The United States Racquetball Association Instructors Program” May 2012 Ektelon National Singles Racquetball Championships Finished 3rd in 60+A age division
August 2011 – May 2012 Coached the Liberty University Racquetball team June 2012 Team Head USA renewed my status as a sponsored player