Speaking Consultant, Former PCA-Seattle Executive Director
Trainer - Seattle
Dan joined PCA from 2017 to 2018 for its inaugural year as the first Executive Director of the Seattle chapter, where he lead the chapter in creating a Development Zone culture for Seattle youth sports.
Dan James has been in the coaching profession since 1992 where he co-coached a girls high school tennis team to the Minnesota state championship. He went on to become the US Paralympic Tennis Coach at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016 Games. His athletes have won 11 medals including 3 gold. He has two times been the USOC Paralympic Tennis Coach of the Year as well as a two time International Wheelchair Tennis Coach of the Year. He has served as the Tournament Director of the US Open Wheelchair Competition at the Grand Slam as well as running the United States Tennis Association Wheelchair Tennis Program as the National Manager of Wheelchair Tennis.