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Announcing New Region 5 Community Consultant

March 12, 2007 12:20 PM

Don Lang, Community Consultant for Region 5 has had a lifelong passion for tennis.  A native of Summit, NJ where he learned how to play the game of tennis, Don has lived with his family in Sarasota for the past 14 years.  He graduated from the University of Miami with a business degree and started his career working for Fortune 500 companies in the building materials & hardware industries.

Don’s family of three sons and a daughter became active in USTA tennis in Philadelphia, PA where his two oldest sons trained at the Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis Center.  A true tennis family, all three of his sons have competed at the Division I tennis level, with 2nd oldest son Michael being a member of the 1999 Georgia Bulldog NCAA champion team, as well as being ranked #1 nationally in Boy’s 14s and 16s singles.

Don’s involvement in tennis as a career began in 1993 when he worked for IMG/Bollettieri Academy as the General Manager of the Florida Twist based in Sarasota.  For the past five years Don has been a Sales Manager for ProKennex Tennis and has traveled extensively throughout the U.S.  He has participated in USTA League Tennis as well as the Sarasota area “Prime Time” Men’s league, and has competed in National age group open tournaments.  Don’s wife, Suzy, is also very active in league tennis and was the one who made sure the boys got to tennis practice and tournaments while he was traveling.

Other than tennis and having the joy of being a part of a wonderful family of four kids and a great wife, Don enjoys traveling, the Jersey Shore, and all Hurricane Sports.  Don’s motto is:  Don’t Worry, Be Happy!!

Welcome to the USTA family Don; we are very happy you are part of our team!






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