Coach David Daniel is married to Allison Dennis Daniel, an Instructional Coach in Mathematics at Garner Middle School. They have two wonderful children—Deuce, 11 years old, and Andra, 9 years old—who keep them busy with all the events in which they are involved. Coach Daniel originally hails from Taylor, Texas, graduating from Taylor High School—home of the Fighting Ducks—in 1990.
Coach Daniel received his Bachelor’s Degree in English from Baylor University, his teaching certification from the University of Texas at Austin, and his Master of Arts in Literature from Texas State University.
Coach Daniel has been the head tennis coach and an English teacher (currently, English III AP) at Reagan High School since the school opened in 1999. In the first 16 years of the program, Reagan tennis teams have advanced to the playoffs in Team Tennis in 14 of those years (including District Champions and Region IV-6A Finalists the past two years) and qualified individuals for the Individual State Meet in 8 different years, including the last 6 in a row. Coach Daniel was named San Antonio Express News High School Tennis Coach of the year in 2004, and he is a certified Teaching Professional through the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) out of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Active in the Texas Tennis Coaches Association (TTCA), Coach Daniel serves as the Region IV-6A coordinator and co-coordinator of the 6A level for the TTCA.