Lori McNeil – National Coach, Women's Tennis

McNeil, 45, joined the USTA staff in 2004 after working for three years at the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, Md. She also served as personal coach for Amanda Coetzer for three years, and was an assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic team in both 2004 and 2008. McNeil played professionally on the WTA Tour for 17 years and reached career-high rankings of No. 8 in singles and No. 4 in doubles. She won 12 singles titles and 40 doubles titles over the course of her career, including a mixed doubles championship at the French Open. She also recorded semifinals appearances in singles at both Wimbledon and the US Open. Additionally, McNeil represented the U.S. for three years in Fed Cup competition.

McNeil played collegiately at the Oklahoma State University where she was named an All-American after her sophomore year. She also serves as chair of the Lori McNeil Foundation, which raises money for youth tennis programs in Bermuda.