Rosemary Luther DeHoog

Rosemary Luther DeHoog

When were you first introduced to tennis?
When I was 13. I have been at Drumlins 41 years.

What inspired you to continue tennis?
I liked it. I improved quickly. My dad was my hitting partner.

What do you do for fun (other than tennis)?
I sail, kayak, go to the opera and read. Also, driving my Miata.

What are some accomplishments you are most proud of?

  • Inducted into the USPTA Eastern Hall of Fame 2012
  • My son became a certified professional in 2010
  • Tex Schwab Lifetime Achievement Award, USPTA Eastern Division 2002.
  • United States Professional Tennis Association - Professional of the Year 1993. A charter inductee of the Kalamazoo College Athletic Hall of Fame, 1986.
  • Winner of Sue Little Sportsmanship Award given by Albion College Irving the Women's Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (WMIAA) tournament.
  • Winner of 4 WMIAA Conference Championships.
  • Head Professional at Drumlins since 1979. Staff professional since 1972. Having helped so many high school players to play on tennis teams.
  • Post-Standard Woman of Achievement, 1987.

    Other Information

  • Head Professional for 35 years
  • USPTA certified Master Professional, only women Master Pro in the Eastern Division
  • 41 years of experience on Drumlins' staff
  • 1989 USPTA National Tournament finalist
  • Adjunct Professor of Exercise Science at Syracuse University
  • USTA Training Center Regional Coach
  • Women's Speakers Bureau semifinalist
  • Former college team member, Kalamazoo College, MI. Charter member of Kalamazoo College Athletic Hall of Fame 1986
  • Four-time singles champion, Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
  • Speaker at USPTA National Convention, 1994 - 1997
  • Member of USPTA National Executive Committee, 1995-1998
  • USPTA Eastern Division President, 1995 & 1996
  • USPTA Eastern Professional of the Year, 1993
  • National Summer Coach of Girl's 18's at Forest Hills, NY, 1992, Eastern Tennis Association
  • National Summer Coach of Girl's 18's at Fairfield, CA, 1993
  • National Summer Coach, Forest Hills, NY, 1992
  • Zonal 14's Coach during summer 1991, Asheville, NC
  • USPTA, Eastern Division, Tex Schwab Lifetime Achievement Award, 2002