In 38 years as Stanford’s tennis coach, Dick Gould produced 17 NCAA championship teams, ten singles champions and seven doubles team winners. He was named intercollegiate tennis’s Coach of the Decade for both the 1980s and 1990s, with his teams winning three straight titles from 1988 through 1990 and four from 1995 through 1998. His 1998 team was undefeated in 28 collegiate events. All told, in NCAA championship play, his teams won 88 of 99 matches. Among his individual champions was future professional star John McEnroe.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.
Plaque location: Stanford University