Piedmont College - Tennis

Coaching Staff

Dick Stockton
Head Men's Tennis Coach/Assistant Women's Tennis Coach


Professional Tennis Career
Ranked #8 in the world in 1977
US Open Mixed Doubles Champion (1975)
French Open Mixed Doubles Champion (1984)
US Open 35-and-Over Doubles Champion (1987,1989, 1990)
US Open 45-and-Over Doubles Champion (1996, 1999, 2000)
Wimbledon 45-and-Over doubles champion (1997)
Member of the US Davis Cup Team (1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979)
Qualified for WCT Finals (1976, 1977, 1978)
Won 20 National Junior Titles (a record at the time)

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions
Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame (1990)
Texas Tennis Hall of Fame (1996)
Trinity University Athletic Hall of Fame (1999)
USTA-Eastern Section Hall of Fame (2001)
 
Collegiate Career at Trinity University (1969-1972)
Four-time All-American at Trinity University (1969-1972)
NCAA Doubles runner-up (1971)
NCAA Singles Champion (1972)
NCAA Team Championship (1972)
 
Dick Stockton enters his first season as Head Men’s Tennis Coach and Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach in 2018. The former tennis professional boasts a storied 15-year professional career including mixed doubles titles at the US Open and French Open.
 
Stockton was ranked as high as 8th in the world in 1977, six years after turning professional. He won the US Open Mixed Doubles Championship in 1975 and the French Open Mixed Doubles Championship in 1984. He also was a five-time member of the US Davis Cup Team during the ‘70s.
 
He posted back-to-back quarterfinal appearances in the US Open singles in 1976 and 1977 and was a semi-finalist in the Wimbledon singles in 1974 and the French Open singles in 1978. He also won the US Open 35-and-Over Doubles Championship three times and the US Open 45-and-Over Doubles Championship three times. The former pro also was the Wimbledon 45-and-Over Doubles Champion in 1997.
 
Stockton’s career victories include wins over John McEnroe, Athur Ashe, Jimmy Connors, and Bjorn Borg among others. For his successful career, he has been inducted into four athletic Hall of Fame’s including his alma mater Trinity University.
 
Stockton has collegiate Head Coaching Experience from his stint as Head Men’s Tennis Coach at the University of Virginia from 1998-2001. He led a pair of individuals to ITA All-American honors during his career at Virginia including Brian Vahaly who made four straight NCAA tournament singles appearances with a runner-up finish in 2001 under Stockton’s leadership. Stockton also led Vahaly and Huntley Montgomery to a semifinal appearance in 2001 in the NCAA tournament for doubles.
 
He has spent the last 25 years serving in different capacities ranging from Director of Tennis for the Delray Beach Tennis Center to being President of Tennis Management Services, Inc. He currently is the President and Executive Director of Blue Sky Foundation, Inc., his own foundation that uses the sport of tennis to give back to service men and women and their families through its Boots on the Court® program.
 
Stockton played his four-year collegiate career at Trinity University in Texas where he was a four-time All-American. He was the 1972 NCAA Singles Champion and Trinity won the 1972 NCAA Championship as a team. He was also the NCAA Doubles runner-up a year prior in 1971.
 
Stockton’s success began as a junior winning 20 national junior titles which was a record at the time. He won both the Easter Bowl and the Orange Bowl in 1968 prior to beginning his collegiate career at Trinity University.
 
A 1972 graduate of Trinity University in Texas, Stockton manages all aspects of the men’s tennis program while also serving as the assistant women’s tennis coach.


Trey Martin
Head Women's Tennis Coach/Assistant Men's Tennis Coach


Assistant Coach at Piedmont (2015-2018)
Women’s Tennis 2018 USA South West Division title
Men’s Tennis 2017 USA South West Division title
USA South Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Year (2018)
11 All-Conference student-athletes
 
Collegiate Career at Piedmont (2011-2015)
44-21 overall record in singles play
Led the team in singles victories his sophomore & junior seasons
USA South All-Conference (2014)
GSAC Regular Season Team Championship
NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship Award winner

Trey Martin enters his fourth season with the Piedmont tennis program taking on a new role in the summer of 2018 as Head Women’s Tennis Coach and Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach. Martin is a familiar face at Piedmont after his own collegiate career on the courts for the Lions.
 
In his first three seasons as a graduate assistant and assistant coach with the tennis programs, both teams earned regular season conference championships. The women’s team claimed the 2018 USA South West Division title while the men’s team took the honor in 2017 as USA South West Division champions.
 
The tennis programs combined for a total of 60 wins over Martin’s three seasons as an assistant coach. The women’s team posted their best record of the three years in 2018 (12-5) after Martin’s recruiting efforts helped bring in nine freshmen including USA South Rookie of the Year Caroline Connelly.  
 
Martin has led 11 student-athletes to all-conference honors in his first three seasons on staff with the tennis programs including five first-team selections.
 
Martin’s own successful playing career contributed to his success on the other side of the court as he posted a 44-21 overall record in singles play including a perfect 5-0 showing in his debut season with the team. Martin showed consistency over his final three seasons with the team posting double-digit win totals in singles play topping all Lions with his 11 wins in his sophomore year and again with 12 in his junior season.
 
The success of his junior season helped Martin earn All-Conference honors in 2014 as a 3rd Team selection. Piedmont also earned a postseason win in each of his last three seasons, the first three seasons in the USA South for the Lions. In Martin’s freshman year, he helped lead the Lions to the Great South Athletic Conference regular season title with Piedmont going a perfect 8-0 in the GSAC regular season.
 
Martin is a 2015 graduate of Piedmont College as he triple majored in undergrad in History, Politcal Science, and Secondary Education with a concentration in History. In 2017, Martin graduated with a Master’s in Secondary Education with a focus in History from Piedmont College.
 
Martin is a native of Homer, Georgia and manages all aspects of the women's tennis program while also serving as the assistant men's tennis coach.