The Texas Tennis Coaches Association (TTCA) will be inducting a Unicorn into its Hall of Fame this year.
David Mueller, who served as the New Braunfels High School tennis coach for 40 years up until his retirement from the school in 2022, has been announced as a member of the 2023 TTCA Hall of Fame class. He will be inducted during a ceremony at the TTCA Convention Banquet at Horseshoe Bay Resort on Dec. 8. Mueller will be inducted alongside Jeff Bramlett of Alamo Heights and Diana Caston of Kirbyville.
Mueller served as an assistant coach at Texas Lutheran University from 2020-2022, he now is the Bulldogs’ head tennis coach. During his four decades with the Unicorns, he won dozens of individual and team state championships, including 25 individual state championships and eight team titles. His teams also finished as state runners-up four times.
Mueller has been heavily involved with the TTCA, serving as president from 1999-2001. He also has been a
board member, and was named TTCA Coach of the Year twice during his career.
“The organization has been a blessing to serve with,” Mueller said. “I was blessed to have so many great players
to coach. I had great administrative support which made it a lot better. I also had a handful of really talented
assistant coaches, and I give them credit for the success we had.”
A Hall of Fame committee selected the honorees from a statewide list of nominations.
The mission of the TTCA, headquartered in Bryan, Texas, is to encourage and develop tennis as part of the
curriculum and athletic programs in public and private schools in the state of Texas.