Men's Tennis Coaches

  • Emily Purvis, Head Coach

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Emily Purvis, Head Coach

  • Coaching History
    • Duke School (Durham, NC), 2009
      • Interim Coach - Girls Tennis
  • Team Successes
    • Conference Sportsmanship Award several times
  • High School
    • South Johnston High School
    • Four Oaks, NC
    • Graduated, 2006
  • College
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill, NC
    • Graduated, 2010
  • Personal
    • Coach Purvis has 2 orange tabby cats, named Cinnamon and Ginger.
  • Favorite Quotes
    • "The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read." - Abraham Lincoln
    • "Fiddlesticks boy! Feed the birds? And then what do you have? Fat birds!!" - Chairman of Bankers, Mary Poppins
  • "My coaching inspiration comes from..."
    • ...a combination of my father, Dean Smith, and my players."