Tommy Heim – Head Coach
Coach Heim begins his twenty-eighth year of coaching, back at his alma mater, Deer Park High School. After graduating DPHS in 1981, Coach Heim earned his Bachelor’s (1986) and Master’s Degree (1988) from Stephen F. Austin University. Prior to coaching at Deer Park, Heim coached at Clear Lake High School for eleven years.
Kevin McElroy – Assistant Coach
Coach McElroy (Coach Mac) is beginning his twenty-second year of coaching. Coach McElroy was born is Pasadena, Texas and played tennis at Sam Rayburn High School. After graduating high school, he attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in History and Kinesiology. Prior to coming to Deer Park High School, Coach McElroy coached at Sam Rayburn High School for one year under Texas Tennis Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame member, Jerry Franklin. In 1998, Coach McElroy was recruited by his high school tennis coach and Texas Tennis Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame member, Kim Enocksen, to come coach with her at Kingwood High School. Coach McElroy served as her assistant coach for 15 years before becoming the head boys tennis coach there in 2013 for 5 years. Coach McElroy has been married to his wife, Beth, since 2005 and they have two daughters, Kayleigh and Addison.
Laura Atkins – Assistant Coach
Was born in Pearland, Tx and played varsity tennis at Pearland High School. Graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelors in Education. Played collegiate tennis. This will be my 5th year coaching tennis after being the head women’s coach at Clear Brook High School.