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Campbell signs on as new coach

Joe Meixell | Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Saint Mary’s announced Tuesday that Dale Campbell will take over as its next head coach.

Campbell takes over for Chuck Rubino who coached the Belles to ten consecutive winning seasons before stepping down earlier this year.

Campbell also bring a successful past to the Belles. He coached several sectional and nationally ranked players during his ten years as the head pro at the South Bend Racquet Club. He left South Bend in 1998 and became the owner of Lakeland Athletic Club in Niles, Mich.

He played collegiate tennis at Central Methodist College in Fayette, Miss. where he earned the No. 1 spot on the team. He was also named team captain and MVP in his senior season.

He currently lives in Granger, Ind., with his wife and three kids.