BOONE - Watauga High Athletic Director Dustin Kerley has announced that David Peeler is the new boy's tennis coach.

Coach Peeler was in the US Coast Guard for 24 years. While in the Coast Guard, coach Peeler played volleyball and basketball. Prior to coming to WHS, coach Peeler was an assistant boy's basketball coach, head girl's basketball coach, and assistant boy's tennis coach at John A. Holmes High School in Edenton NC. Since arriving in Boone, coach Peeler has served as a boy's basketball assistant coach under Laura Barry and served as the head boy's basketball coach at Hardin Park Middle School.

"Coach Peeler has a passion for helping young people and we are excited for what he will bring to the athletic department and to the Men's Tennis Program," Kerley said

"I am very excited about the opportunity to be the men's tennis head coach and push these student athletes in the classroom and on the court."