David W. Strang Table Tennis Professional Experience as of 1/01/99


Masters of Arts - Physical Education/Sport Administration (1988)

Bachelor of Science - Recreation Administration with

Coaching & Physical Education course concentrations

both Degrees from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242

Director of NorthEast Table Tennis Association ('93-Current)

Club Director and 'Pro':

Middletown Table Tennis Club,

Fairfield Table Tennis Club

Coaching Director:

Fairhaven Athletics T.T.. Club (New Haven)

Riverview Hospital School T. T. Classes

Fairhaven Middle School Summer School T. T. Classes


Coaching Certification: USATT Level 3 Regional Coach since 1990 (Highest in N.England)

Individual Students coached (selected):

Vernon Weingart - US Senior Olympic Champion 55-60 yr. Men & Ohio 50+ Champ

Jerry Coleman - US Wheelchair National Champion Disability Category Level 3

Marla Glick- National Junior Olympics Bronze Medalist

Vivian Marx - National Collegiate Women's Singles Semi-finalist (3rd)

Joseph Pomianowski - Connecticut State Youth Champion


Related employment & experience:

RobbinsSport -Mt. Clemens,Mich.- Marketing & Product Dev. Director (Natn'l TableTennis Equip. Co.(TSP))

USA Table Tennis - US Olympic HQ - Assistant to National Program Director (Internship)

Kent State Univ. Ice Arena - Ass't Arena manager ** Youngstown (OH) YMCA (Internship)

Akron Table Tennis Center- Club founder/director,

Founder/Producer/Commentator USTTA Films Tournament Videotape program 1982-92

Articles: '90 US Open'(Feature Article)-Table Tennis Magazine. 'Video & TT'- R.Sport '92 National Catalog


Exhibitions/Clinics: Over 100 demonstrations from Colorado to Connecticut.(Mi, Ct. Ch.,Ms, etc)

Schools-elementary through University, all school assemblies, Phys. Ed Classes etc.

Shopping Malls, Conventions, H.S./Univ. Basketball 'halftime show's, Rec Cntrs,YMCAs,JCCs

CLINICS with Sean O'neil (US Champ) Middletown,Hamden, CT and w/Randy Seemiller & Del Sweeris Akron,OH

Tournament DIRECTOR: over 30+ USATT State & Regional Tournaments

Assistant . Director 1982 US Open, Event Coordinator 1988 Nat. Collegiate Championships (ACUI) .

Tournament TITLES WON (selected)

Rankings- USA Top- 50 ('88-90) Olympic Eligible Men, Top- 10 ('80-81) U.S. Collegiate Men


94,'95 Connecticut Men's Sinqles Champion '

98 Connecticut State Champion- Senior Men (40+)

'93 -'94. Ohio Men's Doubles Champion

1976 Ohio Junior Champion (.youth U-21)

Ohio Team member -'87,86,85,83,81,80,79

'93 Sun TV Open Men's Singles (Canton,OH)

1992 Akron Open Elite (Men's) Sngls Champion 1982

Columbus (OH) Open Mixed Doubles Champion

4 times Kent State University Champion

3 time Regional Collegiate Doubles Champion

Finalist -

'93 Akron Open,

'88,86 Cleveland (OH) Summer Open,

'87 Ohio Top 12 Championship

'84 Panda Akron Open, '84 Dayton Open,

'81 Columbus Open (All Ohio Events)


Semi-finalist (3rd or 4th)

'88 Wyoming Open, '88 Denver (CO) Open,87,

'87 Ohio Champs.,'81 Detroit (MI) Open

'80 Columbus Open, 93 W. Mass Open

1981 Nat'l Colleqlate - Dbls- 2nd Snols 7th