Spring Hill College has named John Dotson of Fairhope as the school's head coach of men's tennis.
Currently an independent tennis professional for the City of Fairhope since 2010, Dotson also has served as a volunteer coach at Fairhope High School for the past four seasons and was the owner/director of The Club at Rock Creek from 2004-2010.
Dotson holds an Associate in Arts degree from Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn., and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Birmingham Southern College in 1984.
A native of Detroit, Mich., Dotson has also served as the owner/director of Cascades Racket Club in Clinton, Miss., and been the Head Tennis Professional at The Fields Club in Norcross, Ga., and The Country Club of Roswell in Roswell, Ga. He began his career in coaching as the Head Tennis Professional for the Town of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., in January 1994.
As collegiate player, Dotson was the Team MVP at Martin Methodist in 1982 and earned a national ranking in the NAIA at Birmingham-Southern during the 1984 season.