Daniel Rockhill begins his 19th season as Assistant Coach of the Clippers in 2018-19. While at Concordia, Daniel has been recognized by the ITA as the Eastern Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and most recently in 2018 while garnering Eastern Region Women's Assistant Coach of the Year honors in 2010, 2013 and 2018. On a national level, he has received the ITA National Men's Assistant Coach of Year distinction in 2010, 2013 and 2018.
Starting in 2018, Rockhill began serving as the ITA East Regional Ranking Chair for women's tennis while being added to the East Regional Ranking Committee for men's tennis in 2019.
A 1990 graduate from Concordia, Daniel was ranked 9th nationally in doubles (1990), served as team captain (1989-1990), and is the only player in NCAA Division II history to win both singles and doubles Conference Championships in the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference and the Metropolitan Collegiate Tennis Conference in the same season (1990).
Daniel is a practicing clinician in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is also an active volunteer with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and local Meals on Wheels.
Coach Rockhill continues his family coaching tradition as his father, Dr. Ronald H. Rockhill, guided the Clippers from 1965 - 1968. In addition, Daniel's mother, Esther Petzke Rockhill, was a decorated athlete and coach for Concordia during the 1960's. In an effort to recognize her impact on students and athletics, the athletic department annually awards the Esther Petzke Rockhill honor for excellence in women’s athletics.
Daniel also operates his own blog “The lines are still good” which follows the Clippers and other tennis happenings at http://concordiaclipperstennis.blogspot.com.