Hall of Fame - David Watson 2003 Inductee
David Watson’s Racquetball Resume
David was born in Anthony, KS on May 3, 1961. He began playing racquetball in 1982 at the age of 21. David is currently 40 and during his 19 years of playing has amassed an incredible list of awards.
8 Oklahoma State Open Championships
1 Texas State Open Championship
4 25+ State Championships
4 30+ State Championships
4 35+ State Championships
5 Open Regional Championships
2 19+ Regional Championships
3 25+ Regional Championships
4 30+ Regional Championships
3 35+ Regional Championships
1998 30+ National Champion, Houston, TX
1998 35+ World Seniors Champion, Albuquerque, NM
1998 35+ US Open Champion, Memphis, TN
1998 Bud Muehleison Award Recipient – USAR Age Group Male Athlete of the Year – 1st athlete to ever win Gold Medals at all 3 major championships. Among these gold medals, 2 silvers and 1 bronze.
1999 35+ World Seniors Champion, Albq., NM
2000 35+ National Doubles Champion, Baltimore,MD w/Dave Eagle, OH
2000 35+ Mixed Doubles Champion, Baltimore,MD w/Lorraine Galloway, NY
2001 35+ World Senior Champion, Albq., NM
2002 US Open 40+ Mixed Doubles Champion, Memphis,TN w/Debbie Chaney
2003 40+ World Senior Champion, Albq., NM
2004 40+ World Senior Champion, Albq. NM
2005 US Open 40+ Mixed Doubles Champion, Memphis,TN w/ Debbie Chaney
David continues serving the sport in other ways besides winning on the court. He served as the VP on the ORA board for 1 year and is currently the President of the ORA. In 1999, David became an AmPRO Certified Clinician traveling across the country certifying instructors. David also enjoys traveling around the country with his Performance Training Camps.
Currently; Still playing, teaching and having fun!