Barbara Lain Camp

Induction Year: 2006


Barbara Lain Camp (born 1944) began playing tennis when she was 14 and was a ranked junior Texas player before going on to win 2 high school state doubles championships in 1961 and 1962. After obtaining a degree in education from Texas Tech, she started the women’s tennis team at Southern Methodist University in 1969. Over the 11 years she coached at SMU, the team was nationally ranked 9 times. She served as the executive director of the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation and held several other roles in women’s tennis.