William Crabtree

1989 TTCA Hall of Fame Inductee


Bill “Doc” Crabtree coached the East Texas State University Lions to the NAIA National Championship in 1978 and 1972, the only coach in school history to guide his program to two national titles. He served as the Lion tennis coach for 19 years, winning 12 LSC Championships. Eight of his players were named NAIA All-Americans. He was later inducted into the LSC Hall of Honor in 2007.