Daniel has been the Director of the Sports Complex since September of 2018. As the Director, he oversees the operations of the tennis, pool, concessions, gym, and pro shop. Previously, he had been the General Manager of the Leon Valley Pools in San Antonio, Texas. A native of Denham Springs, Daniel has worked for SELA Aquatics since 2012. Daniel graduated from LSU in 2016 with a degree in finance, specialized in financial planning, and again in 2018 with a Masters in Finance, specialized in corporate finance. In his personal life, Daniel was heavily involved within the LSU band department, and was the Golden Band from Tigerland’s Drum Major in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Daniel also sang with the Tiger Tenors, a men’s a capella organization in Baton Rouge. Currently, Daniel is the Co-Founder and CFO of Tonal Innovation, a business that is focused on helping band programs do more with innovative technological solutions, and is an avid SCUBA Diver.
Murl “Ray” Anders is a proud alumnus of Tyler Junior College. Ray began his tennis professional career in 1979 at Tyler Tennis and Swim Club. From 1980 to 1982 he was a tennis professional at Westwood Country Club in Houston. Following his time in Houston Ray moved his family to Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he has been a tennis professional for thirty-six years. Ray was the Director of Tennis at Sherwood Forest Country Club from 1982 to 2008. He was the Director of Tennis at The Oaks at Sherwood from 2008-2013 and is presently the Director of Tennis at the University Club. From 1983 to 1984 Ray served as the president of the Louisiana Professional Tennis Association. He also served as vice president from 1999 to 2001. Ray has acquired a host of professional honors, accomplishments, and awards during his career and he was the tournament director for the Louisiana Charity Tennis Event of the Year in 2003, 2004, and 2005. In 2013 Ray was awarded Louisiana Tennis Association Family of the Year and was a Southern Junior Cup Coach. As head coach Ray led a high school boys 3A team to state runner up titles in 2011, 2012, and 2013 and state championships in 2014 and 2015.
A native of Lafayette, Louisiana, Jessica has resided in Baton Rouge for the past four years while she pursues a degree in Communication Disorders from LSU. She has worked for SELA Aquatics at the University Club Sports Complex for the past three years, and was the Food and Beverage Manager for the past two summer seasons. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys gardening and has recently become involved in the Louisiana French speaking community.