Phillip Barnes has been the Duncan High School Boy’s tennis coach since 1984 and the Girl’s tennis coach since 1998.  He is the Head Tennis Pro at the Chickasha Country Club and is a PTR Certified Tennis Professional.  He has coached many Missouri Valley ranked players including four with top ten rankings and several who were ranked number one in Oklahoma.  He has coached 41 players who made All-State;  32 individual State Champions;  27 Regional Champion teams;  10 State runner-up teams;  and 7 State Champion teams.  He was coach of the West All-State team;  the Oklahoma 14 and under team that won the Missouri Valley Championship;  and the Girls 2013 National Championship team.  He has been a 10-time Region 5 Tennis Coach of the Year;  a 5-time Oklahoma Tennis Coach of the Year;  and a Missouri Valley Coach of the Year.  He was inducted into the Duncan Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.  Phillip passed away on August 2, 2022.