Doyle Royal

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Doyle P. Royal (January 29, 1919 – September 29, 2020) was an American college soccer and tennis coach. He coached the University of Maryland soccer team from 1946 to 1973, and the tennis team from 1954 to 1980. He played for the Maryland Terrapins between 1939 and 1943. Royal was born in Washington, D.C..

In January 2019, Doyle celebrated his 100th birthday in Bethesda, Maryland.[1]

Royal died on September 29, 2020 at the age of 101.[2]

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  1. Yasharoff, Joe. "A Royal Celebration for 100 Year-old Coaching Legend". Montgomery Community Media. Archived from the original on July 1, 2019. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  2. Pollak, Suzanne (September 29, 2020). "101-Year-Old Tennis, Soccer Champion and War Hero Doyle Royal Dies". Montgomery Community Media. Retrieved September 30, 2020.