Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach

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Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach
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Directed by Danny Leiner
Produced by Danny Leiner
Seann William Scott
Written by Andy Stock
Rick Stempson
Starring Seann William Scott
Randy Quaid
Leonor Varela
Music by John Swihart
Cinematography Rogier Stoffers
Edited by Matthew Rohrs
GreeneStreet Films
Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Release date
  • January 13, 2009 (2009-01-13) (United States)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $15 million

Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach is an American sports comedy film directed by Danny Leiner and features actor Seann William Scott as the main character and Randy Quaid in a supporting role. It was filmed mostly in Austin and Taylor, Texas, and was released direct-to-video on January 13, 2009.[1]



The screenplay, written by Andy Stock and Rick Stempson, won the 2005 BlueCat Screenplay Competition.[2] The film is set in Lincoln, Nebraska but was filmed mostly in Austin, Texas and various locations around the city. The writers Rick Stempson and Andy Stock are both Lincoln East High School graduates.[3]


  1. ^ "Ball's Out: The Gary Houseman Story". The Movie Insider. Archived from the original on 4 February 2009. Retrieved March 7, 2009. 
  2. ^ "BlueCat Screenwriting Competition - 2005 Winner". Bluecat Screenplay Competition. Archived from the original on July 8, 2010. Retrieved July 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Tennis coach is seeing stars with Hollywood screenplay deal". Daily Nebraskan. Retrieved April 6, 2006. 

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