Danny Seemiller

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Danny Seemiller is a championship winning table tennis player from the United States. He has an unorthodox playing style called the Seemiller grip.

Danny began playing serious table tennis as an early adolescent. By 1972, he was the number one qualifier on the U.S. World Team. He has won five U.S. Men's Singles Championships (in 1976, 1977, 1980, 1982, and 1983). He was once ranked #19 in the world.[1]

From 1990 to 1995 he served as president of United States Table Tennis Association (now called USA Table Tennis). He was inducted into the USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame in 1995.[1]

In 1996, he moved to New Carlisle, Indiana and became a coach at the South Bend Table Tennis Club. At South Bend, he has developed such players as Mark Hazinski,[2] who is currently the top player in the country.[3]