Caroline Dolehide, known for her impressive serve and down-to-earth personality, has established herself as a prominent figure in the tennis industry. But who are the parents who raised this remarkable player?
Caroline was born to her parents, Brian Dolehide and Mary Catherine, who frequently make appearances in her tournaments.
They got married and raised four athletically gifted children; Courtney, Brian, Caroline, and Stephanie.
Caroline Dolehide is an American professional tennis player who has won one WTA Tour, one WTA 125 doubles, and 18 ITF Women’s Circuit titles, to date
She started competing on the ITF Women’s Circuit in 2016 and made her WTA Tour debut in July 2017.
Additionally, in 2019, at the Pan American Games held in Lima, Peru, the 25-year-old athlete secured two medals—a gold (doubles) and a silver (singles).
She clinched the gold, pairing with Usue Arconada and becoming the first 20-year-old American duo to achieve this feat since Pam Shriver and Donna Faber in 1991.
Moreover, Caroline Dolehide reached her career high, ranking #99 in singles on May 22, 2023, and #39 in doubles on May 16, 2022.
Known for her aggressive baseliner style, powerful groundstrokes, and strong serve, she currently trained under Jorge Todero.
Who Are Caroline Dolehide Parents?
Caroline Dolehide, born on September 5, 1998, in Hinsdale, Illinois, is the daughter of Brian Dolehide and Mary Catherine Dolehide.
She grew up with three siblings: an older sister named Courtney, a younger sister named Stephanie, and a brother named Brian.
Their family dynamic was characterized by warmth and support, which contributed to Caroline’s down-to-earth personality.
Her father, Brian, is a Loyola University graduate and used to work at the Revere Midwest Company.
The Dolehide family shared a mutual love for tennis and are often seen attending tennis games together.
Caroline, influenced by her family’s passion, began playing tennis at the age of five.
Surprisingly, it was not her parents who introduced her to the sport, but rather her older sister Courtney.
A Family Full Of Athletes
Caroline is not the sole athlete in her family; all of her siblings are also involved in sports.
The oldest sister, Courtney Bernadette Dolehide, is both a tennis player and a coach. She played for the UCLS Bruins women’s tennis and won the NCAA championship in 2014.
Later Courtney served as a women’s tennis coach at UT Austin. Similarly, in 2018, she was appointed head coach for men’s and women’s tennis at Georgetown.
Besides Courtney, Caroline has two other siblings, Stephanie and Brian, who are athletes.
Stephanie Dolehide also played collegiate tennis at Army West Point after being a four-year letterman at Hinsdale Central High School.
She is currently studying Law and Legal Studies, and in her junior year, she served as class president.
At West Point, Stephanie excelled in both singles and doubles and earned the Team’s Most Valuable Player award in 2020.
Similarly, Brian Dolehide played golf at Hinsdale Central High School before committing to play collegiate golf at Florida Atlantic University.
After graduating in 2019 with a major in marketing, he started working as a SLED government sales manager at Granite Telecommunications.
Later, he worked at Goucher College as a Men’s and Women’s assistant golf coach before taking the head coach position.
After 5 months of service at Goucher College, he worked at Baylor University before realizing his job as a Men’s Golf Head Coach at Texas A&M University-Commerce in September 2022.