Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach


1h 33m 2008

Brief Synopsis

An over-zealous high school janitor takes on the task of coaching a group of lovable misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship, overcoming their motley backgrounds in the process.

Film Details

Also Known As
Balls Out: The Gary Housman Story, Gary the Tennis Coach
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Arri Group; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; England Insurance; Entertainment Partners; Film Finances, Inc.; Greenestreet Films; Hollywood Intermediate; Icon Uk Group; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Post Creations; Reality Check Studios; Searchworks; Sony Pictures Releasing
Distribution Company
Sena; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Austin, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

An over-zealous high school janitor takes on the task of coaching a group of lovable misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship, overcoming their motley backgrounds in the process.

Crew

Jane Pia Abramowitz

Assistant Editor

David Abuel

Visual Effects

Jim Albert

Sound Engineer

Brad Allen

Grip

Ethan Andrus

Sound Mixer

Jeff M Andrus

Key Rigging Grip

Bryan Arenas

Sound Department

Alex Arko

Visual Effects Producer

Tim Armstrong

Song Performer

Tim Armstrong

Song

Larry Arpin

Graphic Artist

Peter Atherton

Location Scout

Steve Avila

Sound Effects Editor

Trevor Bacon

Production

Justine Baddeley

Casting Director

Hoon Bae

Visual Effects

Prince Bagdasarian

On-Line Editor

Donna L Bascom

Legal Counsel

Michael Battaglia

Production Assistant

Ken Beggs

Animal Trainer

Ethan Beigel

Adr Mixer

Amy Bell

Props Buyer

Christine Bergren

Music

Analucia Berry

Art Department

Heidi Berry

Art Department

Kyle Billingsley

Foley Mixer

Debbie Bilski

Craft Service

Randy Bilski

Medic

Kenneth Bingham Jr.

Scenic Artist

Felix Bird

Music Coordinator

Michael Brake

Music Editor

Glenise Brathwaite

Apprentice Editor

Danny Bress

Assistant

Sally Brooks

Looping Coordinator

Krysti Burkemper

Production Secretary

Amanda Essick Burrell

Assistant

David Bushell

Unit Production Manager

Craig Byrom

Special Effects Coordinator

Everett Byrom

Special Effects Coordinator

Tiffany Caliva

Visual Effects Producer

Tod Campbell

Camera Operator

Douglas Carter

Assistant Director

Letty Chavarria

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Vicki Cherkas

Executive

Linda Clark

Craft Service

Rachel Clements

Digital Effects Artist

Patrick B Coate

Loader

Jacob Cohen

Assistant Editor

Bobbi Colorado

Animal Trainer

Bridget M. Cook

Hair Stylist

Javier Cortes

Animator

Russel Creak

Foley Editor

Josh Crist

On-Set Dresser

John Crowley

Assistant Location Manager

Carlos Cuellar

Film Lab

Eric Cunningham

Lighting Technician

Fred Daniel

Art Department Coordinator

Chris David

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Thomas E 'ted' Davis

Best Boy Electric

Kim Davis-wagner

Casting Director

Kyle Decker

Stunts

Greg Deist

Set Production Assistant

Jim Delany

Visual Effects Producer

Alexandra Dell

Business Affairs

Sarah Dowling

Casting Assistant

Becki Drake

Makeup Artist

Dacre Drye

Production

Sean Dryke

Assistant

Julie Duffell

Assistant

Brian Dunlop

Sound Effects Editor

Travis Eisenberg

On-Set Dresser

Cate Engel

Casting Associate

Rick Escamilla

Post-Production Assistant

David Esparza

Sound Effects Editor

Terri L. Ewton

Hair Stylist

Ryan Falkner

Storyboard Artist

Michael Ferdie

Adr Supervisor

Doug Field

Assistant Property Master

Lyle Foster

Stunts

Julius Friede

Colorist

Joe Garcia

Sound Recordist

Marcelo Garcia

Titles

Sonia L. Garcia

Scenic Artist

Marshall Garlington

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ted F Gerdes

Consultant

Douglas Gessaman

Construction Coordinator

Rich Glassey

Production

Jenny Goddard

Production

Stephanie Goldstein

Assistant Sound Editor

Amy Grappell

Casting

Dave Graubard

Software Engineer

Juliet Guimont

Scenic Artist

Taryn Hall

Art Department

Will Harris

Visual Effects

Rebecca Hedrick

Assistant

Jeff Hinds

On-Set Dresser

Maarten Hofmeijer

Music Editor

Elliott Hostetter

On-Set Dresser

Don Howe Jr.

Assistant Camera

Jason Howey

Visual Effects

Jason Hunt

Stunts

Janet Jensen

Lighting Technician

Alec Jhangiani

Production

Andrea Johnson

Office Production Assistant

Nyima R Johnston

Costumer

Dave Jordan

Music Supervisor

Aaron Kaminar

Visual Effects Supervisor

Ian Sebastian Kasnoff

Lead Set Dresser

Shane Kelly

Executive

Paul Kim

Digital Effects Artist

Katherine Knox

Assistant Production Coordinator

James Kolmar

On-Set Dresser

Kurt Kornemann

Best Boy Grip

Brian Kornreich

Business Affairs

Todd Korody

Software Engineer

Jeff Kushner

Supervising Sound Editor

Peter Lago

Sound Effects Editor

Ellen Lampl

Graphic Designer

Celeste Landrum

Art Department

Bill Lanier

Set Production Assistant

Graham Larson

Executive Producer

Kortney Lawlor

Costumes

Paul T. Leblanc

Video Playback

James Ledesma

Film Lab

Amy Lee

Production

Danny Leiner

Executive Producer

Cindy Lindauer

Tutor

Arturo Lopez

Film Lab

Shane Mallory

Set Production Assistant

Mark Manthey

Gaffer

Christopher Martin

Greensman

Fred Masselink

On-Line Editor

Roxanne Mayweather

Consultant

Ilana Mcallister

Production Accountant

Dick Mccartney

Transportation Co-Captain

John H Mclaughlin

Transportation Co-Captain

Dustin Mcmillian

Casting

Mary Beth Meadows

Set Production Assistant

Raul Mello

Lighting Technician

David Menefee

Props

Maryann Menzies

Accountant

Aram Moezinia

Co-Executive Producer

J F Montminy

Caterer

Peter Morgan

Executive Producer

Joaquin Morin

Set Decorator

P. K. Munson

Assistant Camera

Michael Nathanson

Producer

Chris Navarro

Adr Mixer

Lonnie Nelson

Transportation Captain

Nick Neutra

Foley

George Niedson

Steadicam Operator

Rusty Nye

Production Assistant

Ken O'keefe

Assistant Editor

Henry R Ochel

Caterer

Rachel Ohman

Set Costumer

Suzi Ostos

Makeup Artist

Terry Owens

Transportation Coordinator

Vincent Palmo

Assistant Director

Jillian Paul

Costumes

Jon Pehlke

On-Line Editor

David Penotti

Post-Production Coordinator

John Penotti

Producer

Laurie Petok

Looping Coordinator

Ricki Pierce

On-Set Dresser

Matt Portner

Assistant

Sarah Priestnall

Visual Effects Supervisor

Paul Pryor

Assistant Camera

Marla Quintana

Production

Leeann Radeka

Costume Designer

Van Redin

Photography

John Reeder

Casting

Jeremy Reeves

On-Set Dresser

Justin Reusch

Camera Trainee

Thomas B Richards

Song

Taylor Rierden

Set Costumer

Brandon Roberts

Lighting Technician

Shelley Roden

Foley Artist

Matthew Rohrs

Editor

Steve Rosenzweig

Production Designer

Matthew H Rowland

Executive Producer

Matthew H Rowland

Unit Production Manager

Kerem Sanga

Set Production Assistant

Jeff Sargent

Sound Recordist

Brooke Satrazemis

Script Supervisor

Alison Savitch

Visual Effects Producer

Cody Schibi

Storyboard Artist

Marvin Schroeder

Props Assistant

Jack Schuster

Post-Production Supervisor

Jeffrey P. Schwan

Stunt Coordinator

Seann William Scott

Producer

Charles Seale

Props

Joe Self

Stunts

Gabe Serrano

Sound Recordist

M K Shaw

Accountant

Jonathan Shukat

Assistant

Jacqui Siler

Assistant Sound Editor

Peter Simonite

Camera Operator

Rob Simons

Art Director

Terry Slater

Stand-In

Maggie Slavonic

Visual Effects Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Balls Out: The Gary Housman Story, Gary the Tennis Coach
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Arri Group; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; England Insurance; Entertainment Partners; Film Finances, Inc.; Greenestreet Films; Hollywood Intermediate; Icon Uk Group; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Post Creations; Reality Check Studios; Searchworks; Sony Pictures Releasing
Distribution Company
Sena; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Austin, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States on Video January 13, 2009

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States on Video January 13, 2009

Project was included on the 2005 Black List.