Tim Troupe Noonan

Gould’s collaborator, Tim Troupe Noonan, was a member of one of Stanford’s early national championship teams and once ranked among the top 200 tennis players in the world. In his subsequent career he is a professional historian and an acclaimed author and ghostwriter of over 35 books in a variety of disciplines. His magazine articles have appeared in Life, American History Illustrated, Forbes FYI, Tennis, and many other publications.

In addition to being a writer and journalist and founding two successful companies in communications and publishing, Noonan completed coursework for his Ph.D. in American culture at Harvard and UNC, has served as president Vilcom, Inc. which owned the publicity rights to all University of North Carolina  sports, and Vilcom Interactive, developer of early ACC websites. He was also NC executive director of the Roosevelt Center for American Policy Studies, assistant director of Duke University’s Capital Campaign for the Arts & Sciences and a senior communications and development assistant to Duke University president Terry Sanford. In addition to writing and publishing custom books and ghostwriting memoirs, he continues to consult in higher education and hosts a podcast, Horsepower to Hyperloops, for Kettering University in Flint, Michigan.