calls OPRC his
tennis home.He grew up playing junior tennis as a member of OPRC, then assisted in teaching the OPRC Summer Camp program for a number of years.
Chad returns to OPRC
as an experienced USPTA professional with a degree in Exercise Sports Science.
As a junior player, Chad
was ranked in the NCTA in both singles and doubles 1992-1999.In 1999 he
was ranked #1 in the Boys 18 Doubles and in the top 30 in singles.Chad
played varsity tennis for 4 years at Providence High School
went undefeated in both singles and doubles his
doubles partner won the NC State 4A High School Athletic Association
Doubles Championship his
senior year. Chad
played varsity tennis at Elon University
.While attending Elon, Chad
was a part of the Sports Medicine program designed to evaluate students and staff fitness levels and design workout programs for those individuals.After graduating from Elon, Chad returned to Charlotte and began working at Barclay Downs Swim and Racquet Club where he assisted with women's team, junior clinics and USA Team Tennis as well as summer camps and private lessons.