Chris joined our coaching staff in 2021 and has worked in the tennis industry his entire career.  Chris was the General Manager at Tyler Tennis & Swim Club club for six years, Adult Tennis Director at Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago, and Director of Tennis at Cascades Country Club for nine years.  Currently, he is a coach at Tyler Junior College working with the nationally ranked men’s and women’s tennis programs.  Chris has been a USPTA certified professional since 2008 and was awarded the USPTA Texas Tennis Professional of the Year in 2016.  Chris and his wife, Lacey, moved to Tyler in 2006 from Missouri to attend TJC and UT Tyler.  Their two children, Blake and Abby, attend Grace Community School and are members of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler.