Coach Alec is the Head Tennis Professional of the Southern Village Club tennis program and has worked in that role since February of 2018. He joined the SVC Tennis staff in May of 2015 as a part-time teaching professional, quickly making the transition to full-time after he discovered his love of teaching, particularly of 10 and under juniors. He is a graduate of UNC, where he played on the club tennis team for a year. Alec obtained his USPTA Elite Certification in February 2018, which apart from technical teaching skills, covers subject matter such as business operations, programming, sports science, management, and leadership. Coach Alec is an advocate of professional development and a strong believer in life-long learning and self-improvement. Apart from his role at SVC, Alec serves as a board member of EnoCTA, a non-profit community tennis organization that serves the Chapel Hill-Durham area, specifically aiding in the CTA’s tournament operations. One of Alec’s major goals is to develop a well-educated, specialized team to serve the needs of the Southern Village Club membership. He is always looking to attract new team members, implement new ideas, and inspire the Southern Village Club teaching staff to grow. Fun fact: Alec was a baseball player as a kid and didn’t pick up a tennis racquet until the age of 13!