Coach Max is the Head Tennis Professional of the Southern Village Club tennis program and has worked in that role since October of 2020. He joined the SVC Tennis staff in May of 2015 as a clinic/camp assistant, and later transitioned into the full-time roles of Assistant Tennis Professional and now serves as our Head Tennis Professional. Coach Max is a USPTA Certified Teaching Professional. Born and raised in Chapel Hill, NC, max attended Frank Porter Graham Elementary, Grey Culbreth Middle, and Carrboro High School, where he won 4 NCHSAA state championships at the varsity level. Max has been playing tennis since he was about 10 years old, and competed at the highest levels of the Junior USTA program, achieving top 10 rankings in the state of North Carolina. Coach Max comes to us from the University of Mary Washington, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and played collegiate tennis for 4 years, 3 of which included dual-team NCAA Championship appearances and top 15 rankings in the nation. He has been an integral part of our staff for the last 5 years and is very personable, patient, and kind. Max enjoys working with players of all ages and abilities and excels at sparking excitement for the game of tennis into his students. He is always looking to attract new team members, implement new ideas, and inspire the Southern Village Club teaching staff to grow.