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Chip Brooks

Chip Brooks

Coach
With IMG Since:
1978

Hometown:

Tennessee
Languages spoken: 
English

About Chip Brooks

Print Bio

Chip has been with the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis program since its inception in 1978. He served as the tennis director from 1978 to 1981. Brooks currently heads a staff of teaching professionals responsible for implementing the tennis program. His experience, teaching skill and noticeable enthusiasm has made IMG Academy a frequent stop for many tennis players.

Education/Accreditations

  • U.S. Professional Tennis Association, Master Professional
  • USTA member
  • Certified NTRP verifier, USTA League Tennis
  • Certified Tester USPTA
  • European Registry of Professional Tennis
  • Registry of Tennis Professionals, Spain

Experience:

  • Director of the IMG Academy Junior Tennis program, Elite Player program, Adult Tennis program and Mini-Camp Tours
  • Has worked and traveled with Jimmy Arias, Boris Becker, Aaron Krickstein, Marclo Rios, Mary Pierce, Anna Kournikova, Jim Courier, Tommy Haas, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, and countless others.
  • Alex Gordon USPTA National Pro of the Year (1999)
  • National "Career Development Top 10 Award" from USPTA (1998 and 1999)
  • USPTA - Florida Division Pro of the Year (1998 and 1999)
  • USPTA Midwest, Florida NW Convention - Clinician (1998)
  • Adidas National Advisory, Head Racquets Advisory Board (1997)
  • USPTA Midwest, New England, Florida, National Convention - Clinician (1997)
  • USPTA Southern Convention - Clinician (1996)
  • Named to Carson Newman College "Team of the Century" (1995)
  • Florida Twist, World Team Tennis - Coach (1993)
  • Grand Slam Cup (Munich, Germany) - Clinician (1993-96)
  • USPTA Professional of the Year, Kentucky (1987)
  • Taiwan Davis Cup and Federation Cup - Coach (1985)
  • USTA National Convention - Clinician (1984)
  • Mainland China Federation Cup - Trainer (1984)
  • Korean Davis Cup and Federation Cup - Coach (1983)
  • JAL Cup (ITF) - Clinician (1982)
  • Regular speaker at USPTA divisional conventions and tennis events around the world.
  • Has written articles for World Tennis, Tennis Magazine, Net News, Racquet Magazine, Ace Magazine, Tennis Territory, and Florida Tennis
Others in this group:
  • Luis Arboleda
    Luis Arboleda
    Coach
  • Pat Harrison
    Coach
  • Jose Lambert
    Coach
  • Glenn Weiner
    Glenn Weiner
    Coach
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