Chrissie started her professional career in Atlanta, Georgia teaching Adult and junior ALTA/USTA teams and partnering with the USTA on special initiatives such as the launch of Quick Start (now 10 and Under Tennis), a program that uses modified equipment and courts to help junior players train and compete. Her teams of all ages have had great success at the local and state levels, and many of her junior students went on to compete on their high school and college teams.
Before moving to Seattle, Chrissie lived in London, UK where she taught LTA tennis and managed the junior and adult programming for LOVEtennis in Chiswick. During her time in the UK she was thrilled to attend the Wimbledon and Roland Garros tournaments almost every year. When she is not on court she enjoys travel, great food, hiking and other outdoor adventures.
Her certifications include USPTA Elite, Level 2 ITF Cardio Tennis instructor, PTR tennis professional in Performance, Junior Development, Wheelchair tennis, and she is an LTA accredited Coach.
Pets: Billie Jean the dog and Roger the cat
Favorite Food: My new PNW fave is POKE
Favorite Quote: "Deserve Victory" - Winston Churchill
Fun Fact: Chrissie played both Tennis and Basketball at Converse College(SC)