Graham Pearson, USPTA / IPTPA
Assistant Tennis Professional firstname.lastname@example.org
Graham Pearson was born and raised here in Greensboro, NC. As a junior tennis player, he competed in USTA Tournaments all over the Southeast and was a high school standout at Grimsley High School.
During his junior years Graham trained and played at Green Valley Tennis while working there as well all under Derek Gamble. He played USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) for the club and won a USTA Greensboro City Championship, USTA North Carolina State Championship and a USTA Southern JTT Championship with his teammates from his training group. Graham then went on and competed in the USTA JTT Nationals placing third in the nation! While Graham attended Grimsley High School, he was awarded All – Metro 4-A Honors each of his three years in high school. Graham was the NCHSAA 4-A Conference Player of the Year as well as a 4-A North Carolina State Doubles Individual Finalist.
After high school, Graham started his college career at NC State University and then transferred to Guilford College to continue his passion – tennis. Graham played for the Quakers at Guilford College from 2015-2018. During his tenure at Guilford College, Graham was a starter in the singles and doubles lineups all three years earning ODAC 2nd Team All-Conference Honors his senior campaign. Graham was the Captain of the Quaker team his senior season. Additionally, Graham was an ITA Scholar Athlete, Guilford College Dean’s List member several years and Academic All-ODAC Conference member his senior season. Graham graduated with a degree in Business Management and a minor in Sports Administration in the Spring of 2018.
Over the past several years, Graham has taught at various clubs and facilities around Greensboro. These clubs and facilities include Friendly Swim & Tennis, BurMil Park, Spencer Love, Grandover Resort and Forest Oaks CC. Graham has an extremely strong background in tennis, is extremely professional and is very comfortable with all ages and levels of tennis. His love of the game shows in his liveliness in teaching and is excited to learn more about the tennis profession!
Graham started at the Cardinal Swim & Tennis Club in assisting Derek in August 2018. Graham has been a valued staff member here at the Cardinal since August 2018. Graham has brought youthful exuberance to the program and his innovative ideas for membership programming have been felt already by the club! He is very excited about the possibilities here at the Cardinal and wants to continue improving the junior program and assistant in all aspects of the racquet sports program here at the Cardinal.