Director of Tennis Head Coach, Middle School & Varsity Tennis Transformational Purpose Statement: My purpose is to create a joyful environment that instills passion, empathy and healthy life skills to last a lifetime.
Years at CIA: 14 Coaching Experience: A native of Massachusetts, Ty Avolio has been a tennis fan and player for most all of his life and began teaching tennis and working in the Junior Program at Maryland Farms in Brentwood, TN after a successful music career. He is a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association. Coach Avolio has also worked with a therapeutic recreational program for special needs individuals and started an at-risk community summer tennis camp in Nashville. In 2013, Coach Avolio accepted an Educational Merit Award from the State of Tennessee USTA. Coach Ty has led the Middle School Tennis team to three Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference Championships (2014, 2015 & 2017) and the Varsity Team has two MTAC Championships (2014 & 2017).
Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary Junior Kindergarten-12th grade day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to achieve their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tennessee, just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.
Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).