Tennis Director Head Coach, Middle School & Varsity Tennis Transformational Purpose Statement: I coach to encourage self-esteem and perseverance with patience, trust, and respect to promote a lifetime skill of good health and joy.
Years at CIA: 10 Coaching Experience: A native of Massachusettes, 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 K-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., 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).