Director of Racket Sports

Dr. Chip Boling, Head Tennis & Pickleball Professional

This begins Chip’s 2nd year as Director of Racket Sports and Head Tennis and Pickleball Professional.   was named new Director of Racket Sports at Forest Hill in 2023.  Chip has been the Associate Director of Tennis at Forest Hill for the past 14 years, with his main focus with the junior tennis programs.

Chip Boling is a USPTA certified teaching professional with experience as Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach at Frostburg State University (his alma mater).  Chip played all four years, serving as captain his senior year.  Chip was first team all-conference singles and doubles while at Frostburg.  As a junior, Chip was ranked in the top 30 in the mid-Atlantic.

Chip has served as the Head Coach at Howard High School for the past 16 years where he has won over 300 games. Under his direction the Boys Tennis Team won the schools 1st County Championship since 1990 in 2012.  His Boys and Girls Tennis Teams won the 2021 4A Regional Championships and the 2022 and 2023 3A Regional Championship.  His 2022 tennis team finished runner up in the 3A State Team Championship.  Chip has coached 14 (c0unty), 10 (regional) and 1 (state) individual champion.

In 2022, Chip was named USPTA Mid Atlantic High School Coach of the Year.  In 2018 Chip was named NFHS Coaches Association High School Tennis Coach of the Year for Maryland.  He is often seen on the courts during the days at Forest Hill and Howard High School either running USTA Tournaments of coach high school tennis players.

Chip serves on the Maryland State Public School tennis committee, serves as Tournament Director of IAAM Girls Private Schools Tennis Championships, is a certified USTA Official, is a NHFS Level 1 certified coach, and holds his Registered Athletic Administrator (RAA) certification.  He currently teaches math at Howard High School and also serves as the Its Academic Coach helping guide the team to the 2020 Baltimore Championship.

Chip works with all junior activities, including camps, junior interclub, and the junior singles league and will be available for individual and group lessons.  He also coordinates all adult activities.  Chip is available for private and group lessons with adults and juniors.  In 2023, Chip as began running all Junior Pickleball Camps.

When Chip is not at the club, he enjoys playing tennis, and spending time with his children Olivia and Jake and is wife Melissa.

Chip’s contact info is; 443-326-2006