Coach Childers is a Shreveport native and graduate of Southwood High School and Northwestern State University in Natchitoches La. He is the seventh of eight children and enjoys a rich history of being a Southwood Cowboy. The Childers family entered the day Southwood opened its’ doors in 1970 until 1989. Coach Childers returned to the ranch to teach and coach tennis in 1997. He is the proud father of three children Noah, Thomas and Macie.
Coach Childers teaches Introduction to Business Computer Applications “IBCA” and Business Computer Applications “BCA”. He also was the faculty sponsor for Future Business Leaders of America “FBLA” for 15 years. Coach Childers has been teaching tennis in Shreveport for twenty years and is well known and respected in Shreveport’s tennis community.
Coach Childers is a ”USPTA” (United States Professional Tennis Association) professionally certified tennis instructor coaching the cowboys tennis team and has worked as a teaching pro for most of the tennis clubs in Shreveport, Currently working at East Ridge Country Club in the evenings and weekends.
Tennis is a lifetime sport and our mission at Southwood is to enrich the lives of our students through the enjoyment and fellowship of playing tennis and being a part of the tennis community. As an individual sport, tennis offers more than physical activity. Tennis players are self-reliant, problem solvers, competitive, and passionate. We encourage everyone to grab a racquet and head to the courts with some instruction and a commitment to practice you too can join the tennis community.
See you on the courts……. Coach Childers.