West Fargo High School
Coach Chad Anderson has just completed his 13th year as Head Coach for both Boys' and Girls' Tennis at West Fargo High School. A native of Pierre, South Dakota, Chad played High School Tennis for six years at Varsity Level and was part of the Tennis State Champions for two years. Chad played collegiate level tennis for Northern State University, Division Two NAIA Conference for all four years of his tennis career. As part of the "Wolves", he was able to qualify for the NAIA, Division Two National Tennis Tournament all four years while in College. Chad graduated from Northern State in 1984 with a B.A. in Secondary Education with a Technology Education Major, Phy. Ed., and Coaching Minor.
During Anderson's tenure, the "Packers" Tennis program has become a contender in both Boys and Girls tennis in the state of North Dakota. In 2006, the Girls' Tennis Team made it to the State Tennis Tournament in Grand Forks for the first time in 25 years. In 2008, the Girls' Tennis Team placed 4th in State and in 2010 the Girls' Tennis team placed 3rd in State. In addition, Chad was honored as the "Girls' EDC Tennis Coach of the Year" in 2002, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014. In 2008 and 2014, Chad received the Girls' State Tennis Coach of the Year. He was also awarded the "Ward Burton Junior Development Tennis Award for 2004" from the United States Tennis Association Northern Section for developing the junior tennis program in his local area.