Certified Chess Coach List
By Susan Kantor   
Professional Chess Coach (Level V)
Name Exp. Date State
Bachler, Kevin Lifetime IL
Mehler, David Lifetime MD
Nilsson, Martin Lifetime CA
Phillips, Rene W Lifetime LA
Ritter, Mark Lifetime FL


National Chess Coach (Level IV)
Name Exp. Date State
Armenta, C J Lifetime MO
Bell, Wayne C Lifetime KY
Bowman, Ralph E Lifetime KS
Holliman, Bob Lifetime MO
Kranich-Ritter, Tania Lifetime FL
Marshall, Calvin Lifetime OH
Nager, Eric Lifetime AL
Panner, Glenn E Lifetime IL
Smith, Charles A Lifetime AL
Steppe, Steven J Lifetime IN
Swaney, Paul Lifetime VA
Tusing, Tim Lifetime FL


Advanced Chess Coach (Level III)
Name Exp. Date State
Abate, Rudolph September 2018 NC
Abrahams, Steven April 2017 ME
Acholonu, Gregory April 2017 MD
Almasy, Roy A September 2019 WA
Apiri, James July 2019 MA
Ararat, Miguel October 2016 FL
Baffo, Jeffrey October 2016 CO
Brady, Stephen May 2020 GA
Brown, Wendel March 2021 NM
Castillo, Manuel March 2021 NM
Chen, Ke April 2021 CA
Ciamarra, Michael February 2016 AL
Ciano, Jason February 2019 NY
Crable, Bradley April 2018 PA
Delapaz, Feliciano October 2018 TX
Deshpande, Aniruddha December 2019 CT
Dietsch, Neil June 2018 AL
Green, Robert June 2020 TX
Hartman, Darryl January 2018 PA
Hight, Raymond November 2015 NC
Holt, Alice July 2020 IL
Johnson, Ross May 2017 TX
Karren, Benjamin April 2020 TX
Larson, Gerald January 2015 AL
Lazorchak, Robert June 2019 VA
William Little April 2020 IL
Maharaj, Shiva July 2020 IL
Morrison, William September 2015 MD
Myers, Robert August 2017 TX
Perea, Steve February 2020 NM
Rosales, Guadalupe September 2020 CA
Rosales Sr, Marcelo December 2019 CA
Sabine, Jay July 2020 TN
Shaver, Richard September 2020 WV
Stutts, Rose Marie February 2018 AL
Teachey, Robert March 2018 VA
Wood, Mark M February 2019 PA
Young, Vernon August 2019 NV


District Chess Coach (Level II)
Name Exp. Date State
Allen, Brian June 2017 CA
Ammann, Keith August 2017 IL
Baffo, Betty April 2017 CO
Bala, Bala May 2019 VA
Bhamidipai, Bharani July 2016 CA
Broich, William May 2019 IA
Brummer, Richard Ernst June 2017 MD
Callaham, Michael August 2017 VA
Campbell, Douglas April 2018 IA
Cartianu, Mihai October 2017 CA
Cartianu, Ruxandra October 2017 CA
Casteel III, Jerry July 2016 SD
Chadwick, Scott August 2018 AZ
Chong, David April 2017 CA
Chowdhury, Rafi July 2016 TN
Coats, Norman October 2018 CA
Conner, DaRhon June 2019 MI
Dagher, Leah M April 2017 TX
Daniels, Wendel October 2017 NJ
Dean, Joseph January 2018 SC
DuBois, James December 2015 ME
Eltobgi, Alexander July 2016 MD
Emery, James October 2016 TX
Fiedorowicz, Jess March 2018 IA
Govindan, Balagee September 2015 AL
Green, John June 2018 IL
Guzy, Brian October 2016 NY
Head, Tod May 2019 KY
Huntington, Jerry May 2016 TX
Jenkins, Gerl March 2017 CA
Jerauld, Brian February 2019 MO
Kim, Chris Y September 2015 MD
Klein, Peter December 2017 CA
Lawrence, Caesar February 2016 AL
Leone, Ross Lynn January 2017 TX
Liao, Simone September 2018 CA
Lin, Daniel December 2018 CA
Murphy, Noble December 2015 AZ
Palmer, Rich January 2019 CA
Reynolds, Christopher L April 2016 NV
Ritchie, Jerry E October 2015 IN
Romano, Francis September 2017 NJ
Rosales, Justin October 2017 NJ
Sefo, Emir October 2020 KY
Selva, Rainer April 2019 FL
Serres, Andrew December 2016 DE
Shoemake, Erik February 2017 TN
Sidheswaran, Vengatesan July 2016 FL
Tappen, Eugene M. February 2019 NH
Taylor, Bryan December 2016 TX
Vigil, Eric Golf October 2016 IA
Weber, Joseph January 2018 PA
Wilkinson, Sinclair July 2017 VA
Yang, Kaitlyn February 2019 CA


Local Chess Coach (Level I)
Name Exp. Date State
Aghajayan, Artur October 2017 CA
Alameda, Eladio February 2017 FL
Arzaga, Ruben April 2016 TX
Barela, William September 2016 NM
Bassett, David November 2017 TX
Beaner, Greg September 2016 SD
Bello, Yahaya October 2016 GA
Berger, Susan September 2015 TX
Boland, Robert April 2016 SD
Bowling, Edward January 2018 SC
Bowman, David August 2017 CA
Boye, Gary February 2017 NY
Bugayev, Vladimir August 2016 NY
Burns, Randas October 2017 KY
Bush, Chris November 2017 KY
Campbell, Tim September 2016 MO
Chen, Kelly July 2016 AL
Chen, Shijie June 2018 CA
Chen, Xia June 2018 CA
Christie, Rick August 2016 CO
Chromczak, Thomas November 2017 NY
Clark, Thomas May 2018 NY
Conner, Donald December 2016 FL
Crawford, Bryant January 2017 TX
Daniels, Richard June 2016 IL
Davila, Thelma June 2018 TX
Davis, Dr. William January 2017 OH
Davis, Gregory December 2015 TX
Dobrovolny, Charles October 2016 IL
Dong, Yaofeng September 2016 NJ
Doyle, James Gerard January 2017 PA
Durkin, Anthony September 2017 PA
Ekstrom, Kwon September 2016 NM
Emery, Zachary September 2015 TX
Forster, Miriam December 2017 MD
Francis, Gavin October 2017 VA
Freeman, Tyler July 2016 MS
Friedman, David November 2015 OH
Fugatte, Miami October 2017 KY
Fusco, Robert February 2017 PA
Gant, Michael July 2015 IN
Gepilano, Albert August 2016 PA
Gomez,Fernando June 2018 TX
Granik, David November 2016 NY
Groff, Rod July 2017 CT
Gu, Kenneth August 2016 RI
Guinn, Johnny April 2017 MS
Guzy, Blake February 2018 NY
Hagerty, John August 2017 NJ
Hampton-El, Lailah April 2018 KY
Harris, Joseph August 2016 NY
Holes, JW February 2017 OH
Howell, Michael May 2016 MA
Hudson, James September 2016 TX
Judson, A. Frederic August 2016 GA
Kane, David May 2017 MD
Karachunsky, Issac June 2018 VA
Keogh, Bill July 2017 VA
Kirkland, Kenneth January 2018 CA
Konitshek, Neil March 2016 CA
Koplitz, Michael January 2015 PA
Krayushkin, Igor September 2017 CA
Lenox, Michael April 2018 IL
Leone, Robert Edward February 2016 TX
Levert Jr., Ernest October 2017 OH
Linares, Jose June 2017 MA
Ljekocevic, Martin July 2016 NY
Longinaker, Michael December 2015 MD
Majerle, Adrian October 2015 MS
Makowsky, Seth February 2018 CA
Malcolm, Kevin August 2016 TX
Manrique, Dennis December 2015 MI
Matlin, Anna November 2015 NJ
May, David December 2015 CA
McAdams, Gary October 2017 KY
McClendon, Donald October 2017 OH
McDermott, John November 2017 OH
McGruder, Colette February 2017 CA
Means, Johnny May 2018 DE
Michelson, Ben June 2018 CA
Millsaps, Douglas August 2017 TX
Moody, Michael September 2015 CA
Moore, Mike October 2016 SC
Morefield, Jason April 2018 VA
Morgan, John B February 2016 TX
Munsterman, Ronn September 2016 IA
Ortiz, Diosdado September 2016 NJ
Patterson, Adrian September 2016 TX
Patterson, Jo October 2016 SD
Patton, Thomas October 2017 OK
Periasamy, Idayaraj December 2017 TX
Pino, Pedro September 2016 AL
Pinon, Dennis July 2017 AZ
Porth, Adam May 2015 ID
Procopio, Frank V January 2018 PA
Provost, Joseph March 2019 CT
Rabadan, Antonio February 2018 CA
Ragan, Douglas James June 2016 SC
Ramirez, Saul May 2017 TX
Rathburn, Donald April 2017 MS
Rayzor, Brian October 2017 KY
Reyes, Mark April 2018 TX
Roberts, Dr. Robert W. June 2018 CA
Rodriguez, Freddy June 2017 NJ
Rogers, Ed April 2018 NH
Rosales Jr, Marcelo July 2017 CA
Rosengarth, Matt November 2017 CA
Rutkowski, Ed January 2018 MD
Sayers, Brian February 2017 NY
Schartz, Brian June 2018 OR
Schechter, Rachel January 2017 IL
Scott, Vann May 2016 GA
Seavers, Corbin March 2016 KY
Self, David February 2017 AL
Shuere, Peter July 2017 CA
Silguero, Dante March 2015 IN
Simons, John October 2017 KY
Sims II, Christopher August 2017 MI
Stewart, Robert October 2016 MA
Tejada, Elizabeth October 2015 FL
Torocsik, Lola February 2016 FL
Torocsik, Peter January 2015 FL
Vallens, Jennifer January 2017 CA
Veksler, Alexander April 2016 CA
Velez,Ryan October 2017 KY
Walther, Bruce August 2016 FL
Windsor, Charles January 2016 WI
Zaiser, Dr. Reinhard December 2018 WI
Zia, Mansuur December 2015 MD