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


National Chess Coach (Level IV)
Name Exp. Date State
Ararat, Miguel Lifetime FL
Armenta, C J Lifetime MO
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
Wood, Mark Lifetime PA


Advanced Chess Coach (Level III)
Name Exp. Date State
Abate, Rudolph September 2018 NC
Acholonu, Gregory April 2022 MD
Aghajanyan, Artur October 2022 CA
Almasy, Roy A September 2019 WA
Apiri, James July 2019 MA
Brady, Stephen May 2020 GA
Brown, Wendel March 2021 NM
Cartianu, Mihai October 2020 CA
Castillo, Manuel March 2021 NM
Chen, Ke April 2021 CA
Ciamarra, Michael June 2021 AL
Ciano, Jason February 2019 NY
Crable, Bradley April 2023 PA
Delapaz, Feliciano October 2018 TX
Deshpande, Aniruddha December 2019 CT
Dietsch, Neil June 2023 AL
Eltobgi, Alexander September 2020 MD
Green, Robert June 2020 TX
Hartman, Darryl January 2018 PA
Holt, Alice July 2020 IL
Johnson, Frank June 2021 GA
Johnson, Ross October 2022 TX
Lazorchak, Robert June 2019 NY
Little, William April 2020 IL
Maharaj, Shiva July 2020 IL
Moran, Thomas August 2022 NY
Morrison, William September 2021 MD
Myers, Robert August 2017 TX
Perea, Steve February 2020 NM
Romano, Francis October 2022 NJ
Rosales, Guadalupe September 2020 CA
Rosales Sr, Marcelo December 2019 CA
Sabine, Jay July 2020 TN
Schweiss, Christina February 2023 VA
Shaver, Richard September 2020 WV
Singler, Jonathon August 2023 AK
Teachey, Robert March 2023 VA
Viray, Norman Eugenio October 2021 IL
Young, Vernon August 2019 NV


District Chess Coach (Level II)
Name Exp. Date State
Armstrong, Justin February 2021 VA
Attwood, Adam September 2020 MO
Baesler, Mary Elizabeth February 2021 VA
Bala, Bala May 2019 VA
Bhatt, Jay October 2020 TX
Bland, Mark March 2021 VA
Broich, William May 2019 IA
Brummer, Richard Ernst June 2020 MD
Bustillos, Jack February 2021 VA
Campbell, Douglas April 2018 IA
Cartianu, Ruxandra July 2018 CA
Chadwick, Scott August 2018 AZ
Chen, Tony August 2019 MO
Chong, David June 2022 CA
Chromczak, Thomas December 2020 NY
Coats, Norman October 2018 CA
Conner, DaRhon June 2019 MI
Daniels, Wendel October 2020 NJ
Davis, Gregory October 2019 TX
Fiedorowicz, Jess March 2018 IA
Fjeld, Johan February 2021 TX
Flores, Bryan July 2021 VA
Forbes, Jeffrey February 2021 VA
Gardner, Richard August 2020 FL
Govindan, Balagee June 2019 AL
Green, John June 2018 IL
Guzy, Brian August 2021 NY
Head, Tod May 2019 KY
Huntington, Jerry April 2020 TX
Jackson, Robert June 2021 GA
Jenkins, Gerl August 2020 CA
Jerauld, Brian February 2019 MO
Judson, A. Frederic August 2019 GA
Kea, David June 2021 VA
Klein, Peter January 2021 CA
Kirkland, Kenneth January 2021 CA
Leone, Ross Lynn January 2020 TX
Liao, Simone September 2018 CA
Lin, Daniel December 2018 CA
Linares, Jose August 2020 MA
Lohr, Bryant March 2021 VA
Lohr, Justin February 2021 VA
Lohr, Nathan March 2021 VA
McClendon, Donald January 2021 OH
Milanovic, Nemanja July 2021 VA
Murphy, Noble July 2019 AZ
Nelms, Albert May 2020 IN
Palmer, Rich January 2019 CA
Pointer, Richard September 2019 MO
Pryor, Kevin December 2020 FL
Ramirez, Saul October 2019 TX
Recher, Scott February 2021 VA
Reyes, Mark February 2020 TX
Richlen, D.J. February 2021 WI
Ritchie, Jerry E June 2019 IN
Schlich, Ernest March 2021 VA
Sefo, Emir October 2020 KY
Selva, Rainer April 2019 FL
Sims II, Christopher September 2020 MI
Swager, Charles February 2021 VA
Talhouni, Kareen May 2020 MA
Tappen, Eugene M. February 2019 NH
Theiss, Nikolas March 2021 MD
Vigil, Eric Golf October 2019 IA
Weber, Joseph January 2018 PA
Wells, Julie February 2021 VA
Wilkinson, Sinclair June 2022 VA
Yang, Kaitlyn February 2019 CA


Local Chess Coach (Level I)
Name Exp. Date State
Alameda, Eladio June 2019 FL
Allen, Thomas April 2020 DE
Ayala, Christian July 2020 TX
Baesler, Daniel February 2020 VA
Barkdoll, Michael June 2019 IL
Baumann, David May 2019 ID
Belke, Thomas November 2019 VA
Bennett, Richard June 2019 NY
Berger, Susan June 2018 TX
Bieda, Christopher Joseph May 2019 NY
Blanco, Manuel June 2019 NJ
Blay, Steve March 2019 FL
Boland, Robert June 2018 SD
Bowling, Edward January 2018 SC
Bowman, David August 2019 CA
Boyd-Browne, Heather July 2020 VA
Briden, Richard April 2019 PA
Bromley, Timothy July 2019 MA
Bugayev, Vladimir August 2018 NY
Cagle, Jonathan June 2020 VA
Campbell, Tim January 2019 MO
Capizzuto, Christopher April 2019 NY
Chauvenet, Allen May 2019 VA
Chavez, Yaimy October 2018 FL
Chen, Larry April 2020 NC
Chen, Shijie June 2018 CA
Chen, Xin July 2020 CA
Chittemsetty, Venu Madhav October 2018 AR
Christie, Rick August 2018 CO
Clark, John August 2019 VA
Clark, Thomas May 2018 NY
Clem, Thomas March 2019 GA
Combs, April September 2018 KY
Constantine, Norman August 2019 MD
Cuneo, Vincent July 2018 NY
Davila, Thelma June 2018 TX
Davis, Dr. William January 2019 OH
D'Souza, Praneel September 2018 OK
Duckworth, Elijah July 2019 PA
Durkin, Anthony October 2019 PA
Farias, Juan October 2018 TX
Foote, George February 2019 FL
Forster, Miriam January 2020 MD
Fowlkes, Dane July 2020 TX
Fraccia, Amos June 2019 NY
Francis, Gavin October 2019 VA
Friedman, David August 2018 OH
Garrett, Jordan January 2019 MI
Garza, Mateo May 2020 TX
Gilstrap, David June 2020 CA
Gomez,Fernando June 2018 TX
Groff, Rod July 2019 CT
Guadiana, Gilberto June 2019 TX
Guinn, Johnny May 2019 MS
Gunn, James June 2019 AL
Guzy, Blake August 2020 NY
Hagerty, John August 2019 NJ
Ham, Bryan August 2018 TX
Hampton-El, Lailah April 2018 KY
Harmon, Gary February 2019 GA
Harris, David September 2018 AL
Harris, Ryan June 2019 LA
Havens, Josh January 2019 VA
Hernandez, Carlos C. October 2018 FL
Hilliard, Rebecca March 2021 FL
Hislop Smith, Maxine July 2019 TX
Hood, Richard September 2018 NY
Howell, Michael June 2020 MA
Hubbard Jr., Wayne David July 2019 VA
Hunter, Arthur May 2020 WA
Illukptiya, Binula October 2019 TN
Jackson Robert February 2020 VA
Johnson, Mark B. September 2019 TX
Jones, Ryan July 2018 VA
Karachunsky, Issac June 2018 VA
Kedjejian, Nareg August 2019 CA
Kelley, James July 2020 IN
Kern, Chad February 2019 KS
Keyworth, Paul June 2019 MN
Kinsey, Randall L. February 2019 LA
Konitshek, Neil March 2018 CA
Lazo, Aaron May 2020 TX
Lenox, Michael April 2018 IL
Lindsay Jr., Ronald October 2019 MD
Luna, Miguel August 2018 TX
MacEnulty, Edward December 2019 VA
Madison, Darryl October 2019 NY
Malevanaia, Oxana January 2020 IL
Manrique, Dennis June 2018 MI
McDermott, John November 2017 OH
Means, Johnny May 2018 DE
Menendez, Cipriano December 2019 IL
Miglin, Paul June 2020 TX
Menendez, Cipriano December 2019 IL
Michelson, Ben June 2018 CA
Miglin, Paul June 2020 TX
Mikolyzk, Thomas August 2018 IL
Millan, Jeffrey June 2019 VA
Milliern, David January 2019 MA
Millsaps, Douglas August 2017 TX
Minshew, Donald July 2020 FL
Mize, Dylan December 2018 MO
Moody, Michael June 2020 CA
Morefield, Jason April 2018 VA
Morgan, John B February 2018 TX
Myers, Marlon July 2020 TX
Ortiz, David December 2019 VA
Ortiz, Nathaniel November 2019 VA
Ortiz-Pagan, Gaspar November 2018 FL
Patton, Thomas October 2019 OK
Peak, Claudia June 2020 TX
Peralta, Luis M. February 2019 IL
Pinon, Dennis June 2019 AZ
Polovina, Regina September 2019 IN
Porter, Bryan November 2018 CO
Porth, Adam June 2018 ID
Price, Charles November 2019 TX
Procopio, Frank V January 2018 PA
Provost, Joseph March 2019 CT
Rabadan, Antonio February 2018 CA
Rathburn, Donald July 2019 MS
Rayzor, Brian October 2017 KY
Reno, Joshua May 2020 IN
Roberts, Dr. Robert W. June 2018 CA
Rodriguez, Freddy June 2019 NJ
Rogers, Ed April 2018 NH
Rosales Jr, Marcelo August 2019 CA
Rosengarth, Matt January 2020 CA
Rush, Donovan August 2019 IL
Santiago, Miguel April 2020 AZ
Sayers, Brian June 2019 NY
Schartz, Brian June 2018 OR
Schechter, Rachel June 2019 IL
Schwartz, Martin August 2018 SC
Self, David September 2019 AL
Sikora, James I September 2018 FL
Sims, Barnard January 2020 GA
Sims, Leo September 2018 FL
Singleton, Desilva August 2020 TX
Staley, Tim July 2019 FL
Stringfellow, Nolan May 2019 CO
Tejada, Elizabeth June 2018 FL
Thompson, Randall February 2019 VA
Toops, Brynn April 2020 MD
Toribio, Erick October 2019 MD
Torocsik, Lola June 2018 FL
Torocsik, Peter June 2018 FL
Vaughan, John September 2019 MA
Veksler, Alexander April 2018 CA
Walther, Bruce August 2018 FL
Wang, Emily December 2019 CT
Wang, George August 2018 CT
Wang, Jake August 2018 CT
Watkins, Hubert February 2019 PA
Wideman, Dean January 2020 TX
Williams, Richard June 2020 KY
Worthem, David Andrew August 2018 GA
Yagiz, Bora February 2020 NY
Zaiser, Dr. Reinhard December 2018 WI
Zia, Mansuur June 2018 MD