Country Club of Roswell’s Director of Tennis, Matt Grayson, played most of his tennis career in Texas, but his family members are native Georgians. He is a graduate from Baylor University (1994) with degrees in Business Broadcasting and marketing. While attending school, he played tennis as a walk on and played men’s volleyball for the university for two years as well. As a summer job, he played on the Jose Cuervo Beach Volleyball Tour. This was a two-on-two professional beach volleyball tour in Florida.
Matt has spent his entire teaching career in the Atlanta area. He began as an assistant tennis professional at Atlanta Country Club and Atlanta Athletic Club and then moved to Laurel Springs as the head tennis professional in 1997. In 2003, Matt joined the Country Club of Roswell staff as the head tennis professional and moved into the director role in 2004. In 2009, Matt restructured the club’s management and took over as the Athletic Director. He now coordinates the tennis, fitness, aquatic and youth care programs at his club.
Matt is certified with the United States Professional Tennis Association as a Professional-1 rating and has served on many boards and committees on the local and southern levels. Matt was honored as the Head Professional of the Year 1999-2002 by the Georgia Professional Tennis Association and as the Southern Professional of the Year by the USPTA in 2002 and 2003.