|Title:||Assistant Men's Tennis Coach|
Aaron Petersen is in his second season with the men’sand women’s tennis programs at Lees-McRae College.
Petersen has served as the Director of Tennis at Deer ValleyRacquet Club since 2009, organizing events and overseeing theclub’s tennis program while filling an instrumental roledeveloping sales strategies and managing the pro shop. Prior to hispost at Deer Valley, Petersen served as an assistant tennisprofessional at Forsyth Country Club, providing instruction forlessons and clinics.
A 1993 graduate of Queens College in Charlotte, N.C., Petersenspent 12 years at B.O.C. Packaging, Inc. in various roles, servingas Vice President from 2006 to 2008. Petersen joined B.O.C. in 1996as an account manager, filling that role before serving as a salesand operations manager from 1997 to 2001. He then served asExecutive Vice President and Owner of the company from 2001 to2006, before being promoted to Vice President.
Petersen graduated from Queens in 1993 with a bachelor’sdegree in psychology after a successful playing career on themen’s tennis team. He served as team captain during hisjunior and senior seasons, playing No. 1 singles and doubles ineach of his four years at Queens. Petersen was ranked as high as34th in the nation’s individual rankings, receiving team MVPand Coaches’ Award honors during his career.