Teaching Professional and Fitness Professional
Marcel, a native of Charlotte, NC, started playing tennis at age 15. In his hometown, he played at the Tennis Advancement Program (TAP) with top level coaches and juniors players.
Following three years of high school tennis and two conference championships, Marcel earned both academic and athletic scholarships at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC, where he played the #1 position for three years.
After graduating with a B.S. in Human Performance & Wellness, Marcel returned to coach T.A.P. beginners to nationally ranked juniors.
In 2013 Marcel joined the Peace Corps where he served for 2 years in Burkina Faso as a Health Agent.
Currently he is a (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach training with a range of tennis professionals, collegiate, nationally ranked and junior players, specializing in athletic development, power, strength, balance, flexibility and agility. Marcel is also a Certified PTR Performance and a Level 3 Junior or Development Coach. (PTR)Performance Tennis Registry, Certified Performance Coach (CSCS) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, First Aid-CPR/AED, Return Peace Corp Volunteer Burkina Faso.