Antonio (TC) Passerelle moved to Chelsea Piers from Woodway Country Club and the New Canaan Racquet Club. He was among the original team members of the Norwalk Grassroots Tennis and Education program. He is a graduate of Brien McMahon High School, where he played number 1 singles and was captain of the tennis team all four years. After graduating, TC served as the Brien McMahon Assistant Coach, where he found his calling for teaching tennis. Norwalk Grassroots Tennis & Education employed TC as a summer instructor and Junior Team Tennis since the age of 14.
TC has worked with juniors from every age group and was certified in 8 and under, 10 and under, and 14 and under tennis all throughout his teaching career. In 2010, TC was hired at the New Canaan Racquet Club, by Chuck Milot, for his first full-time teaching professional position. He also started working at the Woodway Country Club in Darien, where he has been the camp tennis coordinator for the past 5 years, as well as a member of the teaching pro staff charged with coaching the women’s and men’s league practices as well as adult beginners’ classes and Cardio Tennis classes.