Chip has always had a love for sports playing soccer, football, basketball, and baseball through high school. He chose basketball as his sport of choice and played in college. After leaving Christopher Newport University he began his career as a professional golfer and went through the program created by The PGA of America In 1998 he began his involvement with Tiger Woods and the Tiger Woods Foundation and continued that until 2005. He was involved in event planning, execution, coordination, and instruction in The Foundation's events across the United States and Internationally.
He founded his own junior academy in Atlanta and his works were profiled in news publications and other mediums across the state. His work with The Tiger Woods Foundatio n and his ability to execute events eventually lead to other endeavors. He worked on the 2005 US Women's Golf Open in Atlanta, by serving on the board and executing the junior clinics and exhibitions for that event. He was also on hand that year for The US Men's Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina where he assisted with corporate hospitality. He also was on hand every year for the annual Masters Tournament in Augusta, GA where he also helped out with corporate hospitality.
Through the years he was involved with several events surrounding the PGA Tour, most notably the Bell South Classic in Atlanta, GA and the Target World Challenge in Sherwood, CA. He expanded his scope in 2006 by entering into the tennis arena by creating and executing a few events. He worked on an event for Jim Courier, John McEnroe and Anna Kournikova in Duluth, GA and a smaller event in Duluth later that year with Monica Seles. He then orchestrated an event that brought Pete Sampras to Atlanta. He joined the PGA Tour Superstore in 2004 and served as the Regional Marketing Manager and Community Relations Director. During his stint there he created the Atlanta Junior Golf Expo and was responsible for over 400 golf, tennis, and other fund raising events.
In late 2006 Chip decided to pursue his true passion, which had always been soccer. He worked with the Executive Assistant to the Commissioner during the 2006 MLS Cup in Dallas, TX with some of the special events that Major League Soccer had during the week. He also became The Director of Operations for the Atlanta Silverbacks and also served as The Manager of Business Development for AC Milan in North and South America.