Coach Garrett began his tennis career while attending high school in Ohio. He played for his last two years before going out for the college team in years to follow. He played all four years for the Hood College Blazers. He achieved his bachelors degree in sociology with a minor in social work. His passion has always been to teach, so he went back to graduate school and got a Masters degree in Elementary Education.

He has been teaching physical education to grades Pre-K through 8th in Baltimore City Schools for the past 5 years. He coaches summer sports lessons privately and has worked for the YMCA in the past as a Sports coordinator. His philosophy on teaching and coaching is to promote sportsmanship and equal play. Having played 6 sports throughout his life, Garrett most values the importance of having fun and being successful over being victorious. He is going to be a Lead coach this summer through Pros to You tennis summer camps.