Chad was born and raised in Odessa, TX. He served two years as a Student Athletic Trainer at Odessa High School ('96) working with both the football and boys basketball teams. He attended Abilene Christian University ('00) and worked as a Student Athletic Trainer with the football and women's softball teams. While there he received his degree in Exercise and Sports Sciences. After graduation he worked one year as the Head Athletic Trainer at Crane High School in Crane, TX. He then went back to ACU for one year as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer and assisted again with the football and women's softball teams, as well as the Women's Basketball team. After being back with ACU for one year, he moved to the University of Miami (FL) ('04) where he obtained his Master's degree in Education with an emphasis in Sports Medicine. While with the Hurricanes, he worked with the football, baseball, and women's rowing teams. After leaving Miami, Chad accepted a job as an Athletic Training Assistant with the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He served there for two seasons before moving to Georgetown. He is currently in his 12th year as an Athletic Trainer at Georgetown High School. Chad is married to Jamie Hennessey who works as a Physical Therapist with Scott & White Physical Therapy in Georgetown and they have one child, Caleb (9).