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Andrew P.

West Lafayette, IN

$40/hour

Expert Chess Coach

4.5 average from 4 ratings
Great First Chess Lesson!
— Daphne, Champaign, IL on 12/22/15

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Purdue University
B.S. in Agricultural

Education

Purdue University (B.S. in Agricultural)

About Andrew

Run the Chess Start program at 10+ schools in Lafayette, IN.
Organized multiple scholastic and adult chess tournaments.

4 years as a full time Chess Coach at The Chess Emporium, Phoenix, AZ (2006-2009)
- Teach academic chess classes at eleven individual elementary schools each semester with over 150 kids.
- Create competitive teams within each class that participate in city-wide tournaments.
- Instruct children on chess theory in one-on-one and small group scenarios.
- Promote developmental and academic importance of chess activities to parents.
- Organize and run city-wide chess tournaments, including registration, pairings, and trophy presentations.
USCF rated at 1900.
Won Chicago Open section 2008

Coached and refereed Soccer for 11 years.
Taught individual and small groups at daycare programs in the lafayette area for a couple of years.
Run the Chess Start program at 10+ schools in Lafayette, IN.
Organized multiple scholastic and adult chess tournaments.

4 years as a full time Chess Coach at The Chess Emporium, Phoenix, AZ (2006-2009)
- Teach academic chess classes at eleven individual elementary
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Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of West Lafayette, IN 47906

"Great First Chess Lesson!"

- Daphne, Champaign, IL on 12/22/15
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math
English:
Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, QuickBooks
Language:
Speech
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Study Skills
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, QuickBooks
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball, Chess,
Soccer

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Chess

4 years as a full time Chess Coach at The Chess Emporium, Phoenix, AZ
- Teach academic chess classes at eleven individual elementary schools.
- Create competitive teams within each class that participate in city-wide tournaments.
- Instruct children on chess theory in one-on-one and small group scenarios.
- Promote developmental and academic importance of chess activities to parents.
- Organize and run city-wide chess tournaments, including registration, pairings, and trophy presentations.

USCF Rated at 1900
Won the Chicago Open Section

Elementary (K-6th)

I currently teaching to 100+ students weekly from pre-K through middle school. I have been teaching elementary children full-time since I graduated from Purdue University in 2005 with a double major of agricultural economics and communication.

QuickBooks

I have set up a small business to use Quickbooks for invoicing several thousand clients each year grossing 600000 - 1000000 dollars per year.
I trained and oversaw an office staff of 10 - 12 individuals in such duties as merging, renaming, updating accounts.

Soccer

Coached and refereed Soccer for 11 years.
Taught individual and small groups at daycare programs in the lafayette area for a couple of years.
Prioritized decision making utilizing micro-time management skills.
Communicated effectively while creating a positive fun learning environment.

Purdue University
B.S. in Agricultural

Education

Purdue University (B.S. in Agricultural)

Great First Chess Lesson! — Andrew, I believe, is the perfect chess tutor for my 7 year-old son. Andrew was patient in his instruction of my "antsy" little guy (via Skype and Chess4Net), but also entertaining and playful, which is important for the elementary age group. Also, I often had to assist my son with answering questions Andrew asked him, and keeping track of notated moves when reviewing his past games, and Andrew di ...

— Daphne, Champaign, IL on 12/22/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Travel policy

Andrew will travel within 40 miles of West Lafayette, IN 47906.