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Meet Coach Jon Santos
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Coach Jon Santos is a professional chess coach who knows how to relate to people and who focuses on high quality programs. He draws upon 20 years of experience in chess playing and coaching. Chess is his passion! Coach Santos is a Texas K-12 teacher and holds a degree in Urban Education from the University of Houston-Downtown as a 4-8th Generalist. Coach Santos is also a chess dad and values family life and hard work. We are lucky to have him on our team!

For more information about Coach Jon Santos, please Click Here to check out his website.  

Meet Coach Michael Ramer

Michael Ramer is a real estate agent and academic chess coach who has taught chess classes near and around the Greater Houston Area for the last seven years.

Mr. Ramer  graduated cum laude in 2002 with a B.A. in Finance, and
his passion for chess began when he was in middle school. A two-time instructor at the Klein Chess Camp, he has coached public and private school students to success at both individual and team tournaments. As a young player who was among the top 25 strongest high school chess players in Texas, he focus is on helping beginner to intermediate strength players achieve their full potential.  Mr. Ramer is fond of all of his students who enjoy playing chess, potentially making it a lifelong hobby.

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