Personal: Full name is Chad Ballard Hoskins
Prep Highlights: Played four years of high school tennis and three years as point guard on high school basketball team ... captain of tennis team as a senior ... All-State tennis selection his freshman through senior seasons ... played on 4A state championship teams for three successive years (2010-12) ... Reynolds team was also state runner-up his freshman season ... played on high school team which ranked third nationally in 2011 and fourth in 2010 ... was member of 2012 4A state champion doubles team ... high school All-America as a senior ... member of Key Club, Latin Club and National Honor Society
Off Court with Chad
The best things about being a Tar Heel tennis player are: is besides just knowing you are an athlete at one of the best schools, the gear you get.
My favorite thing about playing for Coach Paul is: that he's always telling you to work and get better.
Since last year, the aspects of my game I've worked on the most are: strength and conditioning
My best friends on a college tennis team are: Robbie Mudge at NC State and Dillon Seguar at Liberty.
My greatest strength as a tennis player is: my hands.
Favorite song on my iPod: Anything by Lupe Fiasco.
My best sports or athletic skill other than tennis are: basketball or golf.
My favorite music act is: Lupe Fiasco.
The players on the team who makes me laugh the most are: Andrew Gores and Esben Hess-Olesen.
My teammates would be surprised to know one of my hobbies is: sleeping.
Dream vacation spot: Grand Cayman Islands.
Favorite post-match meal: Chicken Parmesan.
Beverage that quenches my thirst: Gatorade.
Favorite Chapel Hill place to eat: Agora at Granville.
Favorite food made by a relative: Thanksgiving at Grandma's.
Dream job: GM of an NBA franchise.
Favorite Class at UNC: Astronomy.
Celebrity I'd most like to hang out with: John Wall.
Most cherished possession as a kid: any kind of ball.
Most interesting person I've met at Carolina: My math professor.