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Dean Ippolito's personal achievements include coaching over 300 nationally ranked players since 1994, this includes the following students:


  • Coach of the youngest national champion in US history aged 4 years old, Eric Liao

  • coached Christopher Wu from age 4-10-10x time national champion; became one of youngest masters-now senior master

  • Coached IM Alexander Katz at age 6

  • Coach of former 11th grade national champion Scott Lalli

  • Coached current National Master Ian Harris

  • Coached national champions Taran and Roshan Idnani

  • Coach of top 10 nationally ranked Angelica Chin

  • Coach of nationally ranked Jonathan Chin

Dean of Chess - Success Stories
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