A Connecticut native, Keith took up tennis at age 13. He attended Central Connecticut State University where he studied English and played on the tennis team. A USPTR certified tennis professional, he has taught for 10 years, including being head pro at the Redding Country Club and working summers at the Long Ridge Club in Stamford where he was junior program coordinator. In 2005 he was named Director of Tennis at the Newfield Swim and Tennis Club. He has spent the bulk of his recent indoor seasons teaching at both Kings Highway Tennis Club and Fairfield Indoor Tennis.