Varner Sink graduated from NC State University. Varner has won seven City Open championships and has been ranked in North Carolina as one of the top 10 players four times. Varner has been coaching at Salem Academy since 2004. His 2016 team went 14-0 as they captured the TAC regular season title and conference tournament title. Coach Sink also led his 2006 team to a Conference Championship. Varner coached the TAC Player of the Year in 2005, 2006, 2016(Jayden Brown), and 2017 (Jayden Brown) and the Player of the Year Runner-Up in 2007 and 2008. He was named Coach of the Year in 2008 and 2016 and Coach of the Year Runner-Up in 2007. When Varner is not coaching at the Academy, he has served as the President and Vice President of the Lexington Tennis Association and also coaches the boy’s tennis team at Lexington High School where he has been named Coach of the Year in 2009, 2015 and 2016.