Fernando Reis is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and a 2 time Brazilian National Swim team member, participated in the 2000 and 2004 Olympc trials, and placed 3rd in the 2001 Junior World Championship. Coach Reis received a 4 year athletic scholarship to Delta State University, where he received a Business Administration degree in and a Masters of Business Administration degree. He serves as the Business Manager for Hartfield. He and his wife, Savannah, has four children: Caroline, Graham, Hampton and Liza Cate. They are members of Pinelake Church.