Chad Homan is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee. Chad was raised by Evelyn and Joe Homan and he has a older brother, Drew.
As a junior and senior, Chad was voted a captain by his teammates. Homan was a member of the 2018 Farragut Golf team that finished runner-up at large class State Championship. Homan finished in a tie for 21st place with a 5 over par 77. The tournament was shortened to one round due to inclement weather. The event was held at the 6,100-yard par 72 Willow Brook Golf Club in Manchester, TN.
As a high school senior Chad averaged 75 for the season. During the summer Chad shot a 71 in the 55th Tennessee State Junior Amateur Qualifying, which was the low round of the day. He also posted a 70 in the AJGA Scott Stallings Championship Qualifier, which was also the low of the qualifier.