Eric Michaut - Head Varsity Tennis Coach, email@example.com
Coach Michaut is the head of the tennis department and is in his second year as the Boys Varsity Head Coach and has been the Girls Varsity Head Coach for 25 years. Eric Grew up playing tennis in the French National Junior Program and then played professional tennis for 2 years. After his playing career, he became a French Federation National Coach. Coach Michaut has worked as a Tennis Teaching Professional all over the world and is currently teaching at the Missions Viejo Country Club. Eric and his wife Magdalena enjoy travel and live in South Orange County.
Katarina Lajcakova - Varsity Associate Head Coach, Lajcakovak@smhs.org
Coach Katarina is in her second year as the Boys Associate Head Coach. Katarina grew up playing in Slovakia and on the Jr. circuit in Europe with contemporaries who became WTA top ranked professionals. Following her playing career Katarina studied tennis and physical education at Prague's Charles University in the Czech Republic where she earned her ITF Tennis Teaching Professional certification. Since 2006, Coach Katarina has been the Head Professional at Sweet Spot Tennis in South Orange County. Katarina and her husband Eric have two kids.
Dave Hirschman - JV Head Coach, firstname.lastname@example.org
Coach Hirschman is in his 14th season as the JV Boys Head Coach. Dave has been teaching Math for 18 years at SMCHS. Coach Hirschman attended USC and earned his BA in Fine Arts at Cal St. LA. After that, Dave earned his teaching credentials in Science, Math, and Art and then acquired his Masters in Education from Azusa Pacific University. Coach Hirschman and his wife Elke have been married for 25 years and have two children.
Corey Lerner '13 - JV Assistant Coach, Lernerc@smhs.org
Coach Lerner is in his ninth year coaching. Corey is an SM grad from the class of 2013 where he played Varsity Tennis and helped his team win 2 trinity League Titles. Coach Lerner graduated from Cal St Univ Fullerton in 2018 with a degree in Liberal Studies and got his Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration in 2019 from Concordia Univ in Irvine. Along with coaching, Corey works as the Communications Coordinator for SMCHS as well as assisting the athletics department with social media. He is also assisting the tennis program as an assistant tennis administrator.
*All Directions are from Santa Margarita High School*
- Sage Hill High School -
- Tesoro High School -
- J Serra High School -
- Mater Dei High School -
Los Caballeros Racquet & Sports Club
- Northwood High School -
- Orange Lutheran High School -
Anaheim Tennis Center
- Servite High School -
Fullerton Tennis Center
- El Dorado High School -
- Cathedral High School (San Diego) -
- Irvine High School -
- Foothill High School -
(courts are just across the street from Foothill HS)
- St. John Bosco -
Lakewood Country Club/Tennis Center
(located next to the golf course)
- San Clemente High School -
- Oxford Academy -
- San Juan HIlls -
- MLK -