Girls Tennis


2018 Girls Varsity Tennis
Name Height Grade
Madeline Allison 12
Elizabeth Bondy
Bethany Chang
Brooke Cressy 9
Lauren Fisher 12
Jessica Gonzalez 11
Amelia Kitts 11
Megan Plocher ` 11
Lea Sakakine 11
Nadia Tatum 12
Chiara Thommarson 12
Jacquelyn Todd 10
Tara Wilson 12
Vicky Zhang 9
2018 Girls JV Tennis
Name Height Grade
Cali Bonin 11
Katrina Botros 11
Brooklyn Buser 9
Natalia von Glerke 10
Brooke Fishbeck 9
Helena Friend 10
Pascale Friend 11
Isabella Hetland 9
Ava Kienle 11
Valentina Mendicina 9
Reyna Sakakine 9
Jenn Scheithauer 11
Isabel Suarez 10
Alexa Theodora 11
Amelia Tungate 9
Julia van Oordt 11

2018 Girls FS Tennis
Name Height Grade
Brielle Blye 9
Caitlin Cague 10
Mia Carpino 9
Leah Choi 9
Lana Diab 9
Amanda Duffy 10
Neela Ghaffari 10
Allyson Hafezi 9
Lyndsey Issa 10
Mia Kienle 9
Keira McNamara 9
Katy Redfern 10
Azadeh Saghafi 9
Chloe Sekerka 9
Felicity Tran 9
Catherine Wong 9


SMCHS Girls’ Tennis Tryouts 2018

In order to try out for SMCHS Tennis, each girl must create an account on athleticclearance.com and complete the on-line registration process (including uploading completed physical on SMCHS forms). You can download the school physical forms from the Athletic Training Room webpage.

Tryout Schedule

  • Mon Aug 6 2:30 - 5:00pm: Incoming freshmen and newcomers only.
  • Tue Aug 7 2:30 - 5:00pm: Returning JV players and all invited newcomers. The process of making cuts will begin.
  • Wed Aug 8 2:30 - 5:00pm: Returning Varsity, JV and all invited newcomers. The process of making cuts will continue.
  • Thu Aug 9 2:30 – 5:00pm: Varsity and JV tryouts conclude. Teams are selected and announced.

Practice Schedule

Mon Aug 13 2:30 – 4:45pm: Normal afternoon practice schedule begins. Practice or matches will be held Mon-Fri weekly unless otherwise advised.

If you have questions you may email Coach Williams at williamsd@smhs.org


Varsity League Champions

1992, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017


Eric Michaut – Head Varsity Tennis Coach

Coach Michaut is in his 21st year as the Girls Varsity Head Coach and he has also been the Boys Varsity Asst Coach for 4 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 Mission Viejo Country Club. Eric and his wife Magdalena enjoy travel and live in South Orange County.

Katarina Lajcakova – Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Katarina is in her 8th year as the Girls Varsity Assistant Coach. Katarina grew up playing tennis 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 a 4 year old son Nikolas and are expecting a daughter in October.

Katie Baker – Junior Varsity Head Coach

Coach Baker is in her 6th year as the Girls JV Head Coach. She played her college tennis for the Rustlers of Golden West JC and then moved on to play for the University of Denver. Coach Baker’s knowledge and love of the game are a huge asset to the SMCHS Tennis program. Katie has been married to her husband Mike for 30 years and their children Monica and Ben are both SMCHS graduates.

Hilary Bradford – Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Bradford is in her 3rd year as the Girls Junior Varsity Assistant Coach. Coach Hilary has over 20 years playing experience in tennis and shares that to help our players improve. She and her husband Steve have been married for 34 years and their 3 children are SMCHS graduates. Coach Bradford recently became a grandmother.

David Hirschman – Frosh-Soph Head Coach

Coach Hirschman is in his 1st year as the Girls Frosh-Soph Head Coach, and has been the Boys Head Junior Varsity Coach for 11 years. Dave has been teaching Math for 15 years at SMCHS. Coach Hirschman attended USC and earned his BA in Fine Arts at Cal St LA. After that Dave earned 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 23 years and their 2 children, Tamara and Andrew, are both students at SMCHS.

Corey Lerner – Frosh-Soph Assistant Coach

Coach Lerner is in his 1st year as the Girls Frosh-Soph Assistant Coach, and has been the Boys Junior Varsity Assistant Coach for 4 years. 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. He is now in the Teacher Credential Program at Concordia University working towards his Elementary Multi Subject credential.

Callie Mitchell – Frosh-Soph Assistant Coach

Coach Mitchell is in her 1st year as the Girls Frosh-Soph Assistant Coach and is in her first year of teaching Math at SMCHS. Callie was a very well rounded athlete in her prep career at Bakersfield HS. She participated in Tennis, Soccer, Softball, and Cheer. Coach Mitchell played her collegiate tennis at Whittier College.


2018 Girls Varsity Tennis Schedule (11 - 6) | (2 - 0)
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Thu 8/23/18 San Clemente (scrimmage) San Clemente HS 3:15

Riveside Poly
Sage Hill
W 17-1
W 13-5
Tue 9/4/18 University SMCHS 3:15 L 4-14
Fri 9/7/18 CA Tennis Classic vs C. West Clovis 1:00 W 5-1
Fri 9/7/18 CA Tennis Classic vs Garces Clovis 2:00 W 5-1
Fri 9/7/18 CA Tennis Classic vs Turlock Clovis 3:00 W 4-2
Sat 9/8/18 CA Tennis Classic vs Santa Barb. Clovis 10:00 W 5-1
Sat 9/8/18 CA Tennis Classic vs Acalanes Clovis 2:00 W 4-1
Tue 9/11/18 Northwood Northwood HS 3:15 L 7-11
Thu 9/13/18 So Cal Champs vs Woodbridge Woodbridge 12:00 L 3-5
Thu 9/13/18 So Cal Champs vs West Ranch Woodbridge 2:00 L 4-4
Thu 9/13/18 So Cal Champs vs Foothill Woodbridge 4:00 L 3-5
Fri 9/14/18 So Cal Champs vs Irvine Portola 12:00 W 7-1
Fri 9/14/18 So Cal Champs vs Capo Portola 2:00 W 6-2
Fri 9/14/18 So Cal Champs vs Crescenta V. Portola 4:00 L 2-6
Tue 9/18/18 Orange Lutheran Anaheim Tennis Ctr. 2:30 W 13-5
Thu 9/20/18 Mater Dei Los Cabelleros 3:15 W 13-5
Tue 9/25/18 Rosary Academy SMCHS 3:15
Fri 9/28/2018 Cathedral Catholic - San Diego SMCHS 3:15
Tue 10/2/18 JSerra SMCHS 3:15
Thu 10/4/18 Orange Lutheran SMCHS 3:15
Tue 10/9/18 Mater Dei SMCHS 3:15
Thu 10/11/18 Rosary Academy Fullerton Tennis Ctr. 2:30
Thu 10/18/18 JSerra JSerra HS 3:15
2018 Girls JV Tennis Schedule (2 - 4) | (1 - 1)
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Thu 8/23/18 San Clemente (scrimmage) SMCHS 3:15
Wed 8/29/18 Sage Hill Sage Hill HS 3:15 L 6-12
Mon 8/27/18 Riverside Poly Riverside Poly HS 3:15 W 18-0
Tue 9/4/18 University University HS 3:15 L 5-13
Tue 9/11/18 Northwood SMCHS 3:15 L 8-10
Tue 9/18/18 Orange Lutheran SMCHS W 18-0
Thu 9/20/18 Mater Dei SMCHS L 6-12
Tue 9/25/18 Rosary Academy Fullerton Tennis Ctr. 2:30
Fri 9/28/2018 Cathedral Catholic - San Diego Cathedral Catholic HS 3:15
Tue 10/2/18 JSerra JSerra HS 3:15
Thu 10/4/18 Orange Lutheran Anaheim Tennis Ctr. 2:30
Tue 10/9/18 Mater Dei Los Cabelleros 3:15
Thu 10/11/18 Rosary Academy SMCHS 3:15
Thu 10/18/18 JSerra SMCHS 3:15


Frosh Soph (5 - 1)
Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach
San Clemente
Dana Hills
Dana Hills

Laguna Beach
Dana Hills


W 17-1
W 16-2
W 18-0
L 9-12
W 12-6
W 11-7


*All Directions are from Santa Margarita High School*

- Sage Hill High School -

20402 Newport Coast Dr

Newport Coast, CA 92657


- J Serra High School -

26351 Junipero Serra Rd.

San Juan Capistrano, CA


- Mater Dei High School -

Los Caballeros Racquet & Sports Club

17272 Newhope St.

Fountain Valley, CA 92708


- Northwood High School -

4515 Portola Pkwy.

Irvine, CA 92620


- Orange Lutheran High School -

Anaheim Tennis Center

975 S. State College

Anaheim, CA 92806


- Rosary High School -

Fullerton Tennis Center

110 E. Valencia Mesa Dr.

Fullerton, CA 92835


- University High School -

4771 Campus Dr.

Irvine, CA 92612


- Palm Desert High School -

74910 Aztec Rd

Palm Desert, CA 92260


- San Clemente High School -

700 Avenida Pico

San Clemente, CA 92673


- Corona Del Mar High School -

2101 Eastbluff Dr

Newport Beach, CA 92660


- Laguna Beach High School -

625 Park Ave

Laguna Beach, CA 92651


- Xavier Prep High School -

34200 Cook St

Palm Desert, CA 92211


- Edison High School -

21400 Magnolia St.

Huntington Beach, CA. 92646


- Troy High School -

2200 Dorothy Lane

Fullerton, CA 92831


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