Tennis - Boys
As a member of the Wyoming Valley Conference and District 2 of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, Wyoming Seminary's boys tennis team has a long history of competing for and winning championships.
Sem has won more than 35 divisional championships all-time, including the historic 2001 season when it earned division, district and state titles. More recently in 2022, Sem posted a 9-2 record in league play.
Sem's coaches offer personalized guidance and constructive feedback to each player, ensuring every member of the team receives the opportunity to reach their full potential.The journey of a Wyoming Seminary tennis player is not just about wins and losses, but also about growing into strong, confident and graceful individuals on and off the court.
Sportsmanship and fair play are cornerstones of Sem tennis and instill a sense of respect for opponents and deep appreciation for the game
Raphael Cooper — Head Coach
Prior to joining Wyoming Seminary, Head Girls Tennis Coach Raphael Cooper served as head coach of the girls tennis team at Wilkes-Barre Area. In the Wolfpack's first season, they qualified for the District 2 AAA playoffs.
Prior to taking over the Wolfpack, Cooper was the head coach for the boys and girls tennis teams at GAR, where he helped transform the teams into viable and respected opponents.
Cooper, named the 2017 USTA Coach of the Year, founded the Wilkes-Barre Tennis Association in 2017. He provides free tennis instruction to youths of the Wilkes-Barre Area, within the elementary and intermediate school ages. He also founded the Quad County Classic.
Among Cooper's top accomplishments at Sem was coaching the girls tennis team in 2021 to district and state championships.
A magna cum laude graduate of Wilkes University with a major in secondary English and a minor in dance, Cooper is an English teacher in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District and also teaches in Sem's Performing Arts School.
Dan Cruz — Assistant Coach
Chris Pons — Assistant Coach