Tennis - Girls Varsity
The 2019 Blue Knights capped the season with a District 2 team title and the Wyoming Valley Conference Championship with a 12-0 record.
Nicole Joanlanne '20 and Ella Krypel '23 won the District 2 Class AA doubles title and finished the season with a fourth place finish at states.
Wyoming Seminary has a long tradition of success in girls tennis and is a perpetual contender for conference and district titles. Team members also have competed at the state level and in 2013, Nathalie Joanlanne ’15 won the PIAA Class 2A State Championship!
|Amarinske (Ama) Reitsma||2023|
|Victoria (Vicky) Smulowitz||2022|
|Alexis (Lexi) Turayev||2023|
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 its first season of the program, the Wolfpack qualified for the District 2 AAA playoffs.
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.
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 the Performing Arts School.
For more information about the tennis program at Wyoming Seminary, contact Coach Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org.