All tryouts are held at Stevenson High School - Vernon Hills Athletic Complex (VHAC), 308 Patriot Way, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Aug. 9: Grades 9-10, 4-6 p.m.
Tryouts have been moved to College Park Athletic Club East, 2223 Half Day Road, Bannockburn, IL 60015, Phone: 847.948.5330
- Students with the last name starting with A-M: 4-5 p.m.
- Students with the last name starting with N-Z: 5-6 p.m.
Aug. 10: Grades 11-12, 4-5:30 p.m.
Aug. 11: All grades, 4-5:30 p.m.
Aug. 12: All grades, 4-5:30 p.m.
Aug. 13: Practices begin for all rostered athletes, 4-6 p.m.
All participants are expected to be at ALL the appropriate tryouts. All athletes should wear athletic attire and suitable shoes. Bring a healthy snack and two filled water bottles.
Transportation: Transportation will not be provided on Aug. 9 and 10. Beginning Aug. 11, there will be a weekday bus from Stevenson High School to VHAC that leaves Parking Lot D no later than 3:35 p.m. and arrives at VHAC at 3:45 p.m. It will return to Stevenson High School at 6 p.m. Parents can pick up their child at VHAC or Stevenson High School.
Jose Morales has been hired to replace Lexxi Kiven as the next head girls tennis coach at Stevenson. Kiven resigned from the position this spring to pursue a full-time position in California. Morales recently served as a tennis program manager for Midtown Athletic Clubs, but is currently selling medical supplies. He attended high school at Unidad Educativa Tomas Moro in Quito, Ecuador and later competed for Bethel College in Mishawaka, IN where he was the team captain for two years and earned a B.A. in Business Administration.
SHS Girls Tennis Records and History
IHSA State Champions - Team
IHSA State Champions - Singles
Suzy Jaeger - 1976, 1977, 1978
Andrea Jaeger - 1979
Denise Muresan - 2005
IHSA State Champions - Doubles
Kendall Kirsch and Alexxis Kiven - 2013
Kate Harvey and Vinaya Rao - 2014
IHSA State Medalists - Singles
IHSA State Medalists - Doubles
|Kaylin Dong/Alexxis Kiven||4||2012|
|Kaylin Dong/Zoe Taylor||5||2014|
|Elizabeth Ferdman/Gina Kondos||3||2016|
|Kristin Gibbs/Shannon Whipple||5||1986|
|Kate Harvey/Vinaya Rao||1||2014|
|Kate Harvey/Elizabeth Ferdman||5||2017|
|Karin Heiser/Chris Lehman||5||1980|
|Kendall Kirsch/Alexxis Kiven||3||2011|
|Alaina Kolli/Athena Kolli||2||2018|
North Suburban Conference
1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
1995, 1997, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
IHSA State Final
1980 (2nd in state), 1997 (2nd in state), 2011 (3rd in state), 2014 (2nd in state), 2015 (2nd in state), 2016 (2nd in state), 2017 (1st in state), 2018 (3rd in state), 2019 (5th in state)
SHS Girls Tennis Season Summaries
Season results as reported on the IHSA website
|1976-77||9||1||Terry Spurlock||Suzy Jaeger - IHSA state champion; NSC team champion|
|1977-78||Howard Carley||Suzy Jaeger - IHSA state champion; NSC team champion|
|1978-79||14||3||Howard Carley||Suzy Jaeger - IHSA state champion; NSC team champion|
|1979-80||10||6||Howard Carley||IHSA 2nd in state; Andrea Jaeger, state champion|
|1980-81||8||5||Jerry Franklin||IHSA district champion; NSC champion|
|1981-82||10||6||Jerry Franklin||NSC champion|
|1982-83||9||6||Jerry Franklin||NSC champion|
|1994-95||8||3||Dave Wilms||IHSA sectional champion; NSC champion|
|1995-96||6||5||Dave Wilms||NSC champion|
|1996-97||10||3||Dave Wilms||IHSA 2nd in state; sectional champion|
|1997-98||7||5||Dave Wilms||NSC champion|
|2005-06||10||5||Dave Wilms||Denise Muresan - IHSA state champion|
|2011-12||17||2||Tom Stanhope||IHSA 3rd in state; sectional champion; NSC champion|
|2012-13||16||2||Tom Stanhope||IHSA sectional champion|
|2013-14||12||2||Tom Stanhope||IHSA sectional champion; NSC champion|
|2014-15||18||0||Tom Stanhope|| Vinaya Rao/Kate Harvey - state doubles champion;
IHSA state finals - 2nd place; sectional champion; NSC champion;
|2015-16||16||1||Tom Stanhope||IHSA 2nd in state; Vinaya Rao/Kate Harvey - 2nd place state doubles; sectional champion; NSC champion|
|2016-17||15||0||Tom Stanhope||IHSA 2nd in state; Elizabeth Ferdman/Gina Kondos - 2nd place state doubles; sectional champion; NSC champion|
|2017-18||18||0||Tom Stanhope||IHSA state champions; sectional champion; NSC champion|
|2018-19||11||3||Angela Muresan||IHSA 3rd in state; sectional champion|
|2019-20||14||2||Alexxis Kiven||IHSA 5th in state; sectional champion; NSC champion|