Fall 2020

Girls Tennis

The Rams have won three straight Tri-Valley League titles and continue to be one of the top small-school teams in Southern California. While the school size is small, the competition isn’t. The Rams have competed in CIFss Divison 1 playoffs since 2017, going up against some of the biggest teams in Southern California.

Trevor Thorpe

Varsity Head Coach

Trevor Thorpe has been coaching girls tennis at Cate since 2009. Since taking over as head coach in 2013, Cate has gone on a remarkable run, moving from Division 4 to become the highest-ranked school of its size in CIF Southern Section. Prior to Cate, Trevor worked for Nike Tennis Camps and played college tennis for University of Redlands, where he was part of teams ranked as high as #6 in the country in NCAA Division 3. Trevor holds dual degrees in Political Science and History, with a minor in Physical Education and has also been certified as a USPTA Teaching Professional.

Etienne Emanuel

Junior Varsity Head Coach

Etienne was an all-county athlete in three sports at Nordhoff High School in near by Ojai before attending Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. While attending Cal Lutheran, Etienne played four seasons on the basketball team and played a season of water polo for the Kingsmen in their first year having an official team. After graduating, Etienne spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine. Etienne taught physical education, while also coaching basketball and volleyball, before eventually starting a youth tennis club with local partners. After completing his service, Etienne returned to Ojai and spent four years at the Weil Tennis Academy as a coach and co-director of college placement. Now at Cate, Etienne is in his third year with the Rams coaching boys and girls jv tennis and assisting in the basketball program, as well.

Jason Saltoun-Ebin

Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

CIF Finalists: 1998, 1999

2018 Records:

8-0 Tri-Valley League, 12-1 Overall
Tri-Valley League Champion
CIF-Southern Section Division 1 Playoff Participant

2018 All-League Honorees:

Grace Fuss ’20/Carol Cai ’20- TVL Doubles Champions
Fritzie Mayer ’21/Sarah Polowczak ’19- TVL Doubles Runners-Up

Day Date Opponent Location Time Results
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Varsity Junior Varsity
Cai, Carolynn – Capt. 12 Calderon, Juliette 10
Forry, Julianna 10 Carter, Avery 11
Foster, Mia 12 Chang, Ella 9
Fuss, Grace – Capt. 12 Chung, Yejin 10
Hill, Aminah 10 De Vylder, Lea 12
Kamra, Ashima 10 Dewell, Isabella 12
Kobayashi, Yuki 11 Fox, Rae 11
May, Emily 10 He, Minghao 10
Mayer, Charlotte 11 Infante, Lina 12
Tunnell, Ellie 9 Ke, Yifeng 9
Vanica, Madeline 11 Laurence, Lindsey 9
Vongkusolkit, Maesa 10 Ma, Rachel 10
Mendez, Leilani 11
Nam, Emilia 9
Nam, Talissa 11
Nautiyal, Nikita 9
Rawiszer, Paige 10
Sabin, Keira 10
Sam, Asa 11
Sha, Kelsey 10
Sutter, Elizabeth 9
Taptich, Tamsyn 9
Thompson, Beatrice 9
Vasquez, Oscar – Manager 12
Young, Tatiana 9