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Timberline High Announces New Head Varsity Tennis Coach
Boise, ID -- 12/04/2019 -- Becky Koessler has been re-hired as the new Head Varsity Tennis Coach at Timberline High School. Coach Koessler took a year off during the 2018-2019 season after serving as the Head Coach since 2014. She has helped the Timberline Girls Team win 4 District Titles and 3 State Titles while also helping the Timberline Boys Team bring home a 2nd and 3rd place finish at State.
"We are excited to have Coach Koessler back with us this year," said Timberline Athletic Director Tol Gropp. "Her unbridled enthusiasm and positivity inspire her athletes. Her coaching philosophy is to bring the best out of every student athlete by developing the habit of excellence - you are what you do repeatedly. ”
Coach Koessler is certified in Elementary Education and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Washington. She currently teaches at East Junior High School. She lives in Boise with her two sons Andrew and Clay.
Sophomore Nolan Stomp picking up his 4th place medal after a stellar state tournament- Congrats on a great season, well done🐺🎾🏆
Defending State Champs Sammi Ma and McKenna Wegner gather 4th place medals this year- 4-year letter winners, terrific examples of Timberline tennis- Off to Irvine and Chapman respectively- lookout OC!!
Junior sensation Shanzay Ali picking up 4th place medal in girls singles after a 3rd place finish last year. Great effort Shanzay, congrats on a great season
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Timberline Senior Day 2019
Honoring our great group of seniors!
District Tournament starting tomorrow...The Wolves are ready and are looking to add more hardware to their 2019 trophy case. Let's do this Pack!
Okay, where do I begin with our season this year...A 10-0 dual match record, Champions in the 16 team Tri-cities Invitational, Champions of the 8 team Timberline Team Invitational, Champions of the 36 team Capital Classic Tennis Tourney...An undefeated team season...Well let me start here: Seniors Drew Scott, Helen Wang, Tanishq Khurana, Ashley Tran, Asher Hawkins, Jaden Provant, Sammi Ma and McKenna Wegner. These seniors were challenged with an extremely high bar and chose to exceed rather than accept the baseline...The coaches are so proud of you, not only what you have achieved this season on the court but what you are going on to achieve after you leave Timberline...A great steward leaves the program in better stead when you left it, you are certainly great stewards and we look forward to the rest of the season as well as the rest of your careers as you ascend to greater things...You have earned the right to be confident and proud...Continue to be solid, not spectacular...For all of you that is enough to guide you through the bright future that awaits you. Let's get it Wolves!!
Timberline Tennis wins the 2019 36-team Capital Invitational Tennis Championship with 308 points. Undefeated on the season in duals, 4-time champions in the Tri-Cities Invite, champions in the inaugural Timberline Team Invite and now the Capital Invite. What a great group of players, families and coaches who have come together for a special season. The height of your success is proportional to the depth of your belief. Keep believing Wolves, earning the right to be confident and proud every day...Let's get it Wolves!
Timberline remains undefeated in duals after a home win against our great friends from Century High School in Pocatello and coach Sean Kane. They are a classy program and we enjoy hosting them the day before the start of the 36 team Capital Classic which runs at 14 sites in the Treasure Valley Friday and Saturday. Today's match results:
1 Boys singles Drew Giacomazzi (T) def Yashar Aghazadeh (C) 6-2 3-6 10-6 tb
2 Boys singles David Noot (T) def Joseph Murray (C) 2-6 6-3 10-6 tb
3 Boys singles Kade Anderson (C) def Matt Verschoor (T) 5-7 def.
1 Boys doubles Andrew Koessler/Nolan Stomp (T) def Aidan Horrocks/Hunter Ordnya (C) 6-1 6-2
2 Boys doubles Drew Scott/Daniel Duan (T) def Jackson Holmstead/Thomas Kramer (C) 6-1 6-1
1 Girls singles Avery Hopkey (T) def Sofie Borzadek (C) 6-0 6-0
2 Girls singles Helen Wang (T) def Amaia Gabiola (C) 6-0 6-1
3 Girls singles Dori Kittelson (T) def Jillian Keninger (C) 6-3 6-0
1 Girls doubles Victoria Chiou/Sammi Ma (T) def Ellie Surmelis/Aubrey Sutton (C) 6-1 6-1
2 Girls doubles Mariana Leon/Rachel Stein (C) def Ashley Tran/Hein Kim 7-5 6-3
1 Mixed doubles John Felin/Shanzay Ali (T) def Roman Horrocks/Grace Neilsen (C) 6-0 6-1
2 Mixed doubles Asher Hawkins/Jaden Provant (T) def Tyler Willis/Amy Moulton (C) 6-2 6-0
Please vote for undefeated (13-0) freshman Avery Hopkey who was nominated for Athlete of the Week...Led Timberline to wins in the Tri-Cities Invite and the Timberline Invite, beating the defending Idaho state champion in Tri-Cities. Follow the link here: https://www.idahostatesman.com/sports/high-school/article229555694.html
Timberline High Tennis wins the 2019 Timberline Invitational Team Championship with 9-2 wins over Mt. View and Parma and an epic 6-5 win over Boise High in the championship. With the match tied at 5-5, senior Tanishq Khurana and junior Matt Verschoor, after splitting the first two sets, won the super tie-break 10-7 to clinch the victory for the Wolves. Timberline remains undefeated on the season, 6-0 in duals and champions in the Tri-Cities Invitational and the Timberline Team Invite. Congratulations to the players and coaches. A big thank you to all of the parents and families for their support of our program, we couldn't do it without you!
T Wolves remain the holders of the Tri Cities Invitational trophy with a scant 2 point margin over an always competitive and classy Wenatchee HS program...back-to-back-to-back-to back 4-peat. Congrats players for competing in brutal conditions for the dub. Earning the right to be confident and proud every day. 👏👍💪🐺🎾🏆
The team score was powered by these outstanding individual results:
Andrew Koessler- Boys 1st singles- Finals (DNF due to rain)
Nolan Stomp- Boys 2nd singles- Finals (DNF due to Rain)
Drew Giacomazzi- Boys 3rd singles- Runner-up
Jack Gordon- Boys 4th singles- Finals (DNF due to rain)
Avery Hopkey- Girls 1st singles- Champion
Shanzay Ali- Girls 2nd singles- Champion
McKenna Wagner/Sammi Ma- Girls 1st doubles- Finals (DNF due to rain)
Timberline toughs out a hard fought win in very windy conditions at home against Boise High today. Boys and girls win by identical 3.5 to 2.5 scores for a 7-5 cumulative team win. Off to the 16 team Tri-Cities Invitational this weekend as the 3 time defending champs. Let's get it Wolves👍💪🎾🏆.
Wolves open the season with a 10-2 win at Skyview... Off until after Spring Break.
1)Andrew Koessler 6-0 6-0
2)Nolan Stomp 6-1 6-1
3)David Noot 6-1 6-2
1)Drew Scott/Asher Hawkins 7-6 6-1
2)Matt Verschoor/Tanishq Khurana 6-0 6-3
1)Avery Hopkey 6-2 6-0
2)Shanzay Ali 6-1 6-1
3)Helen Wang 7-5 6-1
1)Sammi Ma/Dori Kittelson 4-6 1-6
2)Heidi Hunter/Ashley Tran 6-4 0-6 6-1
1)Daniel Duan/Victoria Chiou 4-6 6-1 6-3
2)Drew Giacomazzi/Jolie Habersetzer 6-4 3-6 0-6
Introducing the 2019 Wolves Varsity Team
Drew Scott 12
Tanishq Khurana 12
Asher Hawkins 12
Matt Verschoor 11
Drew Giacomazzi 11
John Felin 11
Andrew Koessler 10
Nolan Stomp 10
Daniel Duan 10
David Noot 9E
McKenna Wegner 12
Sammi Ma 12
Jaden Provant 12
Helen Wang 12
Ashley Tran 12
Shanzay Ali 11
Heidi Hunter 11
Victoria Chiou 11
Dori Kittelson 9E
Avery Hopkey 9E
Excited for the season...Let's get it Wolves!
Timberline High School Announces
Head Tennis Coach Appointment
Boise, ID -- (01/24/2019) -- Timberline High School is pleased to announce the following head coaching appointment.
Paul Koessler has been hired as the new Head Varsity Tennis Coach at Timberline High School. Coach Koessler has served as a Varsity Assistant Coach at Timberline the last 4 years and has helped lead the Wolves Girls to 4 straight 5A District Championships and 2 5A State Championships.
Coach Koessler also helped lead the Timberline Boys to a 2nd place finish at District and State last season. He was a 2-sport athlete at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington in basketball and tennis. He was a 3-time All-Conference and All-District selection in tennis and was named All-American his junior year. Coach Koessler is a United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Certified Elite Professional.
Individual Results 2018 State Tennis Championships
McKenna Wegner/Sammi Ma- Girls Doubles Champions
Jaden Provant/Quinn McRoberts- Girls Doubles, won 1, lost 2
Shanzay Ali- Girls Singles 3rd Place
Logan Jackson- Girls Singles 4th Place
Peter Chiu/Victoria Chiou- Mixed Doubles 2nd Place
Andrew Koessler/John Felin- Boys Doubles 2nd Place
Antonio Vela/Elric Mack- Boys Doubles 3rd Place
Nolan Stomp- Boys Singles, lost 2
Top 5 Team Results 2018 State Championships-
Team Scores - FINAL Girls
1 Timberline 51
2 Boise 30
3 Capital 24.5
4 Mountain View 18
Team Scores- FINAL Boys
1 Eagle 46
2 Timberline 36
3 Boise 23
4 Nampa 16.5
5 Rocky Mountain 14
Timberline JV Team Secures 1st PLACE WIN in District Tournament for the 2nd Year in a Row!
Timberline Girls win 1st in 5A District Tournament and Timberline Boys finish 2nd! Way to go wolves!
2018 Wolves Tennis
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2017- that's a wrap Wolves. Back-to-back 16-team Tri-Cities Invite Champs, 32-team Capital Invitational Champs, and Girls District Champs. Girls finished 3rd at State and Boys finished 9th. The work has already begun for next years season. Keep earning the right to be confident and proud.
Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!! Please patronize and support them as often as you can! The Wolves Tennis Program thanks you!!
Congrats to the 2017 Junior Varsity Team Award Winners: Captains: Ashley Tran and Kyle Kerr; Best Gamers: Devan Slavin and Megan Marshall; Most Inspirational: Covi Fernandez and Sean Halford; Most Improved: Hannah Kim and Danny Swanstrom. Great job on a 2nd place finish at District- the future is bright!!!!
Congrats to the 2017 Varsity Team Award Winners: MVP- Devon Austin-Canning and Peter Chiu; Captains- Sarah Dean and Carter Jones; Inspirational: Victoria Chiou and John Felin.
Congrats to the boys team who finished 9th at State!!! David Shin, Carter Jones, Conrad Ma and Peter Chiu..
Congrats to the District Champion Girls on their 3rd place finish at State!!! Devon Austin-Canning, Sarah Dean, Kate Clayton, Logan Jackson, Sammi Ma and Victoria Chiou.
Visit the Timberline Wolves Tennis Website! https://sites.google.com/view/timberlinetennis
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