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Our Tennis Coaches

Jen Isaac - Head Varsity Coach
Jennifer Isaac is the Head Varsity Girls Tennis Coach.  She has been playing tennis all her life.  From playing junior tennis to college tennis to adult tennis, she has been ranked sectionally and nationally.  She has been coaching at Del Oro since 2006 when she was the head Boy's Tennis Coach.  For the 4 years she coached the boys, her team won the SFL league titles in 2006 & 2009, won the Sac Joaquin Section Division II title in 2009, and went to NorCal Championships in 2009.  Five boys went on to play junior college, Division III, and Division I  college tennis.  Then in 2010 she switched from coaching the boy's team to coaching the girl's tennis team.  Since then the girl's team won the SFL league title in 2013 & 2017, won the Sac Joaquin Section Division I title in 2013, the DII title in 2018, & finalist in 2017, and went to NorCal Championships in 2013 & 2017.  Many girls went on to play junior college, Division III, Division II, NAIA, and Division I college tennis. In 2003 she was the USPTA Norcal High School Tennis Coach of the Year. In 2008 she won the USTA Regional High School Coach, and in 2012-13 she won the GESPY's Coach of the Year Award.  She runs a no-cut program believing that every girl deserves a chance to learn how to play tennis...A SPORT TO PLAY A LIFETIME!

Contact Info

SCHOOL PHONE: (916) 652-7243 ext. 1406

Tom Isaac - Assistant Varsity Coach

Tom Isaac is the Varsity Assistant Tennis Coach.  He has been a successful coach for over 35 years.  He has an incredible win/loss record in high school tennis, winning many league and section titles at every high school he has been a part of.  Coach is known for making big impacts on players lives.  He teaches life lessons through tennis and sees beyond the tennis court.  He is also a great player who has been ranked nationally and is a USPTA Pro 1 teaching professional.  He has won the USPTA Norcal High School Tennis Coach of the Year and has been Norcal Senior Player of the Year multiple times.  

We are lucky to have such a high caliber level coach to work with players serious about their tennis and teach new players to love this sport!

Serena Ryder & Anna Luci- Co-Head Junior Varsity Coaches

Serena Ryder is a seasoned tennis player with many years of experience.  Not only has she played high level tennis in the juniors but she has continued to play tennis throughout her lifetime.  Her goals are to empower young women through nutrition, fitness, and competitive match play.  Her passion for teaching is inspiring!

When Anna Luci committed to being a co-head coach, I knew we hit the jackpot!  Mrs Luci is passionate about teaching young players how to be resilient, positive, and confidant.  She uses tennis to teach life skills and holds players accountable.  

We are so lucky to have these amazing ladies as role models and coaches!