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Evans To Leave New Palestine Tennis

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District 4 Coach of the Year for 2017, Des Evans, will leave the New Palestine Tennis Dragons at the conclusion of the girls season in the spring of 2018. Evans has been Head Coach of the boys and girls tennis teams at New Palestine since August 2015.

Both the boys and girls team have improved considerably during the past 3 years  – with the boys team capturing the County and Sectional titles 3 years in a row – and the Hoosier Heritage Conference title in 2017 for the first time in 8 years – with a 33-2 winning record.

The boys team achieved a winning record of 58 and 11 during the past 3 years. The girls team improved to 11 and 7 in 2017. They had a 4 – 9 losing record in 2015.

Evans will focus on coaching his tennis clientele at the Indianapolis Racquet Club where he has  been a professional for the past 18 years.

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Evans Voted All Conference & All District Coach of the Year for 2017

New Palestine Dragons Head Tennis Coach Des Evans was voted Hoosier Heritage All Conference and All District Coach of the Year for 2017.

The Dragons won the Hancock County Championship, the H.H. Conference title 7-0 and the Mt Vernon Sectional Championship – losing only 1 match.

NPHS lost to Lawrence North 3-2 in the Regional semi and the No 1 doubles team of Nick Rusche & Colby Wagoner advanced to the Regional stage of the IHSAA individual doubles championship.

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Fun Day at Noblesville Invitational

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Dragons in Action

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Dragons Boys Team -2017

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Summer Tennis!

My summer tennis program at Cathedral and New Palestine

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The varsity players group at Cathedral

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Hard working girls at summer tennis at Cathedral

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Dragons End Improved Regular Season

The Dragons Girls Varsity tennis team completed a much improved 2017 season with a 3-2 victory at Pendleton. They finished with an 11 and 6 winning record.

In the Sectionals Pendleton reversed the result – beating the Dragons 3-2 in the opener.

The Dragons finished the season with an 11-7 winning record.

The NPHS Junior Varsity team under Coach Jean Graham beat Pendleton 5-0 and ended the season with a brilliant 16 and 1 winning record – showing that NPHS has tremendous depth of talent in our tennis program.

Congrats to all the players and coaches!

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Most Valuable Player Josee King had an oustanding season with a 10-4 record at No. 1 doubles

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No 1 doubles pair of Josee King and Katie Settergren made it to the IHSSA doubles tournament at North Central – but went down to the N.C. Panthers in the opening round. King and Settergren closed the season with an impressive 10-4 winning record.

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New Palestine Tennis Team – Varsity, J.V., Coaches and Managers – 2017

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The NPHS Varsity Team after the last regular season match at Pendleton with Coaches Des Evans and “Coach T” Craig Tammen

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The strong Dragons J.V. Tennis Team after their brilliant 16 and 1 regular season. Only loss was to Fishers H.S. and victories included Park Tudor and Delta.

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The successful Junior Varsity and Playback squads with Coach Jean Graham

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