TENNIS COACH: Kirsten Ruchaber
Kirsten Ruchaber grew up playing tennis on Whidbey Island, Washington. She then played tennis for Gonzaga University from 1996-2000. Kirsten has been a certified tennis professional through the Professional Tennis Registry since 2000. She is currently the women’s tennis coach at Jesuit High School. Under her guidance, Jesuit has been Metro Champions the past nine years. During her coaching career at Jesuit, her team has been state champions six times. Kirsten was named Metro coach of the year in 2007 and again in 2009. She was named coach of the year for the state of Oregon in 2002, 2006 and 2009. In 2005 Kirsten was named Oregon state coach of the year by the National Federation of State High School Association. Kirsten is still an active tennis player herself and loves to compete!