Girls Tennis Staff

Jackie Nachtigall

About the Coach

Coach Jackie Nachtigall has been the coach of the Hillsdale High School Girls’ and Boys’ Tennis Teams for 17 years. She began teaching tennis in Taiwan more than 30 years ago and received her degree in Physical Education from the Taipei Physical Education University. In Taiwan, Coach Nachtigall was a member of the Taipei Professional Tennis Coach Association.

Coach Nachtigall is also a United States Professional Tennis Association member. Under her leadership, the Hillsdale High School Girls’ and Boys’ Tennis Teams have reached numerous championships and have won over 16 team and individual titles, including Ocean League, Bay League, and CCS doubles championships. She volunteers to coach the Abbott Middle School Tennis Team in her spare time.
“As the Hillsdale High School Tennis Coach, my philosophy is simple: show up, have fun, play fair, and always put your heart into the game. Through tennis, we have the opportunity to build character, develop confidence, cultivate sportsmanship, and promote teamwork. All aspects of the tennis program will be conducted in a manner that positively impacts the lives of players and coach, on and off the tennis courts. My job is to make sure that you improve some solid tennis skills along the way.” -Coach Jackie
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History & Accomplishments

The Hillsdale High School Boys’ and Girls’ Tennis Team have a history of success:
 

HHS Boys’ Tennis

2005 – PAL Ocean League Boys’ Team Champion

2005 – PAL Ocean League Boys’ Individual Tournament Champion

Jeremy Dilly qualified for the Central Coast Sections (CCS) tournament.

2009 – PAL Ocean League Boys’ Team Champion

2010 – PAL Ocean League Boys’ Team Champion

2011 – PAL Ocean League Boys’ Team Champion

2012 – PAL Ocean League Boys’ Team Champion

2013 – PAL Ocean League Boys’ Team Champion

2017 – PAL Bay League Boy’ Individuals Doubles Tournament – 4th Place

Lucas Rosenberg and Benjamin Liao played together and won 4th place in the PAL Individuals Doubles Tournament.

2018 – PAL Bay League Boys’ Team Playoffs – 2nd Place

2018 – PAL Bay League Boys’ Team – CCS Qualifiers
 

HHS Girls’ Tennis

2006 – PAL Ocean League Girls’ Team Champion

2007 – PAL Bay League Girls’ Individual Tournament – Champion

Champion – Jasmine Nachtigall qualified for the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament. Jasmine was featured as the San Mateo Daily Journal’s Athlete of the Week in 2004, 2005, 2006 and Athlete of the Year in 2007. 

2011 – PAL Bay League Girls’ Individual Tournament – Runner Ups

2nd Place – Cindy Liu and 3rd Place – Mariko Iinuma both qualified for CCS tournament.

2012 – PAL Bay League Girls’ Individual Tournament – Champion

Champion – Mariko Iinuma qualified for CCS tournament. Mariko has been undefeated for 2 years and was featured as the San Mateo Times Athlete of the Week and the San Mateo Daily Journal’s Athlete of the Year.

2013 – PAL Bay League Girls’ Team Champion

2013 – PAL Bay League Girls’ Individuals Doubles Tournament – Champion

Champion – Mariko and Natalie were undefeated in the bay league. Together, they won the PAL Individuals Doubles Championship and the CCS Doubles Championship.

Mariko and Natalie made history. This was the first PAL Championship win and CCS in 14 years and the first Championship win for Hillsdale High School and CCS in 59 years.

2014 – PAL Bay League Girls’ Individuals Singles Tournament – Champion

Champion – Mariko Iinuma qualified for CCS and came in 2nd place for the CCS tournament. Mariko has been undefeated in the tennis team for all four years.