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October 19, 2021

STATE CHAMPS! VANGUARD TENNIS!

The Vanguard High School Tennis Team won the 2021 TAPPS Team Tennis State Championship today at Waco Regional Tennis Center, defeating Tyler All Saints in the last match of the day.  The team […]
October 7, 2021

Tennis Wins over 6A – Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal School

The Vanguard High School Tennis Team took on 6A TAPPS School, Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal School, in Fort Worth on Wednesday evening.  The All Saints team came out strong in boys’ […]
September 29, 2021

MS Tennis begins!

The Vanguard Middle School Tennis Team played Midway Junior High School in the Viking’s first match of the Fall season on the MCC Tennis Courts. Making  their debut for the Vikings were […]
September 27, 2021

Win over Temple!

The High School Tennis Team played Temple High School Friday night at Temple High School.  Doubles wins were scored by Zach Henry/Aldo Ibarra, Hyrum Blackwelder/Seth Blackwelder, Holland Evans/Cole Clark, and Samuel Mach/Luke Williams, Gracy […]
September 16, 2021

3A Vanguard and state champs 4A All Saints. Vanguard 16-4

The High School Tennis Team played the TAPPS rivals Tyler All Saints at  Corsicana High School Wednesday night. It was a match-up of State Championship teams, with All Saints […]
September 15, 2021

Varsity Tennis on the Courts

The High School Tennis Team returned to Lake Belton High School this week in the first JV match of the Fall Tuesday night. The girls’ side had a […]
September 14, 2021

Varsity Tennis vs Whitney

The High School Tennis Team played the Whitney High School Varsity team in Whitney on Monday. Whitney came out strong in girls’ doubles but the Vikings stayed competitive throughout the evening. Overall, the […]
August 31, 2021

HS Tennis vs Lake Belton

The High School Tennis Team played Lake Belton Varsity on Friday afternoon. The Vikings lost some first sets but were looking good on most of the courts in their second sets when a rain delay stopped play. The […]
August 18, 2021

HS Tennis Wins!

The High School Tennis Team played in their first match of the Fall 2021 season against Robinson High School on a hot and windy afternoon at Robinson. Starting with doubles, […]

 

Vanguard Loves Tennis and our great Coach – Greta Knoll

Vanguard College Preparatory School is pleased to announce the appointment of Greta Knoll as the new head coach for tennis. Knoll has a lifelong association with the sport.

Knoll served as General Manager at The Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City, MO, and a territory manager for Dunlop Sports and Reebok International. She served locally in Waco for five years as the Executive Director of the Texas Tennis Museum & Hall of Fame. Knoll started her professional life as New Brighton Parks And Recreation’s Director of Tennis and Columbia Heights High School’s varsity tennis coach, both located in Minnesota.
Knoll is an alumnus of Hamline University where she played #1 on the women’s tennis team.