The husband wife team of Terry and Kaye Kimpling recently attended the Illinois High School Tennis Coaches Association Workshop where they received state awards for coaching.
Kaye, who is the girls and boys head tennis coach in Teutopolis, was awarded the IHSA Regions 5 and 6 Boys Coach of the Year. She was also finalist for the Illinois Girls Coach of the Year.
Terry, who is the boys and girls assistant coach for Teutopolis High School, received the highest award that an assistant coach can receive as the Illinois HS Girls Assistant Coach of the Year for his work with Teutopolis team. He was also a finalist for the Boys Assistant Coach of the Year.
This year’s Teutopolis girls tennis squad enjoyed a very successful season. They were the IHSA sectional champions for the third time in the last four years, won three tournaments, won more dual matches than any team in school history, finished the year unbeaten in dual matches, and qualified five players for the state meet.