Chabot College Athletics Hall of Fame
Amber accomplished many honors in her
one year at Chabot. 2008 ITA All-American in both Singles &
Doubles. 2007 ITA
Northern CA Regional Doubles Champion, which lead to Amber
representing Chabot College at the Small College Nationals
in Montgomery, Alabama. 2008 Semi Finals of CA State Singles
Championship. 2008 Northern CA Doubles Champion. 2008 Coast
Conference Doubles Champion. Played #1 Singles & Doubles,
which helped lead Chabot Woman�s Team to CA State Team
Amber went on to graduate from UC
Berkeley, with a B.A. in Sociology, and then earned a M.S.
in Counseling from Cal State Long Beach.
Mark Keppal HS University:
2008 & 2007:
Megan accomplished many honors in her 2 years at Chabot.
2007 ITA All-American in both Singles & Doubles. 2007 Coast
Conference Singles & Doubles Champion. 2007 ITA Northern CA
Regional Doubles Champion, which lead to Megan representing
Chabot College at the Small College Nationals in Montgomery,
Alabama. 2008 ITA All-American Doubles. 2008 Northern CA
Doubles Champion. 2008 Coast Conference Doubles Champion.
Helped lead Chabot Woman�s Team to CA State Team
Megan went on to San Jose St., where
she earned a tennis scholarship and competed for the next 2
years. Megan earned her B.A. in History, then her M.A in
Museum Studies & M.B.A at JFKU.
University: San Jose St.
Villanueva, 2007 & 2006:
Tiffany came to Chabot from Hawaii. In
her first year at Chabot, she earned 2006 ITA All-American
status in Singles and 2006 ITA Rookie of the Year Award. The
next year, Tiffany earned one of the most prestigious awards
given out in tennis, 2007 ITA CA JC Female Player of the
Year Award! Tiffany was also 2007 ITA All-American in both
Singles & Doubles. Also this year, she captured the 2007
Coast Conference Doubles Championship, and was the finalist
for the 2007 Coast Conference Singles Championship.
Tiffany earned a scholarship to
Concordia University, where she competed on the tennis team
for the next 2 years, and earned her B.A. degree in
Leilehua HS, HI
University: Concordia Univ. Irvine
1996 & 1995:
Jim led the resurgence of Chabot Men�s
Tennis, leading to a Coast Conference Team Championship in
1996, winning the deciding match vs. Foothill to secure the
team championship ! In 1995 Jim was part of the #1 Doubles
team, Ojai Doubles quarterfinals , and finished 7th
in the CA JC Final State Doubles Rankings. Jim became an
assistant coach at Chabot starting in 1997, ending in 2004.
Jim was invaluable as a coach to both men�s & woman�s
programs. He helped our programs achieve 2 State Champs, 2
Ojai Champs, and a 2004 Woman�s State Team Finalist !
In 2002 Jim became the Head Tennis Pro
at Ruby Hills CC. In 2011 Jim became the Director of Tennis
at Castlewood CC. Jim married a former Chabot tennis player,
Charlene Dorkin [The Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award winner
as well as a conference singles champ at Chabot].
University: Cal State Hayward
1992 & 1991:
Erika is one of the
most decorated players in Chabot Woman�s tennis history! In
1991 Erica earned ITA All-American status in both Singles &
Doubles. Winning the Northern CA Singles & Doubles
Championship, while also winning the Golden Gate Conference
Singles & Doubles Titles. Again, in 1992 Erika won the
Singles & Doubles Golden Gate Conference Championship and
was Northern CA Finalist in both Singles & Doubles.
These honors helped
Erica earn a scholarship to Lincoln University, where she
competed on their tennis team. In 1993 she was the
conference singles & doubles champion. In 1994, she was the
conference finalist in singles & doubles.
University: Lincoln Univ.
Dmitry Dzyuba, 2003 & 2002:
Dmitry is the only player in
Chabot College history, men or women, to win the CA State
Singles Championship, in 2003. In 2003 he was The ITA Player
of the Year, and finished 1st in the Final CA State Rankings
in Singles. He was ITA All-American in Singles in both 2003
Dmitry transferred to San Francisco State after Chabot.
He currently is an Assistant Coach at Chabot College, and is
working on starting up a Junior Tennis Academy at Chabot College.
Castro Valley HS
University: San Francisco State
||Justine Liberato, 2004 & 2003:
Justine is one of the most
decorated players in Chabot College history. She won the
State Doubles Championship in 2003, and also won the
prestigious Ojai Doubles Championship in 2004. She was ITA
All-American in 2004 in both Singles & Doubles, and in 2003,
ITA All-American in Doubles. In 2004 she won the ITA Player of
the Year Award.
Justine transferred to UC Berkeley, and
received her B.S. degree. She is currently working towards a
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree at Midwestern University in
El Camino HS
University: UC Berkeley
||Kristin Kummer, 2003:
Kristin competed at Chabot College
for 1 year. She then transferred to St. Mary's College on
tennis scholarship, to finish her college career. Kristin
won the State Doubles Championship in 2003. In Singles, she
made it to the semis of the State Tourney, and finished with
a #3 Final Ranking in Singles in CA JC. She was ITA
All-American in both Singles & Doubles in 2003.
University: St. Marys
||Nylah Benson, 1994 & 1993:
Nylah was State Doubles
Champion in 1994, with partner Amy Petersen. She was a
finalist in the 1994 Ojai Doubles Championship. In 1994
Nylah was Conference Singles Champion. She earned ITA
All-American in Doubles Award in 1994.
Nylah then transferred
to Cal State Bakersfield.
University: Cal State Bakersfield
||Jocie Hendricks, 1995:
Jocie was State Doubles Champion
in 1995 with partner, Amy Petersen. Jocie was Doubles runner
up at the 1995 Ojai Doubles Championship. Jocie won
Conference & Northern CA Doubles Titles as well. In 1995 she
earned ITA All-American in Doubles. Jocie then transferred
to Cal State Northridge.
University: Cal State Northridge
||Rob Levin, 1995 & 1990:
In 1990 Rob was the number one
player for Chabot, and he led the team in singles victories
that year. Rob came back to Chabot 5 years later, to
complete his 2nd year. He again was the best player on the
team, and led his team to a 2nd place finish in the Coast
Conference. Rob finished the year at the State Tourney,
where he earned a CA Final State Ranking in Singles of 7th,
and also earned an ITA All-American Award for Singles.
then received a tennis scholarship to Westmont College.
Castro Valley HS
University: Dominican Univ.
||Amy Petersen, 1995 & 1994:
Amy is one of the most
decorated tennis players that has ever represented Chabot
College. She won the State Doubles Championship in both
years she competed here at Chabot College, 1995 & 1994. She
was Northern CA Doubles Champion in both 1994 & 1995. She
also was the finalist in the prestigious Ojai Doubles
Championship in 1994 & 1995.
At CSU Northridge, she won both
the conference singles & doubles titles, while earning the
conference MVP Award in 1996.
University: California State Northridge
Jenny Johnston, 1990 & 1989:
Jenny helped both teams she played on
reach the CA State Team Final, both
teams won Northern CA Team
Championships. Jenny also won
both the Northern CA Singles &
Doubles Championship in 1990, as
well as the Golden Gate Singles &
Doubles Championship in 1990. Also
that year Jenny won The Ojai Singles
Championship. Jenny earned 1990 ITA
All-American status in both Singles
& Doubles. Jenny was the the 1st
female in Chabot history to win the
Chabot Female Athlete of the Year
Jenny earned a scholarship to
compete at the University of Hawaii.
Gloria Balil, 1990 & 1989:
Gloria helped both teams she played
on reach the CA State Team Final,
both teams won Northern CA Team
earned 1990 ITA Singles award.
Gloria also earned a scholarship to
the University of Houston.
Dan Masengill, 1974 & 1973:
came to Chabot College from Canyon
HS. He is one of the best singles
players that Chabot has had to date.
In 1974 Dan won the Golden Gate
Singles Championship, and was voted
the team MVP.
Dan completed his
education at Cal State Hayward, and
later coached wrestling at Castro
University: Cal State Hayward
||Tony Madrid 1970 & 1969:
Tony earned All-Conference both
years he played at Chabot College. He was Chabot's MVP in
Tony completed his eligibility and education at Cal
University: Cal State Hayward
||Jill Goularte, 1981 & 1980:
Jill was Golden Gate
Conference Singles & Doubles Finalist in 1980. In 1981,
the team won its 1st conference championship. In 1981 Jill
was a Finalist in both Singles & Doubles in the the
Georgie Chivington, 1979-1998,
Woman's Head Tennis Coach :
Georgie was a multi-talented athlete, and also
excelled in tennis. She was a ranked tennis age group player
in Northern CA . Georgie began her coaching
career in 1979 at Chabot, after the woman's tennis program
was started 2 years prior, and led by Sophie Rheinheimer.
In Georgie's 3rd year, her team won her 1st Team
Golden Gate Conference and Team Northern CA
Championship in 1981. During her tenure as
woman's tennis coach at Chabot, she established one of the
most successful tennis programs in CA JC. In her 20 years of
coaching at Chabot, her teams won many conference
championships and Northern CA Championships, and two
CA JC Tourney Co-Championships.
Georgie and her husband Tom, are retired and
residing in Woodside, CA.
B.S. San Jose St.
M.A. Stanford University
||Bill Lewan, 1971 & 1970:
Bill earned All-Conference and
All-Northern CA honors while playing 2 years at Chabot
College. He led the Gladiators to their 1st conference &
Northern CA Team Championships in 1971, and earning Chabot's
MVP Award. Bill was also Northern CA Doubles Champion in
He played 1 year of tennis at Long Beach State,
and then transferred To Sonoma State for his final year of
tennis. He graduated with a degree in Sociology.
Castro Valley HS
University: Sonoma State
||Marilyn Morrell, 1981 & 1980:
In 1981 Marilyn was
Conference & Northern CA Singles Champion, and a
semi-finalist in the State Tourney. In 1981 the team was the
state finalists. Marilyn was also Conference Doubles
Champion, and Northern CA Doubles finalist.
Texas Christian Univ. on scholarship, and then transferred
and finished up at San Jose State.
Amador Valley HS
University: San Jose State