“One Team…One Heartbeat”

The 2016-2017 Brother Martin tennis team began practicing for the 2017 tennis season on Wednesday, April 27 after their 2016 season ended the day before in Monroe, LA at the state tournament.   Under the leadership of second year coach Marcelo Chanes the “EARN IT” system was implemented last year. The second phase, “Journey to Make a Difference,” began immediately after the state tournament last year. The preparation has continued throughout Read more »

City Park Slammers Win State

Congratulations to the City Park Slammers for recently winning the 18U bracket of the state tennis tournament held in Baton Rouge.  The team will move on to sectionals in Rome, GA to represent Louisiana from August 12-13.  The team was comprised of three Brother Martin seniors: Corey Canzoneri, Nathan Long and Dawson Miller.  The Lady Slammers consisted of Emilie Blais and Anne Marie Bernard of Ben Franklin High School and Beverly Caplan of Country Read more »

2016 Bowling, Golf, and Tennis Convocation

Last night, the Athletic Department hosted convocation in the Bro. Mark Thornton Terrace honoring our Brother Martin Crusader golf, bowling, and tennis programs.  Mr. Ron Brisbi ’67 SA, Mr. Bruce Himbert ’78 and Mr. Marcelo Chanes spoke on behalf of their programs.  In addition, our 2016 Bowling State Championship team was recognized for back to back state titles. Those students receiving individual recognition were:     Golf: Read more »

Crusaders End the Year at Tennis Tournament

The 2016 Tennis team finished in 6th Place at the All-State Tennis Tournament that was held in Monroe, LA  from April 25th – 26th .  The two doubles team consisting of Zachary Brubaker – Ian Sigl  and Corey Canzoneri – Chris Russo all won their opening matches, both scoring a point for the team.  The 2016 All-State Regionals Singles Champion Benjamin Chanes  earned three points into day two, where he got beat 2-6, 2-6 in the Semifinals.  The Read more »

Crusaders Finish as Runners-up in Regionals

The two- day Allstate Sugar Bowl Regional Tennis Tournament was held at City Park this past week.  On Tuesday, April 19th, the entire Tennis team advanced to compete in next week’s State tournament. The No. 1 seed, Benjamin Chanes ‘18, defeated Jesuit’s Graham Buck in straight sets 6-4, 6-2, after losing a total of only four games in his three previous matches. Hunter Kael ’19 battled in his quarterfinals match losing the first set in a tie-breaker 6-7, Read more »

Tennis Championships
1977-1978 – City
1984-1985 – State Runner-up
1985-1986 – City, District
1986-1987 – City, District, State
1987-1988 – State Runner-up
2011-2012 – Regional Doubles, Regional Runner -up
2012-2013 – District Runner-up, Regional Runner-up
2013-2014 – District Runner-up, Regional Runner-up
2014-2015 – District Runner-up, Regional Runner-up
2015-2016 – District Runner-up, Regional Runner-up

The Tennis Team members are from various grade levels.

Team selections are made through a tryout process.

Crusader Tennis at 2015 Open House

Mr. Marcelo Chanes (C) – Varsity & JV Head Coach

Mr. James Gatti

(C) – CECP

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