Mary Katharine Barker
Mary Katharine is a senior at Wake Forest and is excited to be in her third year of coaching at Summit. She is from Greensboro NC and has been playing tennis since she was 8. She played throughout high school at Saint Mary's School in Raleigh and played club tennis at Wake Forest. During the summers she teaches tennis at Camp Illahee in Brevard, NC.
Personal Coaching Mission Statement: I coach because of how my coaches have impacted my life and inspired me to be the best person I can be. I enjoy sharing my love for tennis with others and watching my players grow as athletes, competitors, and teammates.
Julia began coaching the Varsity boys team at Summit in the spring of 2018. She attended high school at Durham Academy, where she played on their varsity tennis team for 5 years. She currently attends Wake Forest University ('20) and is a proud Demon Deacon fan, as well as Tar Heels fan where she grew up. She has grown up around tennis her whole life and enjoys playing with all of her family when possible.
Personal Coaching Mission Statement: I coach to help pass on a love for the game of tennis that can last a lifetime, as well as encourage the boys to learn about motivation and perseverance in the face of adversity on and off the court