At the time her daughter left the team, Stalder's mother Diane said Samantha still wanted to play for Newport Harbor. But the time commitment was too great, as she also wanted to play more tournaments in the summer and spend time with her private coach.
Radeva is currently ranked No. 91 in the Southern California girls' 16s. Stalder is No. 70 in the 18s.
Zimmerman said he has no issue with Case's policies.
"She's teaching these girls, and boys for that matter, discipline and life lessons that they can take with them beyond the tennis court," Zimmerman said. "I think that some people are just not willing to make the commitment. You know, it's tough, especially when you have talented kids who choose not to play. It's hard, but it's like a good teacher not wanting to drop their standards and having the students rise to their level. Kristen is certainly the same way. I only can say great things about her. She's a motivator, she's a self-starter and she gets the most out of the people she coaches.