Tim Korth Tennis Courts
2015 Saint Mary's College Summer Tennis Camps
What to bring?
All players must bring their own appropriate sized racket each day to camp.
Please make sure your player wears non-marking tennis shoes, not running shoes.
We recommend bringing sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses if needed.
Lastly, bring water or elecrolyte drink and a snack such as fruit or an energy bar.
What to expect in all camps:
On court instruction from USPTA Coach Drew Diefenbach, former tennis professional at The Olympic Club, and USTA High Performance Coach.
On court instruction from both current and former Saint Mary's College tennis players.
Student ratio of about 6:1
Utilization of NCAA Division 1, 12 Court Facility and modern 10 and Under tennis equipment such as smaller nets and low compression balls
Every participant will receive a free Saint Mary's College Camp Tshirt!
2015 Saint Mary's College Jr. Tennis Camps
Session 1: June 15-19
Session 2: June 22-26
Session 3: July 6-10
Red Ball (Ages 4-6)
Red/Orange Ball (Ages 7-8)
Orange Ball (Ages 9-10)
Green/Yellow Ball (Ages 11-12)
Yellow Ball (Ages 13-18)
Monday through Friday
Red Ball 9-10AM
Red/Orange Ball 9-10AM
Orange Ball 2:00-4:30PM
Green/Yellow Ball 2:00-4:30PM
Yellow Ball 2:00-4:30PM
Ages 4-8 $115
Ages 9-18 $288
SMC Jr. Tennis Camps: Ages 4-12
Ages 4-6 (Red Ball): We use smaller nets, low compression red balls, and encourage appropriate sized racquets for every player. Motor skill development, hand-eye skills, and basic technique will be taught to every player. Players will learn through a variety of games which makes this camp fun!
Ages 7-8 (Red/Orange): This camp is designed to transition kids from red to orange ball and begin rallying and playing tennis through drills and games. All players will learn modern stroke techniques including the serve.
Ages 9-10 (Orange Ball): The low-compression orange ball will be used for rallying, playing games, and short matches on a 60 foot court. Students will learn all of the strokes, court positioning, and strategy.
Age 11-12 (Green/Yellow Ball): Students will be playing on the full length tennis court and be grouped by ability level. They will have a great experience playing games, learning strokes through exciting drills, and participating in daily fitness activities.
Age 13-18 (Yellow Ball): This Saint Mary's Tennis Camp blends instructive drills, live-ball games, and informative matchplay to create an experience of excitement for the sport of tennis. Players of all skill levels, including High School and competitive tournament players are welcome to participate. On the first day of camp every player will be evaluated so that their instructional needs can be maximized throughout the week.