Claremont McKenna Adult Nike Tennis Camp Claremont, California
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The Claremont McKenna Adult Tennis Camp combines excellent weather at a convenient destination with top notch coaching. Join Paul and Kathy Settles, coaches for the CMS men's and women's tennis teams, for an exciting adult tennis camp this summer. Campers have the option to stay overnight in the dorms on campus or depart after tennis daily.
We've designed our adult tennis camp program to address your specific needs... to increase knowledge of the game and to move you to the next level without forcing you to make radical changes. You will hit a ton of balls, improve, work hard, meet new friends, and laugh a lot. After this adult tennis clinic, you will have a renewed enthusiasm for tennis, vastly improved skills, and greater self-confidence!!
- Daily on-court instruction from CMS men's and women's coaches Paul and Kathy Settles and their experienced staff
- 4:1 student to teacher ratio
- All campers receive a Nike Tennis Camp t-shirt
Located 30 miles east of Los Angeles, Claremont is best known for its tree-lined streets, historic buildings and college campuses. The camps will be held at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center, a 2010 USTA Outstanding Facility award winner. The Biszantz Family Tennis Center features 12 Plexipave hard courts with lighting and permanent seating on each court, a team room, locker rooms, and shaded observation deck, making the site ideal for a Nike Tennis Camp. This is a great environment for kids of all ages and abilities.Meet your coaching staff
Paul and Kathy Settles
In 2013, Paul Settle was awarded the Wilson/ITA National Coach of the Year!
Paul and Kathy Settles, who bring over twenty years of experience working with professional, collegiate, and junior tennis players, are in their eighth year of directing the Nike Tennis Camps at Claremont McKenna College.
Having spent the first fifteen years of their careers with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Paul and Kathy began coaching at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges in 2004, where they have helped to bring the CMS men's and women's programs to national prominence. Kathy is a PTR certified professional, while Paul is a USPTA P1 certified teaching professional and a graduate of the USTA High Performance Coaching program. Kathy and Paul have collectively won 13 USTA National Championships - including four together - and have earned USTA year end #1 rankings in three different divisions.Read Full Bio
In his ten seasons, Coach Paul Settles has established CMS Stags Tennis as one of the very elite in Division III. In the past five years, the Stags have earned top five year-end national rankings, and have been top three in two of the last three years. The Stags have won 49 consecutive conference matches and five consecutive outright conference titles, both program bests.
Paul Settles is a USPTA certified P1 professional and a graduate of the USTA High Performance Coaching Course. In December of 2008, Settles was named coach of Team USA in the International University Challenge, leading six top collegiate American players in an eight team international competition in France. Settles also serves as a coach for the Southern California Maze Cup Team (Boys and Girls 16s and 18s) against Northern California and is a member of the Player Services staff for the LA Open, an ATP World Tour event.
Settles has served as a volunteer member of two USTA national committees, the Collegiate and Adult & Senior Competition Comittees. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association and is co-chair of the ITA Small College Operating Committee and task force on NCAA Legislative Issues. In 2006, Settles was named the USPTA Collegiate Coach of the Year by the California division, and in 2009 he was named West Region ITA Coach of the Year.
Before coming to CMS, Paul Settles served as Director of Player Services of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body of men’s professional tennis. At the ATP, Settles’ wide range of responsibilities included supervision of the Player Services Department, staff liaison for the ATP Player Council, Player Leadership Committee, and Board of Directors; and serving as founding committee member of the ATP Medical Services Committee.
Still an active player himself in the adult and family divisions, Settles is winner of 12 USTA National Championships. Paul, and wife Kathy - an Assistant Coach for CMS women's team - have four children: Ryley, Christian, James, and Caleb.
2014 Camp Information
(Camp Code: TNARCM)
2014 Dates: June 21-22
Location: Claremont, California
The Claremont McKenna Adult Nike Tennis Camp is designed for players ages 18 and over of all skill levels.
Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am-12:00 noon & 1:00pm-3:30pm.
Players bring their own lunch.
Check In: 30 minutes prior to first session on Saturday at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
Check Out: 3:30pm on Sunday.
Housing is available in the dorms on campus for an additional $100. Meals are not included.
Campers play at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center with 12 Plexipave lighted courts.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.