Harbor Bay Club Adult Nike Tennis Camp Alameda, California
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The Harbor Bay Club Adult Nike Tennis Camp is a summer tennis camp is geared towards adult players (ranked 3.0 or above) and is an ideal way to improve and stay sharp during the summer season. Led by former collegiate head coach Paul Torricelli, the camp features live-ball drills, match situations and team play. Agility and change-of-direction, body language and mental skills are emphasized.
At the Harbor Bay Club Adult Nike Tennis Camp, our goal is to give adult players the opportunity to hit thousands of balls, improve their technique, and have a good time. Our camp combines technical tennis instruction and drilling from a superb coaching staff, supervised match play, and fun social mixers as well.
- Daily training under former collegiate head coaches Paul Torricelli and his expert staff
- All campers receive a Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt
- Snacks and light lunch on Saturday provided. Cookout/BBQ on Saturday after camp.
With 19 lighted courts on a water-front setting, the Harbor Bay Club offers a unique training site. HBC is centrally located and provides one of the East Bay’s most comprehensive tennis and fitness facilities.Meet your coaching staff
- Director of Tennis at Harbor Bay Club
- Directed the Nike Tennis Summer Camp at Northwestern for 8 years.
- Has held several positions as Head Pro and Director at several clubs in Illinois.
Paul grew up in nearby San Lorenzo and attended Cal State Univ, Chico. He concluded a 30 year career when he retired from collegiate coaching in 2007, the last 24 years at Northwestern University. During that time, Paul won three Big Ten Coach of the Year awards and led the Wildcats to nine NCAA Tournament appearances, including two NCAA Team Sweet 16 finishes. He left NU as the winningest coach in its long history with a 342-247 record. In 2003, NU became the first recipient of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) Team Sportsmanship Award. Most notably, Paul was privileged at NU to coach former Davis Cup and Grand Slam star, Todd Martin. Todd won 8 ATP titles and was a finalist at both the U.S.and Australian Opens, reaching an ATP ranking of No. 4 in 1994. In May 2009, Paul had the honor of being inducted into the ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) Hall of Fame in Georgia.
In addition to his coaching experience, Paul’s has held Head Pro and Director positions at several clubs in Illinois. He also directed the Nike Tennis Summer Camp at Northwestern for 8 years. Paul currently serves as Consultant For Tennis with Scholarship For Athletes, Inc, a national service that helps juniors find college tennis programs. In addition, he serves as color analyst for the Big Ten Network’s coverage of men’s tennis and commentary of the 2010 U.S. Open for World Feed on DirecTV. His certifications include Level 1 USPTA, USTA High Performance Coach, and the Professional Tennis Registry: Professional Level. He has been a frequent speaker for the USTA, including the Collegiate Coaches Workshop last summer at the USTA Player Development Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla.
Paul also has Alameda roots, as his father grew up on the West End and was a standout swimmer at AHS. The family resided here until moving to San Lorenzo. With 3 new clinics he’s already started Paul is excited to begin his tenure at the club and is looking forward to meeting each of our tennis members! Until then please introduce yourself to Paul.
2014 Camp Information
(Camp Code: TNADHB)
Location: Alameda, California
Campers must have a USTA rating of 3.0 or above. No beginners or advanced beginners.
2014 Dates: May 9-11, September 19-21 & October 17-19
Friday – 2hrs (6-8pm)
Saturday – 5.5 hrs (9am-Noon and 1:30pm-4pm)
Sunday – 3 hrs (10am-1pm)
* Snacks and light lunch on Saturday provided. Cookout/BBQ on Saturday after camp.
Please note: This is a Day Camp only and runs during the hours listed above. The camp tuition DOES NOT include housing. Campers are required to provide their own overnight accommodations.
Campers play on 19 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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 6:00 Check-in at Indoor Tennis Center
- 6:15-8:00pm Intro/Group Game/Doubles Play/Evaluation (indoor tennis center)
- 9am-12noon Warm-up Routine/Stroke Technique Rotation
- 12 noon - 1:30pm Lunch (provided)
- 1:30pm-4:00pm Supervised Match Play
- 4:00pm Cookout/BBQ
- 10am-1:00pm Drilling/Match Play