Irvine Valley College Nike Tennis Camp Irvine, California

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Come join the fun and improve your tennis game at our junior summer camp! The Irvine Valley College Nike Tennis Camp, located in the heart of Orange County, is a great place to spend part of you summer working hard and making friends. The sunny and warm temperatures make this particular camp a popular destination.

The Irvine Valley Nike Tennis Camp combines technical tennis instruction and drilling from a top notch coaching staff, supervised match play, and fun free time to hang out with friends. This is a summer camp for young athletes to come and improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun. Our goal is to give players the opportunity to hit thousands of balls, improve their technique, and be challenged by some of the best players in their peer group.

Highlights Include

  • Daily instruction from top teaching pros and players
  • 1 point tournament, drills, matches, conditioning, team and individual awards/awards cermony at end of camp
  • Gain self-confidence through tennis success
  • Every camper receives a Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt
  • 5-6 hours of daily instruction with low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision

Irvine Valley College is nestled one hour south of Los Angeles and one hour north of San Diego and has a great tennis facility which includes eight outdoor courts.

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Ross Duncan

Ross Duncan is in his eleventh year as camp director at Nike Tennis Camps. He was the #1 ranked junior player in South Africa. Duncan coached on the professional WTA tour (pro level), at the University of Oregon, and is currently developing juniors in Southern California. He is a also a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional.

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Ross Duncan was the #1 junior tennis player from South Africa before coming to the U.S. on a full ride tennis scholarship to Pepperdine University.  After studying sports management and graduating, he played professional tennis earning ATP points in both singles and doubles. Ross then went on to coach as the Interim Head Coach at UC Santa Barbara and the Associate Head Coach at the University of Oregon.  In addition, he also coached professionally on the WTA tour (top 30 player in the world).

Currently Ross is ranked #1 in the nation in the Men’s 35 Singles Division and has back to back National Hard Court Championships in singles.  He represented Team USA as the #1 singles player in the  World Championship.  Ross is currently ranked #9 in the world.  In addition, Ross owns Peak Performance Tennis and is the director of the Tennis Division for Norton Sports Management.  As a Tennis Agent he is responsible for managing,coaching, and directing the professional tennis career of its clients.  Ross has been the director of Nike tennis camp programs in both California and Oregon during the last ten years.


Camp Staff

Christine Duncan is the camp administrator who is on site during all camp sessions. She is a school psychologist and is fully trained/certified in CPR and other emergency situations.

Another one of our counselors is Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

Learn more about Irvine Valley College Nike Tennis Camp

2014 Camp Information

(Camp Code: TNXDIV)
The Nike Tennis Camp at Irvine Valley College offers two weeks of junior day camp (9:30am-3:00pm) for kids ages 6-18 of all skill levels. The program will feature morning and afternoon tennis sessions including instruction, drills and match play. Campers bring their own lunch.

Please note: The June30- July 3 session is 1 day shorter than the other sessions (as there is no camp on July 4th) and is offered for a prorated price.

Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.

Tournament Training and High School Programs:
In addition to the general camp sessions, this year we are offering tournament training and high school sessions during all weeks of camp. Make sure to note that you would like to participate in these programs when you register.

  • The tournament training program is geared towards tournament level and ranked players looking to improve their tournament results, learn winning strategies, and work on mental toughness.
  • The high school program is provided for players ages 13-18 currently on their high school team and wanting to move up the ladder or those planning on making the high school team.

Check-in and Check-out times
Check-in: 9:00am at the Irvine Valley College Tennis Courts on first day of camp

Graduation: Friday at 11:00am on Friday at the tennis courts. Parents encouraged to attend! 
Check-out: Immediately following the graduation.

Daily Program Schedule
June 30- July 3 session: Monday through Thursday (No camp Friday, July 4th)
July 7 session: Monday through Friday
Campers bring their own lunch.

9:30am-12:00 Noon: Tennis
Noon-1:00pm: Lunch/Rest
1:00-3:00pm: Tennis

Campers will play on the college's 8 outdoor courts.

Registration Packet
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

  • 9:30am Stretching, Camp Meeting at Courts
  • 9:45am Tennis Instruction and Drills
  • 12:00 Noon Lunch, Rest
  • 1:00pm Tennis Program, Match Play
  • 3:00pm Conclusion of Daily Tennis Program
Read camper reviews

Past Camper

  • 5/5.
Interactive Instructors

I loved how the coaches would actually play with us and do all the drills. I had a lot of fun and can't wait for next summer!

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
No Need To Be Nervous

My son loved his experience at camp. He was a bit nervous at first to play with kids at higher levels, but he said the coaches were really nice and made everyone feel included.

Past Camper

  • 5/5.

Camp is awesome! I'll be back next year for sure!

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Coming back for more!

My daughter loved the camp and we plan for her to attend multiple weeks next year!

Past Camper

  • 4/5.
Amazing experience!

I had a lot of fun and was an amazing experience.

Parent of Camper

  • 4/5.
Well Organized

Very well organized and fun for my Godson.

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Repeat Campers!

My kids have attended 2 years in a row and love it!

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Exceeds Expectations!

Everything about this camp exceeded my expectations and my daughter had a wonderful time!

Irvine Valley College Nike Tennis Camp Ross Duncan, Camp Director Irvine Valley College
5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, California 92618


Irvine Valley College Nike Tennis Camp
  • 5/5.
8 Reviews

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Camp Schedule & Fees

2015 camp dates and prices coming soon. Please bookmark this page or call 1-800-645-3226.

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.