Nike Tennis Camp at The Landings Club Savannah, Georgia
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Nike is excited to be offering a new tennis camp location for summer 2013 at The Landings Club in Savannah, Georgia! Join us at summer camp to take your game to the next level in an safe, friendly and beautiful atmosphere! Our youth tennis camps combine fundamentals, technical tennis instruction and drilling from a superb coaching staff and supervised match play.
Nestled quietly between the Wilmington River and Romerly Marsh, 12 miles southeast of Savannah, Georgia, The Landings Club is home to the serene natural beauty of majestic oaks and pines, lagoons and salt marshes, all complemented by world class amenities. The Nike Tennis Camp at The Landings Club is geared towards players ages 5-18 of all ability levels. We offer both Full Day and Half Day programs during the summer with a special "10 & Under Tennis" program for kids age 5-10 just learning the sport. Join the fun and get better this summer!
- Daily instruction from The Landings Club Director of Tennis, Scott Mitchell, and his experienced staff
- We offer a "10 and Under Tennis" program, featuring smaller courts and lighter, lower-bouncing balls
- 5-6 hours of daily instruction with low camper to staff ratio and constant supervision
- Every camper receives a Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt
The Landings Club offers 34 courts, 11 lighted for night play, with courts located in three different facilities across the island. The Landings Club hosts the Savannah Challenger tournament each year and has players like Brian Baker, Donald Young, James Blake, John Isner, Ryan Harrison and many others come to The Landings Club each year.
Click Here for more information about The Landings Club.Meet your coaching staff
Scott Mitchell is the Director of Tennis at The Landings Club. Prior to joining The Landings Club, Mitchell served as head professional at the highly acclaimed Charlotte Country Club in Charlotte, NC. Previously, Mitchell was director of tennis at a number of public and private facilities in and around the Atlanta area.Read Full Bio
Mitchell has earned P1 rating from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and is well on his way to earning master professional designation. Mitchell is also the 2011-2013 USPTA President, North Carolina Division, and has served the PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) as an adult and 10 and under national tester and clinician since 1992.
A graduate of Indiana University, Mitchell was an accomplished player in college and continued to play competitively in various professional leagues; most recently, with his wife Ashley. Ashley and Scott earned the number 1 national ranking for doubles as a husband and wife team in 2006, and the number 2 husband and wife doubles team in 2005 and 2007. Mitchell also has experience as a high performance coach. He served as assistant coach for the 4-time national champion Men’s Georgia Perimeter College team and as head coach of the women’s team.
(Camp Code: TNXDLL)
This year we are offering two weeks of junior day camp. Each week, campers can choose between Full Day (9:00am-4:00pm) or Half Day morning (9:00am-12:00 noon) camp options. These camps are ideally suited for all levels and ages 5-18.
Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.
10 and Under Tennis:
In addition to the "All Skills" program, we offer a “10 and Under Tennis” (Half Day Camp) program, featuring the USTA’s successful new teaching format. This is an exciting new way kids 10 and under are learning to play tennis as well as compete. The courts are smaller and balls are low-compression so they are easier to hit, allowing kids to get to the ball and develop optimal swing patterns. It all makes it easy and fun for them to hit, play and score from the start, while developing skills that will last a lifetime. Please note: This program is optional and younger campers may opt to play regular tennis on the full courts. For more information on “10 and Under Tennis” programs nationwide, Click Here to check out the USTA website.
Check-in and Check-out times:
Check-in: Full and Half Day campers: 8:30am on Monday at the tennis courts.
Check-out: Half Day Campers: 12:00 noon on Friday at the tennis courts.
Full Day campers: 4:00pm on Friday at the tennis courts.
• Full Day Camp runs 9:00am to 4:00pm (Monday through Friday).
• Half Day camp runs daily from 9:00am-12:00pm
• The lunch hour is fully supervised, but lunch is NOT provided. Full day campers should bring their own lunch daily. Half Day campers leave before lunch.
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
- 9:00am-9:25am Warm-Up/Intro/Agilities/Stretching
- 9:25am-10:45am Stroke Fundamentals and/or situational point development rotations
- 10:45am-12:00 noon Competitive Games while working on fundamentals and/or strategy
- Noon-1:00pm Supervised lunch
- 1:00pm-2:30pm Stroke Fundamentals or situational point development rotations
- 2:30pm-3:30pm Singles/Doubles Tournament Play with Coaching
- 3:30pm-4:00pm Conditioning/Competitive Group Game