Nike Winter Tennis Camp at University of the Pacific Stockton, California
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Why let your tennis game get rusty over the winter break? Join us for some fun at the Nike Winter Tennis Camp at University of the Pacific. This holiday tennis camp is for young players to improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun. In addition to the winter camp, we are also offering a summer camp at University of the Pacific.
Information for the NIKE SUMMER TENNIS CAMP AT UOP can be found here!
The Nike Winter Tennis Camp at University of the Pacific is a great day camp for kids of all skills levels ages 6-18 to come enjoy their winter break while working on their tennis game. 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. Our camps combine technical tennis instruction and drilling from a top notch coaching staff and supervised match play.
- Winter camp experience helping keep your game sharp over the holiday break!
- Instruction from UOP head men's coach and Director of Tennis, Ryan Redondo and Director of ErWIN Tennis, Mike Erwin
- We offer a "10 and Under Tennis" program, featuring smaller courts and lighter, lower-bouncing balls
- 5 hours of tennis per day
- Low student to staff ratio. 6:1
- Fun, safe environment to enjoy winter break and get better!
Campers play tennis at the University of the Pacific's Hal Nelson Tennis Courts; 9 outdoor courts.Meet your coaching staff
Ryan is in his 3rd year as Director Of Tennis and Men's Head Coach at the University of the Pacific.Read Full Bio
Prior to coming to Pacific, Ryan spent the last three years as an assistant to Gene Carswell at San Diego State. His responsibilities included recruiting, developing practice and competition schedules and managing budget operations. Prior to his stint at San Diego State, he spent two years playing on the USTA, ITF and ATP professional tours. He also spent time during the past year coaching privately in the Rancho Sante Fe, Calif.
Redondo was a three time letterwinner at San Diego State from 2002-04. He earned All-America honors as a sophomore and junior and is one of the top players in Aztec history. In 2003, he earned a spot in the NCAA Doubles Finals with partner Oliver Maiberger. He began his collegiate at Pepperdine, transferring to the Aztec program for his sophomore season.
As an Aztec, Redondo collected many accolades. In 2002, his first season after transferring from Pepperdine, Redondo teamed with Maiberger to reach the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship and helped the team win the National Collegiate Indoor Championship, the program's lone national championship. In 2002-03, Redondo and Maiberger posted an outstanding 31-8 record, including 21 wins against ranked opponents. They finished the season ranked No. 1 in the country after winning four matches in four days to reach the NCAA Doubles Finals where they lost to Illinois' Brian Wilson and Rajeev Ram. Redondo earned five All-Mountain West Conference selections, and still holds the program record for double victories with 59 while teaming with Maiberger. He graduated from San Diego State with a degree in religious studies.
Mike is the Director of ErWIN Tennis.Read Full Bio
Mike Erwin is from Dayton, Ohio and brings over 20 years of coaching experience to Northern California. His junior programs in the Midwest produced many sectional and national champions, and it’s players were awarded millions of dollars in college scholarships. This program’s players won titles at The Easter Bowl, Orange Bowl, National Clay Courts, National Hard Courts, National Opens, and had a finalist at the Junior US Open. Two of the players reached the #1 ranking nationally in the 18 and under age group. Mike served as Administrator and Head Coach for the USTA High Performance Training Center.
Since moving to California in 2009, Erwin has been working on developing a strong junior tennis program in the Central Valley. His players have won titles at The National Open, West Coast Championship, National Regionals, NorCal Sectionals, and had a semi-finalist at The Easter Bowl and a Quarterfinalist at Kalamazoo. Several of the programs players have moved on and had success at the collegiate level. Coach Erwin is working with the USTA 10 and Under program and is excited to be developing a high performance program for players this age.
He is active with USTA NorCal serving on the Coaches Commission, Junior Task Force, and working as a coach in RTC Camps.
Erwin is a member of the USPTA, USPTR, and completed the USTA Sports Science Certification. He attended college in the Midwest and played on the nationally ranked team at Sinclair College
2014 Camp Information
(Camp Code: TNWCUP)
This winter we are offering one 3-day session of Junior day camp (9:00am-4:00pm) for kids ages 6-18 of all skill levels from January 2-4, 2014.
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” 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: Thursday at 8:30am at the tennis courts
Check-out: Saturday at 4:00pm at the tennis courts
Daily Program Schedule
Day Camp runs 9:00am to 4:00pm (Thursday through Saturday).
Lunch is included for all campers.
Camper play on 9 outdoor courts at the Hal Nelson Tennis 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 about a month before camp. 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-9:15am Warm-Up and Activation
- 9:15am-12:00 noon Tennis instruction and Drills: Footwork/serves/strokes (w/ breaks)
- Noon-1:00pm Lunch
- 1:00pm-4:00pm Match Play and Conditioning (w/ breaks)