Stanford Adult Tennis School Stanford, California
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The Stanford Tennis School is celebrating it's 45th year under new leadership. Associate Women's Coach, Frankie Brennan and Assistant Men's Coach, Brandon Coupe, are proud to take over this amazing camp from legendary coaches, Dick and Anne Gould. Steeped in pride and tradition, the Stanford Adult Tennis School is a perfect environment for campers to enhance their skills and enjoyment of the game.
Stanford has hosted hundreds of adult tennis players from around the country. These programs are designed 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 leave these adult tennis camps with new enthusiasm for tennis, vastly improved skills, greater self-confidence, and inspiration to make tennis your game for life.
Come individually or come with your USTA teammates and take your game to the next level!
- Click Here for information on The Stanford Tennis School (Junior Day Camp - ages 8-15) (June/August)
- Click Here for information about John Whitlinger Sessions - Overnight/Day options (Ages 9-18) (June/July)
- Click Here for information about Lele Forood Sessions - Overnight/Day options (Ages 9-18) (July/August)
* Our camps are open to any and all entrants.
* Any athlete who has sufficient preparatory education to be academically eligible to enter college in the fall following the camp date will not be permitted to attend the camp.
* Drugs, alcohol and smoking are strictly prohibited and constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from camp.
Frankie Brennan enters his 18th year on The Farm overall, serving in his third season as the program's associate head coach following 15 seasons as an assistant coach.Read Full Bio
During his tenure, Brennan has tutored numerous student-athletes to All-America and conference accolades. Since joining the staff, he has enhanced Stanford's reputation as the country's top women's tennis program by helping guide the Cardinal to a 448-27 overall record, eight national championships and 16 conference titles.
In the short time since Brennan was elevated to associate head coach, Stanford has claimed four individual NCAA titles. The 2012 season was especially historic, as teammates squared off in the singles final before later pairing up in the doubles title match for the first time in NCAA history. Nicole Gibbs defeated Mallory Burdette in the singles final, before the duo paired up one hour later to claim the doubles crown. Thanks to Brennan's efforts, Stanford has now produced the last three NCAA doubles championship teams.
Brennan was honored as the ITA's Northwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year in 2011, helping lead Stanford to a national runner-up finish, a 28-1 overall record and yet another Pac-10 title.
Two years ago, Brennan's contributions were highlighted with Hilary Barte and Lindsay Burdette capturing Stanford's 13th overall collegiate doubles title and first since 2005. Designated in the fall season as the primary coach for Barte and Burdette, Stanford's top duo flourished under Brennan's tutelage, finishing 42-6 overall and winning three doubles titles in addition to the national championship. Furthermore, the lower half of the singles lineup (Nos. 4-6) proved to be an area of strength for Stanford, with the group combining for a 65-11 record while Brennan patrolled the back courts.
In 2005, Brennan was recognized as the ITA Northwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year. In 2003, Brennan's efforts were recognized on a higher level when he was named the ITA National Assistant Coach of the Year.
Brennan, son of legendary former head coach Frank Brennan, Sr., was a two-time all-conference player for the University of Redlands, where he helped the team to a Final Four appearance in 1993 and a fifth-place national finish in 1994. He was also a two-time all-conference honoree at Foothill Junior College, where he helped lead the team to a semifinal appearance in the state championships in 1991 and a runner-up finish in 1992.
In 1991, Brennan was voted as The Times Tribune Athlete of the week twice, named MVP of the tennis team and nominated as The Times Tribune Athlete of the Year. He was also nominated for the Foothill College Male Athlete of the Year.
Brennan was head coach of the women's tennis team at the University of Redlands in 1995 before coming to work for his father in 1996. He has also worked for the United States Tennis Association, assisting in the Area Training Center and serving as a USTA zonal coach. Brennan has also been a hitting partner for Venus Williams and other top professionals at the Bank of the West Classic. Brennan also played a few years on the satellite circuit.
Brennan prepped at St. Francis and Los Altos High schools, where he was a four-year letterwinner in both tennis and football. He finished his senior year on the East Coast at Mt. St. Joseph High School in Vermont, where he was a standout running back on their State Championship football team.
A third generation coach, Brennan and his family have been involved with coaching tennis for years. His grandfather was Billie Jean King's coach for 18 years, as well as the personal instructor to former president Jimmy Carter and his family while he was in the White House. In May of 2002, Inside Tennis named the "Brennan Clan," Frank Sr., Jr. and III, to their top-10 list of "Guys Who Have Lent A Hand" to women's tennis.
Brennan resides in Mountain View, Calif., with his daughter, Francesca.
2014 Camp Information
(Camp Code: TNADSG)
- Clinic for Beginner & Intermediate Players (3.0 & below)
- Advanced Players Clinic (3.5 & above)
Times: 9:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm
The Stanford Adult Tennis School will run two programs side by side - the first is open to 3.0 players (beginner/Intermediate ability levels) and the second is geared toward the advanced player, open to those ranked 3.5 and above.
Each session includes progressive tennis instruction in:
1. Serve, return, serve and volley
2. Ball machine and feeding drills (groundstrokes and netplay)
3. Doubles play and strategy
With a camper to staff ratio of 4:1 you are sure to hit a ton of balls!
Daily Schedule: Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am-12:00 noon (lunch is not included)
Led by Director Frankie Brennan, we are eager to help you get your game to the next level in an action packed two days! The camp will run on Saturday, August 9th and Sunday, August 10th from 9:00am - 12:00noon. This is the perfect schedule to enjoy world-class tennis instruction in the morning and still have the rest of the day to spend in beautiful Palo Alto.
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 17 lighted courts at the Taube Tennis Stadium. In the event of rain, indoor courts are available.
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.
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