University of Houston Nike Tennis Camp

University of Houston Nike Tennis Camp
University of Houston Nike Tennis Camp

Nike Tennis Camps is proud to host a second summer of camp at the University of Houston in 2014! This junior tennis camp is for young athletes to come and vastly improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun.

This year, choose a summer camp with the ultimate combination of athletics and fun at the University of Houston Nike Tennis Camp. Our tennis camps combine technical tennis instruction and drilling from a top notch coaching staff and supervised match play. 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 Patrick Sullivan, UH head women's tennis coach, and his expert staff
  • 5-6 hours of tennis each day with 6:1 student:staff ratio
  • Experience campus life and create lasting friendships
  • Every camper receives a Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt

Dates & Prices

Camp Details

2014 Camp Information

(Camp Code: TNXRHU)
The University of Houston Nike Tennis camp is offering four weeks of  Day Camp (8:30am-4:00pm) for kids ages 7-18 of all skill levels. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.

Check-in and Check-out times
Check-in: 8:30am Monday at the John E. Hoff Tennis Courts.

Check-out: 3:30pm Friday at the courts.

Meals: Day campers bring their lunch each day, or may bring money to purchase lunch at camp.

Campers will play at the John E. Hoff Tennis Courts with 12 hard courts.

Designated Airport: Houston Hobby (HOU) 

Nike Tennis Camp does not provide any transportation to/from camp from airport, train stations or bus depots.  If you fly into camp, we recommend that you fly into the Houston Hobby (HOU) Airport and schedule a shuttle from the airport to camp. 

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.

More Details


Campers will play on the John E. Hoff Tennis Courts, located on the UH campus between Cougar Field and the Athletics/Alumni Center. Hoff Courts is made up of 12 hard courts with a 150 seat spectator viewing area.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:30am Stretching, Camp Meeting at Courts
  • 8:45am Tennis Instruction
  • 10:00am Break
  • 10:15am Tennis Instruction and Drills
  • 11:45am Lunch, Rest, Optional Tennis
  • 1:15pm Tennis Program, Match Play
  • 2:45pm Break
  • 3:00pm Tennis Program, Doubles and Drills
  • 4:00pm Conclusion of Daily Tennis Program

Meet Camp Coaches

Patrick Sullivan
Camp Director

Patrick Sullivan

Patrick Sullivan was named the University of Houston head women's tennis coach on June 6, 2012. Sullivan becomes the eighth head coach in program history after spending two successful seasons as head coach at Stephen F. Austin.

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Sullivan took over the reins at Stephen F. Austin following a 9-11 season and led the Ladyjacks to the two greatest seasons in school history, compiling an overall record of 43-10 (.811).

"Patrick is one of the nation's top young talents who is well respected in the college tennis industry, and we feel he'll be an excellent fit within the Houston Athletics family," Rhoades said. "He has demonstrated the ability to take programs to new heights and is a dynamic recruiter who truly cares about his student-athletes. We are very excited to have Patrick, Caroline and Vera join our family."

Sullivan, a Houston native, earned his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M and also obtained a law degree while serving as graduate assistant at the University of Arkansas.

Sullivan and his wife Caroline recently welcomed their daughter, Vera, into the family.

Camper Reviews

  • 5/5.
Hot but Happy!

My son enjoyed the camp tremendously. The only downside was that the weather was extremely hot that week, but he directors and staff made sure the kids were well hydrated! Overall we are very happy with the camp.

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  • 5/5.
Great First Year!

I know this was the first year of camp, but Patrick Sullivan and his coaches did a great job! They were caring and kept the activities moving. It was very hot, so they did their best to ensure the kids were able to stay engaged. My sons really enjoyed the camp. Thank you!!

  • 5/5.
New Friends and New Competition!

We are from another area of Texas, but travelled here for my daughter to attend. She loved the experience she got with competition of new players! All the coaches were so supportive and helpful!

Camp Dates & Prices

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