University of Houston Nike Tennis Camp Houston, Texas
Nike Tennis Camps if proud to host a new camp at the University of Houston for Summer 2013! 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.
- 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
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.Meet your coaching staff
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.Read Full Bio
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.
(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.
High School Program:
In addition to the “All Skills” program offered each week, this year we are offering a high school program during the last two weeks of camp, geared towards 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: 8:30am Monday at the courts
Check-out: 4:00pm Friday at the courts
Meals: Day campers bring their lunch each day
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.
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
- 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