University of Oklahoma Nike Tennis Camp Norman, Oklahoma
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Join the fun at this summer tennis camp for kids! The University of Oklahoma has an athletic tradition of excellence. This Nike Tennis Camp is a camp for young athletes to come and vastly improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun. Come get better at camp this summer!
At the University of Oklahoma Nike Tennis camp we combine technical tennis instruction and drilling from a top notch coaching staff, supervised match play, and a variety of evening social activities. 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 head coaches John Roddick and David Mullins
- Fun off-court evening activities for overnight campers
- Experience campus life and create lasting friendships
- Every camper receives a Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt
- 5-6 hours of daily instruction with low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
The campus is located just 15 minutes south of the state's capital, Oklahoma City. Offering the perfect balance of live ball drills, tennis tactics, and match-play, this Nike Tennis Camp is ideal for campers of all abilities. Campers will play at the University's Headington Tennis Complex, one of the top facilities in the Big 12 Conference and the nation. The facility includes 12 championship courts divided into four quadrants. In case of rain, campers will have access to 6 indoor courts. Campers also have access to the campus swimming pools.Meet your coaching staff
Returning for his fourth season as a Nike Tennis Camp director, Coach Mullins brings a tremendous amount of passion and experience to the court. He has traveled throughout the world both as a player and coach on the ATP tour and enters his fourth season as the head women's coach at Oklahoma.Read Full Bio
In just three seasons with the University of Oklahoma, David Mullins has already left a mark on the OU women’s tennis program. With Mullins at the helm, the Sooners have made back-to-back NCAA Championship appearances, won seven Big 12 position titles, five ITA regional championships and recorded two-straight seasons with 18 wins.
OU finished a program-best third place in the Big 12 conference in 2011, with seven individuals and doubles pairs finishing in the top five at their position.
OU also claimed two of the three doubles Big 12 position championships and won two singles position titles under Mullins’ tutelage in 2011.
Mullins led the team to overall records of 18-6 and 19-7 in 2010 and 2011 respectively, which marked just the third time in program history that OU had back-to-back seasons with at least 18 wins.
OU spent 13 straight weeks ranked in the ITA top 25 in 2011 and finished the season ranked No. 24 in the country.
In his three years with the Sooners, Mullins has coached the 2009 Big 12 Player of the Year, seven All-Big 12 selections and 14 Academic All-Big 12 team members.
Mullins, the 2008 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Assistant Coach of the Year, was named the head women's tennis coach at the University of Oklahoma in June 2008.
Mullins completed his third season as the assistant coach for the women's team at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., in 2008. Mullins helped lead the Wildcats to at least the round of 16 of the NCAA championships in each of his three seasons. In 2007, he was named the ITA Midwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year. During his stint with the Wildcats, NU posted a record of 77-12.
Mullins' three years of success began in 2006 when Northwestern advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament and captured a doubles title. The Wildcats advanced to the round of 16 in 2007 and returned to the quarterfinals in 2008.
Mullins began his collegiate coaching career at DePaul, as the Associate Head Men's Coach in 2005, after working in his native Ireland as an assistant tennis professional at Donnybrook L.T.C. in Dublin for two years. With Donnybrook, Mullins worked with elite junior Irish tennis players and also assisted with the Irish National Team.
Mullins has traveled throughout the world to various ITF and ATP events as both a player and coach to some of Ireland's top junior tennis players. As a collegiate player at Fresno State, he helped the Bulldogs to a WAC title in 1999 and a perennial top 20 national ranking. Individually, he advanced with doubles partner Peter Luczak to the NCAA Tournament where the duo earned All-America honors and a No. 9 national ranking in 2001.
Professionally, Mullins was ranked as both a singles and doubles player and was a member of Ireland's Davis Cup team. He played in Davis Cup competition from 1999-2004, representing Ireland against Ukraine, Hungary, Greece, Egypt and Slovenia.
As a junior tennis player, he competed in both the Junior Wimbledon and the Junior French Open.
Mullins graduated from Fresno State with a degree in business and finance in 2001. Mullins and his wife, Laura, have two sons, Liam and Damien.
Coach Roddick joins the Nike Tennis Camp crew for his third season. John Roddick enters his fourth season as the head coach of the University of Oklahoma men's tennis program. During his tenure Roddick's Sooners have finished in the top 25 and earned a spot in the NCAA tournament each year. A former professional tennis player and coach, Roddick has world class experience and knowledge of the game.Read Full Bio
In his first year, Roddick led the Sooners to its first ever trip to the Elite Eight at the 2010 NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga., after knocking off third-ranked Texas in the Round of 16. Additionally, OU crowned two All-Americans in Andrei Daescu and Costin Paval, another program best.
This past year Roddick's squad advanced to the conference title match for the first time since 1997, after the Sooners ousted No. 5 and top-seeded Baylor in the semifinals.
Roddick is a former professional tennis player and coach and before being hired he was director of Roddick Total Tennis, a high-performance boarding academy in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, which he operated from 2002-09.
Also during that time, from 2006-08, he coached his brother, Andy, a former No. 1-ranked player in the world, on the ATP Tour. In 2006 and again in 2008, John was the Team Captain for the United States' World Team Cup squad.
Roddick's Division I experience came as an assistant coach at Florida State for the 1999-00 school year and then at his alma mater, Georgia, from 2000-02. Georgia dominated college tennis during that time and won the 2001 NCAA team title. The Bulldogs also reached the 2002 NCAA Team Final.
Born in Omaha, Neb., Roddick was a world-class player. He was a four-time All American at Georgia from 1995-1999 and was named UGA Athlete of the Year in 1998. Also at Georgia, he was a three-time SEC All-Academic selection.
A top U.S. junior, he was a member of the 1993 and 1994 National Teams. He was ranked as high as No. 6 internationally in singles and No. 3 internationally in doubles.
Roddick's academy was a hot bed for top talent. Marquee players at the academy included Nate Schnugg and Jamie Hunt, now at Roddick's alma mater Georgia, Kellen Damico at Texas and Uladzimir Ignatic of Belarus, who was the 2007 French Open Junior champ.
As a coach, Roddick has worked with top touring pros including his brother, Mardy Fish, and Uladzimir Ignatik.
Moros joined the Sooners in 2012 from Austin, Texas, with more than 12 years of coaching experience. Moros was the Director of High Performance at Advantage Doyle Tennis Academy from 2010-2012, while serving as the volunteer assistant coach for the University of Texas women's tennis team. Moros has coached at various tennis academies in Texas since her graduation from UT in 1999, including the Bollettieri Tennis Academy, Roddick Moros International Tennis Academy and the Austin Tennis Academy. Moros was a member of the 1995 National Champion team at Texas and was a five-time All-American during her collegiate career.
(Camp Code: TNXROK)
This year we are offering two weeks of Junior overnight and day (9:00am-5:00pm) camp for kids ages 10-18 of all skill levels.
Check-in: Overnight Campers - Sunday from 1:00-2:00pm at Walker Dorms.
Day Campers - Sunday from 2:00-2:30pm at the courts - Headington Tennis Complex. (Day Campers will depart that afternoon at 5pm.)
Graduation: For all campers from 11:45am-12:00pm
Check-out: After graduation at the dorms for all campers.
Day Camp Program Schedule
Thursday: 9:00am to 12:00pm.
Lunch is included for all day campers Monday-Wednesday. Campers leave before lunch on Thursday.
Campers stay 2 per room in the Walker Dorm on campus and are assigned by age and roommate requests. (No Triples). There is A/C in the dorms and linens are provided.
In addition to the on-court training, overnight campers will participate in evening activities including a movie night and sports activities (ultimate frisbee, volleyball, and soccer). Campers also have access to the campus swimming pools.
Weekend Stayovers: Weekend stayovers are not available at this location.
Designated Airport: Oklahoma City
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 Will Rogers World Airport and schedule a shuttle from the airport to camp.
Taxi Service. Should you need taxi service from the airport, please proceed to the center of the first floor of the parking garage just beyond the rental-car counters to meet a waiting taxi. For reservations, contact American Taxi (717) 901-8294.
In case of rain we will move things into our indoor facility.
There will be trainer on site.
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
- 7:30am Wake-up
- 8:00am Breakfast
- 9:00am-Noon Tennis Instruction
- Noon-2:00pm Lunch and Free Time
- 2:00pm-5:00pm Speed/Agility - Tennis Instruction and Match Play
- 6:00pm Dinner
- 7:00pm-10:00pm Evening Activity and Free Time
- 10:30pm Lights Out