Rick Witsken's Nike Pickleball Camp at Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball Center
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at Nike Pickleball Camps
Join Nike Pickleball Camps at a new location this year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado at Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball Cetner! Pickleball Pro, Rick Witsken, will be leading this 3-day pickleball camp that offers plenty of court time and the opportunity to take your game to the next level.
This adult pickleball camp is designed to address your specific needs, increase your knowledge of the game and help you improve in a fun and friendly environment.
- Instruction from Rick Witsken and his professional staff
- Grips, stroke development, strategy, etiquette and more!
- Low camper to staff ratio
- All campers receive a Nike Pickleball Camp T-shirt
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Camp Director Rick Witsken
Rick is currently ranked #1 on the APP Senior Pro Men’s Standings. He is the proud founder and owner of Team Witsken, which has run indoor tennis programs in Indianapolis and its surrounding area communities for the past 16 years. In addition to tennis, Team Witsken also offers Pickleball programs for all ages and levels. He is the seventh of eight children, was a two-time Indiana State Champion in singles and was one of four siblings to earn full tennis scholarships to a Division I school. At the University of Alabama, Rick was a two-time All-American, reaching the No. 1 doubles ranking in the country. Rick currently has a podcast RipSken Pickleball, posts many instructional videos as well via the Midwest Pickleball club. He also founded/funded the first public scholastic middle school pickleball team at Zionsville Middle School.View Rick's Bio ⟩
Rick was world-ranked on the ATP Tour in both singles and doubles. He began his post-playing career working with his brother, Todd Witsken, at the Indianapolis Tennis Center, serving as Tennis Director and coach of the IUPUI men's tennis team.
Rick enjoys competing. He has 15 Gold medals at the Pro level in singles, men's doubles, and mixed doubles, including Gold medals with Dave Weinbach and Simone Jardim. He is a two-time Gold medalist at the US Open. Rick is the proud father to three children Brittany, Peyton, and Colin who all play tennis.
We offer Adult Day Camps geared towards players of all skill levels. Camp includes pickleball instruction and offers programs for beginner, intermediate and advanced level players depending on the camp dates.
Camp will cover: Grips, stroke development, dink shot, serves & returns, specialty shots, rules and etiquette and much more!
2023 CAMP DATES
- August 2-4
Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced skill levels
Camp is geared towards adult players of all levels. Upon arrival all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the weekend.
- Check-in: 9:00am at the Pickleball Courts each day
- Check-out: 1:00pm at the Pickleball Courts each day
- Camp Program: Wednesday-Friday 9:00am-1:00pm
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Welcome Package: All campers receive a Pickleball Camps t-shirt and prizes
- Instruction: 12 hours of court time including instruction and match play
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, & FACILITY
- Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience
- Equipment Needed: All campers must bring a pickleball paddle, athletic shoes and a water bottle
- Facility: Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball Center 8 outdoor and indoor pickleball courts
These are Day Camps and only run during the hours listed above. The camp tuition DOES NOT include housing. Campers are required to provide their own overnight accommodations.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
Athletic, on-court pickleball clothing
Comfortable court shoes (no running shoes)
Sweatshirt/warm-up jacket and pants
Signed Health & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE PICKLEBALL CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our pickleball camps please see our FAQ page
Selkirk Sport is the market leader in pickleball paddle technology and innovation. One of Selkirk's core missions is to grow the sport and the company is proud to partner with Nike Sports Camps to promote pickleball. Selkirk is committed to providing its premier paddles, equipment, and educational resources to the camp's instructors and participants.
Camp Code: PBADSB
August 5, 2023: Rick and Paul were outstanding people, great humor, very instructional and made the fun while learning more about pickleball.
August 5, 2023: Very upbeat energy. Wonderful instructors. Lots of good information.
August 7, 2023: The great coaches and golden nuggets that I took away from the camp
August 14, 2023: Having Rick so present and engaged. Clearly loves doing camps
August 6, 2023: Skills and meeting a friendly group of coaches and campers
I have learned and worked on a lot
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.