College Showcase Camp at The Beach & Tennis Club at Pebble Beach
COLLEGIATE TENNIS EXPOSURE AND SERIOUS FUN
The College Showcase Camp at Pebble Beach is an experience like no other, giving athletes the chance to work directly with top college coaches. Across two days, campers will receive direct exposure and instruction from some of the best college programs in the country, all while playing at The Beach & Tennis Club at Pebble Beach.
Players can expect to be seen and given instruction by every coach on staff. Unlike other camps or tournaments, the intimacy and in-depth training is unmatched, making this camp the ideal outing for any aspiring college athlete. Camp is limited to 20 TOTAL players.
This camp is open to players with graduation years 2022-2027 (grades 7 through 12).
Committed Camp Staff includes:
Paul Goldstein - Head Men's Coach, Stanford University
- 2021 Pac-12 Champions
- 3-time Wilson ITA Northwest Region Coach of the Year
- Former All-American and was inducted into the ITA Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame in May 2013
Brandon Coupe - Associate Head Men's Coach, Stanford University
- Former All-American and 2003 US Open doubles quarterfinalist
Francis Sargent - Assistant Men's Coach, UC Berkeley
- Former volunteer assistant coach for Stanford Men's Tennis, just recently hired as the Cal Men's Tennis Assistant Coach
Paul Settles - Head Men's Coach, Claremont McKenna College
- 2015 Division III National Champions
- CMS has now reached five NCAA title matches in the past seven years
- Settles is winner of 25 USTA National Championships
This camp is open to any and all entrants and is limited only by number, age, grade level, and/or gender.
- Two days of training and guaranteed one-on-one instruction from top collegiate coaches
- Valuable insight into the recruiting process and what it takes to play at a collegiate level
- Collegiate style competitve matchplay
- Coaches aim to develop each player’s technique, strategy and confidence on the courts
- Evaluation – Coaches provide feedback on stroke technique and strategy
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Camp Director Paul Goldstein
Former Cardinal standout, Paul Goldstein, introduced as Stanford Head Men's Tennis Coach on June 24, 2014, became the 10th head coach in school history, following a successful 10-year stint by John Whitlinger.View Paul Goldstein's Bio ⟩
Paul Goldstein has established himself among Stanford’s elite men’s tennis coaches in the program’s rich history. In four seasons as the Cardinal mentor, Goldstein’s teams have posted a 74-31 record with a national ranking and a berth in the NCAA Championships each season.
Stanford has averaged 19 victories per season in four years under Goldstein’s direction, earning national recognition each year.
Goldstein, honored as the ITA Northwest Region Coach of the Year, engineered Stanford’s best season in 15 years in 2018. The Cardinal finished 22-4, earning a top-five ranking in the ITA poll for 13 consecutive weeks, and a No. 4 overall seed in the NCAA Championships. Stanford reached the second round of the NCAA Championships, posting its best win total (22) and winning percentage (.846) since the 2003 season. The Cardinal, ranked as high as No. 2 in the ITA poll during the season, finished second in the Pac-12 Conference with a 7-1 record. Goldstein coached a lineup that was highlighted by three ranked singles players and two ranked doubles teams throughout the season. Stanford posted its best regular-season record (20-2) since 2001 and registered a perfect 11-0 regular-season record at home. The Cardinal, which defeated 12 nationally-ranked opponents and recorded 11 shutouts on the year, reached the semifinals of the ITA National Indoor Championship.
Stanford finished 18-9 and advanced to the NCAA Championships Round of 16 in 2017, hosting NCAA matches for the first time in five years. The Cardinal finished the year ranked No. 16 in the ITA poll. Tom Fawcett, the Pac-12 Player of the Year, earned All-America honors with a semifinal finish in the NCAA Singles Championships.
In Goldstein’s second season on The Farm in 2016, Stanford won 16 matches and reached the Round of 16. The Cardinal upended red-hot Notre Dame with a solid 4-1 win to in the first round, setting up a meeting with 14th-seeded Northwestern in the Wildcats’ home court. Fawcett's thrilling 5-7, 6-0, 6-4 win at the top spot to clinch the 4-3 upset put the Cardinal in the Round of 16.
In just his first year as a head coach, Goldstein led Stanford to an 18-7 record and a top-25 ranking in the ITA on its way to an appearance in the second round of the NCAA Championships. He was recognized as the ITA Northwest Region Coach of the Year and Stanford’s first Pac-12 Coach of the Year since 2006. The Cardinal notched its first victory in the NCAA Championships since 2012, defeating Tennessee 4-2 in Durham, N.C. to reach the tournament’s second round.
Despite showcasing a lineup that routinely featured three freshmen, the Cardinal flourished under Goldstein, clinching a share of the Pac-12 regular-season championship for the first time since 2010 while also reaching the Pac-12 final for the first time in school history. The Cardinal swept UCLA and USC for the first time since 2009 and collected two victories against California. Stanford’s seven losses all came against teams ranked among the top-30.
Goldstein was introduced on June 24, 2014, as Stanford’s first Taube Family Director of Men’s Tennis, the latest generous gift from longtime tennis benefactors, Tad Taube, ’53, MS ’57, and Dianne Taube.
The 10th head coach in school history, Goldstein followed a successful 10-year stint by John Whitlinger, who announced his retirement in May 2014 after guiding Stanford to a 160-85 overall record and nine NCAA Tournament appearances.
A native of Rockville, Maryland, and a 1994 graduate of Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C., Goldstein was ranked among the top-10 juniors in the world and made USTA history by becoming the first player to capture three consecutive national championships (Boys’ 16 in 1992, Boys’ 18 in 1993, Boys’ 18 in 1994) in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Goldstein then enjoyed a stellar collegiate career from 1995-98, leading the Cardinal to a 104-6 overall record while becoming the first player in NCAA history to compete as a starting member of four consecutive national championship teams. Goldstein was honored as an All-American in each of his four years.
Goldstein capped his career with a Pac-10 Player of the Year honor in 1998 after winning 33 of his 35 overall matches. A team captain during his senior campaign, Goldstein and his teammates surrendered just three individual points the entire season while going undefeated and winning the NCAA title. Goldstein finished his career with 84 dual match victories, ranking fifth overall in program history.
The first-ever two-time recipient of the ITA’s Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sportsmanship and Leadership Award (1997, 1998), Goldstein was also recognized as the ITA’s Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award recipient in 1997. Goldstein was inducted into the ITA Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame in May 2013 and currently serves on the ITA Hall of Fame Committee.
Goldstein received his B.A. in human biology from Stanford in 1998 before embarking on an impressive 10-year professional career. After moving into the world’s top-100 in one year on the professional circuit, Goldstein’s ATP world rankings eventually reached as high as No. 58 in singles and No. 40 in doubles. A US Open doubles semifinalist in 2005, Goldstein also boasts career singles wins over Novak Djokovic, James Blake, Mardy Fish, Lleyton Hewitt and Patrick Rafter. Goldstein was the highest ranked player in the world with a college degree for the majority of his professional career.
During his tenure as a professional athlete, Goldstein was elected by his peers to serve on the 10-member ATP Player Council for a two-year term, representing the interests of 1000+ professional tennis players while acting as a liaison between the ATP Board of Directors and senior management.
Since 2008, Goldstein had served in sales and business development roles at Bloom Energy, a Silicon Valley-based clean energy fuel cell company.
Following his retirement from professional tennis, Goldstein remained active on both a local and national level within the tennis community, serving as a USTA Nominating Committee member and member of the ITA Steering Committee on Dual Match formats while also coaching aspiring juniors in the Bay Area.
Goldstein also served as a Pac-12 Networks color analyst in 2006-07.
Goldstein resides in Menlo Park with his wife and fellow Stanford alum, Abbie, and their three children: Sadie, Maggie and Charlie.
Co-Director Brandon Coupe
Brandon Coupe enters his eleventh year as Assistant Men's Tennis Coach at Stanford University. During his time as an assistant coach on The Farm, Coupe has helped guide the Cardinal to a 162-88 record, nine consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances and four straight 20-win seasons from 2009-12.View Brandon Coupe's Bio ⟩
Coupe's recent contributions were highlighted with All-Americans Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher anchoring the Cardinal's singles lineup during their four-year careers. Under Coupe's tutelage, Klahn and Thacher flourished at the top two spots of the lineup. Klahn produced a career record of 130-34 and captured the 2010 NCAA singles title, while Thacher won at least 20 matches in every season en route to compiling a 94-46 career mark.
Coupe joined the coaching staff following a six-year stint as the Head Professional at the Tiburon Peninsula Club, which he first joined in 2001. He was also a professional coach from 2004-06 and the Tournament Director of the Esurance Tiburon International Tennis Challenger from 2003-04.
From 1994-2003, Coupe played on the ATP Tour and participated in 14 Grand Slam events, including the 2002 U.S. Open where he was a quarterfinalist. During his professional career he played with and against some of the world's greatest players, including Roger Federer, Andy Roddick, James Blake, Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt and Boris Becker. Coupe achieved an individual doubles ranking of 61 in 1999 and teamed with Mark Merklein to rank in the top-20 that year.
In addition to playing on the ATP Tour, Coupe coached Justin Gimelstob to the third round at Wimbledon in 2004.
A former All-American, Coupe played at San Jose State from 1990-94 under the tutelage of respected coach John Hubbell. As a senior, he earned All-America honors and received the National Von Nostrum Most Improved Player Award and the Rafael Osuna Senior Player of the Year Award. Coupe also earned All-Big West Conference honors all four seasons of his career.
As a freshman, he played No. 2 singles while losing only four matches during the year and winning the regional Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award. Over his next three seasons, Coupe played No. 1 singles and doubles and holds the school record for most victories. He was a three-time NCAA Championship competitor and a semifinalist at the 1994 NCAA Indoor Championship.
A native of Granite Bay, Calif., Coupe began playing tennis at the age of 10 and entered a number of junior tournaments, including the Kalamazoo National Tournament. In the U-18 division, he was ranked as high as No. 35 in the country.
Coupe currently resides in Menlo Park with Natalie, his wife of 14 years, and their 12-year-old son Max and 4 year old twin sons, Owen and Oliver.
Camp Director Francis Sargeant
Francis Sargeant joined the Cal men’s tennis program as an assistant coach in July 2021View Francis's Bio ⟩
A former player at BYU, Sargeant spent the previous several seasons coaching at Stanford. He was an assistant coach for the Stanford men’s team in 2020-21, when he helped lead the Cardinal to the second round of the NCAA tournament, and he served as an assistant coach for the Stanford women in 2019-20. He was a volunteer assistant coach for the Cardinal men over the previous three years. Sargeant began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant for the Memphis men’s team in 2015-16, when the Tigers reached the NCAA tournament.
The England native played at BYU from 2012-15, ending his collegiate career with 91 singles wins. Sargeant earned All-WCC second-team honors twice and was named to the all-conference first team in doubles in the 2013 season. He graduated with a degree in sociology in 2015 and with two ITA Scholar-Athlete honors. In 2010 and 2011, he was the top-ranked U18 player in the United Kingdom.
Co-Director Paul Settles
In 17 seasons, Coach Settles has established the CMS Stags Tennis program as one of the elite at all levels of collegiate tennis.View Paul's Bio ⟩
CMS has now reached five NCAA title matches in the past seven years, having earned its first NCAA title in any sport in 34 years by winning the NCAA Division III Team Championship in Mason, Ohio in May of 2015. In 2020, Settles led the Stags to a No. 2 national ranking after CMS reached the final of the 2020 ITA D3 National Team Indoor Championships in St. Peter, Minnesota, and extended the Stags' program-best consecutive conference win streak to 135, spanning 15 seasons.
Settles also coached Stags student-athletes to five consecutive NCAA Singles final appearances from 2014-18, including three titles from Warren Wood (2014, 2015) and Skyler Butts (2016). In recognition of Coach Settles' leadership, both the Intercollegiate Tennis Association and the United States Professional Tennis Association have honored him with Coach of the Year accolades at the National (2013) and West Regional (2013, 2009 and 2006) levels. Settles has also earned SCIAC Coach of the Year honors in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2019.
Settles is a USPTA certified Elite Professional and a graduate of the USTA High Performance Coaching Program. In addition to coaching the Stags, Settles has coached Team USA in the International University Challenge - leading six top collegiate American players in an eight team international competition in France - and the Southern California Maze Cup Team (Boys and Girls 16s and 18s).
Settles has served as a volunteer member of two USTA national committees, the Collegiate and Adult & Senior Competition Comittees. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association from 2006-2016 and has co-chaired the ITA Small College and Division 3 Operating Committees during his more than 15 years of service at the national level. Settles also currently serves on the ITA's Ethics and Infractions Committee, the CMS Hall of Fame Committee, and serves as advisor to the CMS SAAC Executive Board.
Settles' outreach efforts in the Claremont community have yielded three ITA Campus and Community Outreach awards in 2018, 2011, and 2006. He continues to coach USTA Junior Team Tennis teams and, while serving as Tournament Director for the USTA National Family Hardcourt Championships in June. In 2013, Settles and wife Kathy launched Tennis in Our Schools, a 501(C)3 not for profit foundation bringing tennis to each of Claremont's seven elementary schools in the form of physical education and after school programming. In 2018, the program re-directed to aid high school tennis teams in need. The Settles' have raised over $40,000 for Tennis in Our Schools, introducing the sport to hundreds of Claremont elementary school children and impacting local need-based high school teams.
Before coming to CMS, Settles served as Director of Player Services of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body of men’s professional tennis. At the ATP World Tour, Settles’ wide range of responsibilities included supervision of the Player Services Department, staff liaison for the ATP Player Council, Player Leadership Committee, and Board of Directors; and serving as founding committee member of the ATP Medical Services Committee. From 2004-2012, Settles served on the Player Services staff for the Los Angeles ATP World Tour event.
Still an active player himself in the adult and family divisions, Settles is winner of 25 USTA National Championships. Paul, and wife Kathy have four children: Ryley, Christian, James, and Caleb.
The goal of this program is to equip student-athletes with the knowledge and tools to take their game to a collegiate level. With some of the nation's top academic and athletic universities at hand, campers play in a competitive environment with hands-on instruction from Head and Assistant college coaches. The camp provides a perfect platform for players to demonstrate their skills and all other assets of their game.
2021 CAMP DATES
CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT
We recommend all families arrive the night before camp starts
Check-in takes place at 8:30am on the first day. Check-out occurs at 4:00pm on the second day at the tennis stadium following a camp conclusion ceremony with parents and players. More details included in the camp information packet which is sent out pre-camp.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
The program tuition includes 12 hours of education, instruction, competition and guaranteed exposure to every coach. Lunch is also included both days.
TRANSPORTATION AND LODGING
Participants are responsible for their transportation to and from the camp and for accommodations before and during the camp. 20 minutes from the Pebble Beach Resorts is Monterey Peninsula Airport. Most large carriers have flights into Monterey. In addition, San Jose International Airport is about 90 minutes north, while San Francisco International Airport is about 2 hours north.
A detailed camper information 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 pre-camp.
COVID-19 SAFETY & REGULATIONS
For more information on our Covid-19 safety procedures and regulations, please visit https://www.ussportscamps.com/covid-safety.
SUPERVISION AND POLICIES
The staff will provide supervision of participants during the scheduled camp hours. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
- 8:30am Check-in @ tennis courts
- 9:00am Welcome Tennis Players & Parents - Opening Session and introduction to camp objectives
- 9:30am *How to be a Successful Collegiate Player* Coaches Discussion
- 10:00am On-Court Skill Evaluation and Instructional Drills
- 12:00noon Lunch Break
- 1:00pm College-Style Warm-up for Afternoon Session
- 1:30pm College-style Matchplay with Evaluating and Coaching
- 4:00pm Players Dismissed
- 7:00pm Recruiting Seminar
- 8:30am On-Court Warm-Up and Stretching
- 9:00am Morning Drill Session (“college-style” team practices)
- 11:30am Lunch and Rest
- 1:00pm Classroom Presentation
- 1:30pm Singles & Doubles Matchplay
- 4:00pm Closing Ceremony and Check-Out
Camp Dates & Prices
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