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Join Nike Tennis Camps this summer for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to receive direct instruction from former professional tour player, coach, author and ESPN analyst, Brad Gilbert! Gilbert is bringing his many years of tennis expertise to Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA for an action-packed 2 day clinic.

As an athlete, Brad Gilbert has won 20 total titles. He has had multiple Grand Slam appearances, is an Olympic medalist and held the #4 ranking in the world during his 1990 season. In addition to his accomplishments as an athlete, as a coach, he has led world class players, Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick both to Grand Slam titles and top world rankings. Brad Gilbert currently works for ESPN as a studio and match analyst, sideline reporter and he does start to finish coverage of the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.

This Nike Adult Tennis Camp provides the perfect setting for you to take your game to the next level. Camp is geared towards men and women, ages 18+ of all skill levels. This 2-day clinic offers 11 hours of court time and instruction will be led by Brad Gilbert and the Pepperdine University Tennis Staff. Camp includes coaching demos, mental and tactical performance strategies, singles and doubles skill development, a live-ball tournament and more. Given the nature of this program and it's coaches, participants can expect an unforgettable camp experience!

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from former tennis professional athlete and coach, Brad Gilbert, and is expert staff
  • 11 hours of court time
  • Tennis strategy talk with Brad Gilbert
  • Happy Hour hang out with Brad on Saturday evening
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director Brad Gilbert

    Former player-turned coach and author Brad Gilbert is an analyst on ESPN’s extensive schedule of tennis programming, including ESPN’s current start-to-finish coverage of three Majors – the Australian Open (since 1984), Wimbledon (since 2003, exclusive since 2012) and the US Open (since 2009, exclusive since 2015). He joined ESPN in 2004 and serves as a studio analyst, match analyst and sideline reporter. After leaving to return to coaching rising star Andy Murray of Scotland in 2006, he came back to ESPN in 2008.

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    Camp Director Adam Schaechterle

    Adam Schaechterle was named the 16th head coach in Pepperdine men's tennis history on May 14, 2018.

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    Co-Director Per Nilsson

    Proven winner and championship-caliber coach Per Nilsson was chosen to lead the Pepperdine women's tennis team into a new era in the summer of 2014, succeeding 37-year head coach Gualberto Escudero. Nilsson spent seven seasons as the head men's coach at Mississippi State after a five-year stint as an assistant coach with the Waves' men's squad.

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Camp Details


Due to local and state regulations, we anticipate having to reduce our enrollment numbers significantly this year. You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.

This 2-day Adult clinic will run Saturday and Sunday (9:00am-4:00pm) and is for men and women, ages 18+, of all abilities.

2024 Camp Dates

  • To be determined
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We will have players of all different playing abilities and ages, and there will be groups to accommodate everyone. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs and goals can be addressed throughout the week.


  • Check-in: Saturday at 9:00am at Varsity Tennis Courts.
  • Check-out: Sunday at 4:00pm at Varsity Tennis Courts
  • Daily Schedule: Saturday and Sunday (9:00am-4:00pm)
  • Extras: There will be a Happy Hour hang out with Brad on Saturday evening...Malibu location TBD.


  • Instruction: Daily tennis training from Brad Gilbert and staff
  • Meals: Lunch is provided both days
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Tennis Camps t-shirt and prizes


  • Ratio: 4:1 camper to coach ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience
  • Equipment Needed: All campers must bring a tennis racquet, tennis shoes and a water bottle
  • Facility: Camp is held at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center with its 16 outdoor courts (9 lighted courts).
  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital


Please note: This is a Day Camp only. The camp tuition DOES NOT include housing. Campers are required to provide their own overnight accommodations.

Need a hotel to stay in the area? We recommend Renaissance Hotel in Agoura Hills, The Hampton Inn in Agoura Hills, and The Malibu Beach Inn in Malibu.


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.

Camp Code: TNADBG

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00am Warm Up
  • 9:30am-11:30am On Court Drills/Instruction/Points/Strategy
  • 11:30am-1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm On Court Drills/Instruction/Strategy/Match Play

Nike Adult Tennis Camp Featuring Brad Gilbert at Pepperdine University

Brad Gilbert, Camp Director
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, California 90263
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike Adult Tennis Camp Featuring Brad Gilbert at Pepperdine University

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