Dave Marshall Tennis Academies
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The Dave Marshall Tennis Academies, a Nike Tennis Camp, is directed by the decorated and experienced Dr. Dave Marshall. Dave and his reputable staff are recognized throughout the world for teaching excellence and helping young athletes reach their potential with the fundamentals of the modern game.
The Dave Marshall Tennis Academies features four separate weekly sessions in the summer of 2018. Campers have the option of attending Full Day (9:00am-3:00pm) or Half Day (9:00am-12:00noon) sessions.
- Instruction from Dave Marshall and his incredible staff
- Low student-to-teacher ratio
- Safe, healthy, and fun learning environment
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Co-Director Dave Marshall
Dr. Dave Marshall and his staff's reputation for teaching excellence is recognized throughout the World and Copyrighted.View Dave's Bio ⟩
Dave's guidance and teaching has helped develop 105 state championship tennis players, 75 sectional champions, 25 USTA National Champions, and two US Open Qualifiers. He has sent 125 players on to play collegiate tennis. Dave has coached NCAA Champions, worked with Australian Open/Wimbledon Junior Girls's Finalist and thousands of students whose improved skills have led to their greater enjoyment of the game.
A former nationally-ranked collegiate player, Dave holds 12 Delaware Open titles singles, doubles and mixed doubles championships. He holds 15 national doubles titles. He is currently ranked #1 in the USA for over 45 Men's Doubles. He has held the number #1 spot for 2016, 2017, and now 2018. Dave has been the USPTA Middle States Pro of the Year, Delaware Pro of the Year, as well as HBCU National Coach of the Year. Additionally, he has been inducted into the Delaware Hall of Fame, USPTA Middle States Hall of Fame, as well as his former alma mater Washington College's Hall of Fame. Dave has also led his Men's team to win the USTA National Championships for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2014, and 2015. Dr. Dave was the head coach of the men's and women's teams at Division III- Washington College. Dr. Dave was the head women's coach at Delaware State University a Division I program-where he led the team to a the Finals of the HBCU National Championship. Now, Dr. Dave is working alongside Dave Macpherson as an associate coach to the Bryan Brothers.
Dr Dave Marshall was Director of Tennis at Sea Colony for over 25 years until 2009. Dave's team of pro's (Dave Marshall & Associates) left the SC program in good shape and in the words of SC's Tennis Chair Under Dave's leadership Sea Colony tennis emerged as one of the premiere programs in the country, achieved national rankings in several categories and built a world class program. In August of 2009, Dave Marshall & Associates completed the Dave Marshall Tennis and Fitness Center in Lewes Delaware, where the Dave Marshall Tennis Academies are now headquartered. Within 9 months of opening, Dave Marshall Tennis Academies was ranked by Tennis Resorts Online. They are now ranked #23 Tennis Camp in the world by Tennis Resorts Online (as of January16, 2017).
We are offering four weeks of Day (9:00am-3:00pm | Ages 8-17) and Half Day (9:00am-12:00pm | Ages 6-10) camp options for boys and girls of all ability levels.
2018 Camp Dates
- June 18-22
- July 30-August 3
- August 13-17
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All sessions are open to players of all abilities unless otherwise noted. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. The Full Day program is open for campers ages 8-17 and the Half Day program is for ages 6-10.
All Skills Program
The All Skills program is designed for tennis players of any skill level and background. Campers will learn fundamentals and improve upon their game.
Daily Program Schedule
- Day Camp runs from 9:00am-3:00pm Monday through Thursday.
- Day Camp runs from 9:00am-12:00noon on Friday.
- Half Day Camp runs from 9:00am-12:00noon daily.
Full Day Campers bring their own lunch each day.
The Dave Marshall Tennis and Fitness Center features 6 indoor courts and 1 outdoor court.
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.