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We will not be running camp at Michigan State in 2024. We hope to be back back in 2025!

The Nike Tennis Camp at Michigan State University offers top-notch tennis training and supervised competitive play for boys and girls of all skill levels. This tennis summer day camp in the Midwest is the perfect location for junior players to learn from some of the best coaches out there.

Our junior tennis camp in East Lansing, MI delivers a superb tennis program, including collegiate-style drilling, supervised match play, fitness sessions, and sports psychology talks.

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from Michigan State's Head Men's and Women's Coaches, Gene Orlando and Kim Bruno
  • 5-6 hours daily tennis training; low camper to staff ratio
  • All campers receive a Nike Tennis Camp t-shirt and prizes
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Camp Coaches

  • Gene Orlando Nike Tennis Camp Michigan State

    Co-Director Gene Orlando

    Gene Orlando guided the Spartans as the men's head tennis coach for 31 seasons. Coach Orlando retired in 2022 and is in his 24th year as a Nike Tennis Camp Director at MSU.

    View Gene Orlando's Bio
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    Co-Director Kim Bruno

    Kim Bruno enters her fourth season as the head coach for the Michigan State women's tennis team. Kim was hired to the Spartan staff after 11 seasons at Northern Arizona University.

    View Kim Bruno's Bio

Camp Details


We will not be running camp at Michigan State in 2024. We hope to be back back in 2025!

*Unfortunately, Michigan State University is not permitting residential camps on-site this summer. Camp will run as a DAY Camp only for 2023.


All sessions are open to players of all ability levels unless otherwise noted. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own tennis instruction needs can be addressed throughout the week.

We offer Day Camp (9:00am-4:00pm) for boys and girls, ages 9-18, with All Skills and Tournament Training programs offered all weeks.

  • 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.
  • Tournament Training Program: This is a special tournament training component designed for tournament-level or ranked players looking to improve their match play and strategy in a competitive environment.


  • Check-in: All campers check in on Monday between 8:15am-9:00am at the outdoor tennis courts at Lot 57. During the week, campers will be dropped off between 8:45am-9:00am.
  • MSU Outdoor Tennis Courts Address: 375 Wilson Rd, Lansing, MI 48823. Please park in Lot 57.
  • Check-out: Graduation is at 12:00pm on Friday, parents are encouraged to attend! Check-out immediately follows graduation.
  • Day Camp Program: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm, Friday 9:00am-12:00pm


Please follow the directions in the camp information packet to the MSU IT Instructional Media Center. This will bring you to parking lot 57 where check-in will be. The outdoor tennis courts are next to Lot 57.


  • Instruction: Daily tennis training, morning and afternoon sessions
  • Supervision: Staff members provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Tennis Camps t-shirt and prize


  • Lunch is NOT provided. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.


  • Ratio: 5:1 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: MSU features a massive 20-court outdoor complex lit for night play
  • Inclement Weather Plan: If rain occurs, campers will have access to MSU indoor practice facility for conditioning activities and will make up court time in the evening.
  • 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


Nike Tennis Camps do not provide transportation to/from camp from the airport, train stations, or bus depots. If you fly into camp, we recommend that you fly into Lansing Capital City Airport and schedule a shuttle from the airport to camp and reserve a spot on a recommended shuttle from the airport. All shuttles leave right outside the airport terminals.


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!


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 tennis clothing

  • Tennis Racquet(s)

  • Tennis shoes (no running shoes)

  • Sweatshirt/warm-up jacket and pants

  • Water bottle

  • Sunscreen

  • 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.


For general questions about our pickleball camps please see our FAQ page


Maximize your camp experience with SwingVision, an iPhone app that provides the following benefits when you record your play: watch a full match in 20 minutes with the dead-time automatically removed, view stats like shot placement, court positioning, shot speed, and consistency for each shot type, filter to particular shot or point types and easily create highlight videos of certain points or shots, access video analysis, and stats immediately after you finish recording, all on unlimited cloud storage.

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Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00am Stretching, Camp Meeting at Courts
  • 9:30am-12:00pm Tennis Session: Forehand and Backhand Technique, Point Play, Conditioning
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch at Outdoor Tennis Courts
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm Tennis Session: Serve and Return Technique, Singles Strategy, Point Play & Serving Drills
  • 4:00pm Pick Up

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Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    July 1, 2022: Coach Orlando taught my son, hand-by-hand on how to improve top spin. Just think about how dreamy it was that a 9-year old tennis lover got advices from the head coach of Michigan State University!!! Totally worth of the investment. My son also got the opportunity to practice and play matches with much older kids. The coaches and campers were super supportive and encouraged him to take the challenges.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2022: The highlight of camp per my daughter was splitting into teams for the Davis Cup during the last two days. She really enjoyed feeling like part of a team and doing singles and doubles play.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 16, 2023: My son had a wonderful experience and still can't stop talking about it. He is enthusiastic about tennis more than ever now.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    July 15, 2023: The noticeable improvement of tennis skills and that the coaches know and recognize Lana every year.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2022: Coaches were kind, funny, and helped in improving tennis skills of campers.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 15, 2023: Working with strong coaches and college level players

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 4, 2023: Playing tennis and having a fun time.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Impressed by the Coach!

    — Anonymous

The East Lansing Nike Tennis Camp

Gene Orlando, Co-Director
3571 E Mt. Hope
East Lansing, Michigan 48910
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.

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