Nike Adult Tennis Camp at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club
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Join us this summer as Nike Adult Tennis Camps venture to the world renowned location of Pinehurst Resort & Country Club in North Carolina. Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is a three-time U.S. Open Site and is famously known for being named the Best Golf Resort in America by Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine. Pinehurst's tennis facilities have hosted many local, national, sectional and even professional tournaments and events over the years. It's rich history and spectacular amenities and scenery make this the ultimate tennis camp and getaway location!
The adult tennis camp at Pinehurst is a 3-day clinic designed to address your specific needs and help you improve in all aspects of the game. With 11 hours of on court instruction, live ball drills, technical skill work and strategy work, you don't want to miss out on the opportunity to level up your tennis game in this iconic camp setting.
- Instruction from USPTA and PTR professionals
- 6:1 camper to coach ratio
- Campers receive Nike Tennis Camp T-shirt
- 11 hours of on court time
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Camp Director Dana Parziale
Dana Parziale is excited to join the Pinehurst Racquets Staff in 2022. He has prior experience as Director of Tennis at Agawam Hunt Club where he ran an active members program and multiple other Nike Tennis and Pickleball Camps. Earlier in his career, Dana was the Director of Tennis at the Portland Fitness and Racquets Club in Portland, Maine. He also has experience as the Head Tennis Coach at the Nick Bollettieri-led tennis program at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman and as a staff professional at both the Providence Tennis Academy and The Dunes Club in Narragansett, RI.View Dana's Bio ⟩
Dana graduated from Bryant University, where he led the Bryant tennis team to its first ever conference championship and NCAA tournament berth in 2014. He was also elected captain of the tennis team both his junior and senior years in college and was named Bryant’s Male Athlete of the Year in his senior year.
Dana continues to compete in USTA tennis events and was has been ranked in the USTA National top 100 rankings in both singles and doubles. His current rating for tennis is 5.5, and he also is rated a 5.0 squash player.
Instructor Matt Downing
Matt Downing is a native to the Pinehurst area. He attended Sandhill’s Community College and was a player on the school’s first Men’s tennis team. After completing his studies at Sandhills, Matt started his tennis professional career at the Lawn & Tennis Club of N.C., where he spent four years. In 1995, he became Head Tennis Professional at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club.View Matt's Bio ⟩
In his first eight years with Pinehurst, Matt was in charge of junior programming and assisted the Director of Tennis with club & resort activities. In 2003, he became the Director of Tennis and is responsible for all member and resort programming. In addition to managing the tennis operation, he also oversees pickleball, croquet, lawn bowls, and fitness center operations. He, along with the Pinehurst tennis staff, host events such as the USTA Men’s National Clay Court Championships, USTA Boy’s & Girl’s Zonal Team Championships, the USTA Adult State League Championships, and various resort tennis events. Matt is a 24 year USPTA certified Professional, and holds PTR Professional distinctions in both 10 & under, and 11 to 17 tennis education.
Instructor Kevin Criscoe
Kevin Criscoe is a Moore County native. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business with concentration in Professional Tennis Management from Methodist University in 2004 where he also played varsity tennis. After beginning his career at Pinehurst as Head Tennis Professional in 2006, he went on to complete his Master’s in Business Administration in 2009, also from Methodist University.View Kevin's Bio ⟩
Kevin completed the USTA High Performance Coaching program at Chris Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Rotan, Florida in 2013, earning him the distinction of Specialist in Competitive Player Development. He is a certified USPTA Elite Professional, PTR Professional with designations in 10 & under, 11 to 17, and Adult Development and most recently he is a certified PPR Professional in Pickleball. He enjoys continuing to expand his skills and knowledge adding North Carolina Real Estate licensure to his list of accomplishments. Kevin’s positive, upbeat attitude and energy have earned him a loyal following over his 16 years at Pinehurst Resort.
2023 CAMP DATES
- March 24-26
- May 5-7
- September 22-24
- November 3-5
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.
These 3-day Adult clinics will run Friday-Sunday and are geared towards players ages 18+ of all skill levels.
- Check-In: All campers check in on Friday 3:00pm-3:30pm at the tennis courts
- Check Out: All campers check out on Sunday at 12:00pm at the tennis court
- 3:00pm-3:30pm: Check-in
- 3:30pm-6:00pm: Technical skill work and player assessments
- 11:00am-1:00pm: Live Ball Drills focused on strategy, decision making, and positioning
- 3:00pm-5:30pm: Competitive games, integrating technical skills and strategy under pressure
- 9:00am-10:30am: Recap, specialty shots, serving
- 10:30am-12:00pm: Final Competitions, one on one assessments. drills and work to take home
Please Note: Our camps are Day Camps only and run during the hours listed above. The camp tuition DOES NOT include housing. Campers are required to provide their own overnight accommodations.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Welcome Package: All campers receive a Nike Tennis Camps t-shirt and prizes
- Instruction: 11 hours of court time including instruction and match play
- Supervision: Staff members participate in all activities
Pinehurst Resort has multiple food venues available to campers
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, & FACILITY
- Ratio: No higher than 6:1 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 athletic apparel
- Facility: Pinehurst Resort & Country Club's world-class tennis center's 21 clay tennis 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
Campers are responsible for their own lodging. If you wish to stay at the Pinehurst Resort or are interested in golf options at Pinehurst, please visit https://www.pinehurst.com/ to book directly.
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 tennis clothing
Tennis 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 TENNIS CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our tennis 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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Camp Code: TNADPH
Nice mix of skill training and game play.
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