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A favorite Southern California tennis camp, the Nike Tennis Camp at USD boasts superior instruction, facilities, weather, food, and location. Our San Diego tennis camp focuses on sportsmanship, individual improvement and having tons of fun!

The Directors of our SoCal tennis camp have over 70 years of combined camp and coaching experience and deliver an unparalleled program for kids of all skill levels. 

Highlights Include
  • Instruction from top teaching pro, Bill Scott and USD Tennis Coaches Sherri Stephens and Ryan Keckley
  • 5-6 hours daily tennis; low camper to staff ratio
  • Fun off-court evening activities for overnight campers
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Camp Coaches

  • Nike Tennis Camp Sandiego Coach Scott

    Co-Director Bill Scott

    Bill is well known in Southern California as the former Director of Tennis at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla and is currently the Director of Tennis at Santa Catalina School in Monterey.

    View Bill Scott's Bio
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    Co-Director Sherri Stephens

    Going into her 34th season, Sherri has been the Head Women’s Tennis Coach at USD since 1984 and has since transitioned her teams into a national NCAA Division I contending program. She owns a 367-346-2 (.513) career record. Sherri grew up in Arizona where she was a nationally ranked junior player before competing at the University of Arizona.

    View Sherri Stephens's Bio
  • Nike Tennis Camp San Diego Coach Keckley

    Co-Director Ryan Keckley

    Ryan Keckley led the Toreros to their third straight WCC Championship in his first year as Head Coach of the Men's tennis team at USD. 

    View Ryan Keckley's Bio
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Camp Details

We offer Junior Overnight and Day (8:30am-4:00pm) camps for kids, ages 9-18, with All Skills and High School programs. Bill Scott directs all weeks with Ryan Keckley and Sherri Stephens joining him during certain weeks. International campers can also check out our USD Nike Tennis and ELS Language program.

2017 Camp Dates, Programs & Directors

  • June 18-23  |  All Skills - (Ryan Keckley/Bill Scott) 
  • June 25-30  |  All Skills - (Ryan Keckley/Bill Scott) 
  • July 9-14  |  All Skills - (Sherri Stephens/Bill Scott)
  • July 16-21   |  All Skills - (Sherri Stephens/Bill Scott)
  • July 23-28  |  All Skills & High School Training - (Sherri Stephens/Bill Scott) 
  • July 30-August 4  |  All Skills & High School Training - (Sherri Stephens/Bill Scott)
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Camp Programs

All sessions are open to players of all abilities. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.  

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. 

High School Program

In addition to the "All Skills" program offered each week, our fifth and sixth sessions also offers a High School Program geared towards players ages 13-18 currently on their high school team and wanting to move up the ladder or those planning on making the high school team.

Check-In/Out

Check-In
  • All Campers: Sunday 12:30-2:00pm in front of the Mission Crossroads building. Looks for signs to Nike Tennis Camps to direct you.
  • Campers should come dressed to play as we will head straight to the courts after check-in.
  • Day Campers will depart that afternoon at 4:30pm.
Check-Out
  • Graduation: Friday at 11:30am at the Cindy and Skip Hogan Tennis Center.
  • Check-out: Immediately following the graduation ceremony at the dorms.

Daily Program Schedule

  • Day campers should be dropped every day (except first day) by 8:30am at the Skip and Cindy Hogan Tennis Center.
  • Pick up time will be 4:45pm each day (except last day) at the courts.
  • A more complete schedule will be given to you upon check-in. 

Meals

All meals are included for overnight campers. Lunch is included for Day Campers. Meals start with dinner on the first day and end with breakfast on the last day. 

USD Campus

The USD campus, built in Spanish Renaissance style, is situated on 180 acres of mesa overlooking San Diego’s beautiful Mission Bay. It has been rated as one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. The USD campus provides a safe, secure environment, and add an exciting cultural dimension to the total tennis camp experience. Week long tennis camp participants really absorb the college environment, since they are staying in the college dorms and dining at the Student Life Pavilion, where all college students eat regularly throughout the semester. We always incorporate a tour of the campus during one of our lunches, so that the kids have an idea of the size of the campus and beauty they are surrounded by!

Courts

Campers play on 8 courts at the Skip and Cindy Hogan Tennis Center, located on the West side of the USD campus.

Dorms

2017: Overnight campers will reside in the college dorms on campus and dine at the Student Life Pavilion. Campers stay 2 per room and are assigned rooms based on requests and then by age and gender. There is no A/C in the dorms, but they stay cool.

Evening Activities

Evening activities may include a trip to the beach on Wednesday evening and a sports night. 

Weekend Stayovers

Weekend stayovers are available at this location between all sessions except between sessions 6 & 7.  Cost: $300. Includes meals, housing, and supervision.  

International Camper Options

International campers seeking a Sport and Language program can find a list of camp sessions and a detailed description of our new programs by clicking this link. International campers seeking a Sport Only program, a multi-week sport camp experience, can easily combine any of our individual Tennis Camp sessions together with a weekend stay over to create the right camp program to fit your needs!

Designated Airport

San Diego International

Travel

Transportation is not provided to/from the airport to camp. However, if your camper is flying in to San Diego International Airport the Director or a staff member will meet your son/daughter at the airport and arrange shuttle transportation to camp and then back to the airport on the return. The cost is $27 each way. Please call 858-382-6453 to make reservation and to provide your child's travel itinerary. Please make check payable to “Bill Scott” and bring to camp.

If you have a camper arriving by air and is deemed an “unaccompanied minor” by the airlines and must be met by a camp staff or shuttle company employee, there may be a fee that needs to be paid in advance of camp. You will still have to arrange transportation to/from camp. Please call 1-800-645-3226 two weeks prior to camp to provide camper’s flight and shuttle information.

Registration Packet

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: TNXRSY

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30am Rise and Shine/Breakfast
  • 8:30am Day Campers arrive. On Court Drills begin.
  • Noon-1:30pm Lunch/Activities
  • 1:30pm-4:00pm Team competition/Match Play
  • 4:00pm Day campers depart
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm Dinner
  • 6:30pm-9:30pm Evening activity (Ping Pong Tournament, Foosball Tournament, Ice Cream Social, Movie Night)
  • 10:00pm Lights out

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.57 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    exceeded the whole family's expectations

    8/4/2016 - Our three daughters, of all different tennis abilities, attended Nike tennis camp at USD. It was their first ever tennis camp and it exceeded the whole family's expectations by a long shot. The girls loved the experience and we were very impressed by the organization, enthusiasm, and commitment of all the staff. It made for an amazing experience and our daughters are already asking if they can come back next year! A real delight for us as parents to see how much the love of tennis has grown for our children this week. Thanks to Bill, Sherri, Johnny and team!

    — Mark H. Parent

    • 4/5.
    camp is really well organized

    8/4/2016 - The camp is really well organized and a great opportunity to make new friends.

    — Leo B. Camper

    • 4/5.
    Special thank you to Bill Scott

    7/28/2016 - Great Team! Special thank you to Bill Scott for always delivering high education and smiling!

    — Ricardo L. Camper

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    • 5/5.
    camp was the highlight of his summer!

    7/27/2016 - This was my 13-year-old son's first sleep-away camp experience. None of his friends attended with him. The camp was the highlight of his summer! He met so many new friends who share his passion for tennis. They had fun on and off the court. He already is organizing with his new friends to attend next summer. Thank you to the director and camp staff for providing a positive, unforgettable experience!

    — Kathleen P. Parent

    • 5/5.
    All of the staff was wonderful

    7/27/2016 - The Director Bill Scott was great. He was there every day to greet parents, and he knew and cared about each camper. All of the staff was wonderful!

    — Elise L. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great experience!

    7/27/2016 - Great experience! The staff was very helpful, and made it a lot of fun! Thanks a lot.

    — Mariply N. Camper

    • 5/5.
    had so much fun and improved his skills

    7/15/2016 - Andrej had so much fun and enjoyed the camp. It has improved his skills, and he felt great having older kids to play with. He loved everyone, his coach Tac was awesome! He got to make new friends and says he will be Novak Djokovic one day. We look forward to bring him to the camp next year. 

    — Jovanka M. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved it

    7/27/2016 - Loved it to bits!

    — Riley H. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Nike tennis camp is my favorite camp ever

    7/27/2016 - Nike tennis camp is my favorite camp ever! All of the coaches and people are always very nice and funny and I always have so much fun at the camp.

    — Lola W. Camper

    • 5/5.
    speaks highly of Nike camp

    7/5/2016 - Tyler had a great time as much as he did not want to admit it to me... He shared his experience with his friends and cousins and spoke highly of Nike camp. Everyone is wonderful. Thank you, Bill and Sherry, for running such a great camp.

    — Shadi K. Parent

    • 5/5.
    wished it was a larger camp

    7/2/2016 - My son would have preferred more kids there. I know that's hard to plan for, but I would have sent him to a different week even at last minute notice.

    — Jodi G. Parent

    • 5/5.
    really enjoyed bonding with the coaches

    7/1/2016 - Marla really enjoyed bonding with the coaches, playing tough competitive players and meeting new people!

    — Rita S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    nothing but great things to say about camp

    7/1/2016 - My son had nothing but great things to say about his week at camp. Thanks to everyone!!

    — Eric S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    add a few more hours

    7/1/2016 - The only change I would like to see made is for an hour to be added to both the first and last days. They are too short.

    — Bella C. Camper

    • 5/5.
    suggest a parent's social at the beginning of camp

    8/4/2015 - We suggest a parent's social at the beginning of camp (perhaps Sunday evening). This would give parents an opportunity to meet the counselor's, other parents and ask any questions.

    — Danielle S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    loved the camp!

    8/3/2015 - Caroline loved the camp! Enjoyed all the tennis and instruction from the counselors, directors and coach! Thanks to all!

    — Kathryn S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    counselors are enthusiastic, helpful and extremely knowledgeable

    7/31/2015 - Bill Scott and Sherri Stephens are wonderful directors, and John Hackbart is an outstanding Assistant director. The counselors are enthusiastic, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. They do such a great job with this camp and that is why the kids come back year after year!

    — Liza K. Parent

    • 5/5.
    staff helps boost confidence as well as skills

    7/30/2015 - My son was the camper and he loved it. The staff is very welcoming (this is our 3rd year) and helps boost confidence as well as skills. Not a bad venue either USD!

    — Kristin H. Parent

    • 5/5.
    had an amazing time at this camp

    7/25/2015 - I had an amazing time at this camp. The coaches, you could tell, loved teaching and were amazing at what they did. I definitely cannot wait to come back next summer!

    — Isabel B. Camper

    • 5/5.
    cannot thank the staff enough

    7/3/2015 - It was a great experience for my 10 year old daughter. She had never been at any kind of overnight camp and was very nervous the first day. The staff was amazing and she ended up having the best week and cannot wait to go again. I cannot thank the staff enough for how they mad her time so enjoyable!!

    — Kelly G. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Not one complaint!

    7/2/2015 - Great experience. Not one complaint. Loved everything about it!

    — Maja K. Camper

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5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, California 92110

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