University of Hawaii at Manoa Tennis Camp
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This junior tennis camp at University of Hawaii at Manoa directed by UH Tennis Coach, Jun Hernandez, delivers technical tennis instruction and drilling from a top notch coaching staff as well as supervised match play for all skill levels.
At UH in Honolulu, you'll hit thousands of balls, improve your technique, and enjoy friendly competition with your peers.
- Instruction from UH Head Women's Tennis Coach, Jun Hernandez
- 5-6 hours daily tennis training; low camper to staff ratio
- Camp T-shirt and prizes!
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Camp Director Jun Hernandez
Rogelio "Jun" Hernandez is entering his 13th season as head coach of the Rainbow Wahine tennis team. Hernandez has compiled a 91-130 record since taking over the Rainbow Wahine on Jan. 4, 2006. He is the program’s eighth head coach and ranks second in wins and tenure.View Jun Hernandez's Bio ⟩
Most recently, Hernandez has guided Rainbow Wahine Cindy Nguyen to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA women's tennis singles championships in 2014 and '15.
As a freshman in 2014, Nguyen became the first UH women's tennis player to ever play in the NCAA singles championship after finishing her rookie season as the top ranked player in the Big West. This past season as a sophomore, Nguyen ramped up her game, becoming the first Rainbow Wahine to ever be voted a conference (Big West) Player of the Year and to be selected as a Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southwest Region "Player to Watch" award winner.
In 2012, Hernandez guided the program to a number of firsts--including leading the 'Bows to its first NCAA tournament appearance; its first Western Athletic Conference tournament title; and the progam's first ever Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) team ranking to name a few highlights from the record-setting year.
Hernandez previously served as the assistant coach for the California men's tennis team for three and a half seasons under head coach Peter Wright. During his stay, the Golden Bears finished with a No. 4 national ranking during the 2002-03 season, their best season in 12 years. Cal advanced to the NCAA Championships each season.
Prior to that, Hernandez served as Cal's assistant women's coach for three seasons under head coach Jan Brogan. Hernandez was awarded the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Women's Assistant Coach of the Year for the Northwest Region in 2002.
In 2000, the Golden Bears advanced to the NCAA Championship semifinals before losing to rival Stanford for the second consecutive year. That Cal team featured the pair of Claire Curran and Amy Jensen, who teamed up to capture the NCAA doubles title. The next two years, Hernandez helped Cal advance to the NCAA Round of 16. Hernandez takes over a storied UH program which has not had a winning season since the 1998-99 season. He is the eighth head coach in the program's history, which has posted 10 20-win seasons all under former coach Jim Schwitters, the winningest coach in NCAA Division I history. Hernandez has spent the summers as a hitting coach for professional tennis players Martina Hingis, previously the world's No. 1 ranked player, Anna Kournikova, and Conchita Martinez on the Women's Tennis Association Tour. Hernandez began his collegiate coaching resume as a volunteer assistant at the University of San Diego in 1998. The next year he served as the top assistant and played an instrumental role in guiding Zuzana Lesenarova to the 1999 NCAA singles title.
Previously, Hernandez served as an assistant tennis pro at the Rancho Bernardo Swim & Tennis Club. In addition, he also worked at Golden Valley Country Club as the head coordinator for junior tennis, and the San Diego area after-school tennis enrichment program.
A 1995 graduate of San Diego State, Hernandez played No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Aztecs in 1994. In 1996, he was a finalist at the USTA National Men's 25 Hardcourt Singles tournament and ranked No. 3 in the USTA's Southern California Section rankings. He won five men's open singles titles and three men's open doubles events during 1997 in Southern California. The following year, he captured one open singles title in Southern California and four open singles titles in Minnesota.
Hawai‘i Coaching Highlights
-In 2015, Rainbow Wahine Cindy Nguyen earns her second automatic bid as the highest ranked women's tennis player in the Big West to the NCAA Women's Tennis Singles Championship (Waco, Texas)
-Also in 2015, Nguyen became the first women's tennis player to be voted a conference (Big West) Player of the Year as well being named the ITA Southwest Region "Player to Watch."
-On January 13, 2015, the Rainbow Wahine upset No. 29 Kentucky, 4-3 for one of the biggest wins in program history which vaulted them into the ITA rankings in which they rose as high as No. 48 on Feb. 26.
-Nguyen becomes the first Rainbow Wahine to ever earn a spot in the 2014 NCAA Women's Tennis Singles Championship in Athens, Ga.
-UH made its first NCAA Tournament appearance.
-UH won its first WAC Tournament after advancing to its first ever WAC championship match.
-UH was nationally ranked in the ITA for the first time in school history.
-UH secured its first WAC Freshman of the Year (Jamie Pawid) and 2012 marked the first time two singles players were named to the all-WAC first team (Barbara Pinterova and Katarina Poljakova)
We offer Full Day (9:00am-4:00pm) and Half Day (9:00am-12:00pm) tennis camps for kids, ages 8-18, with an All Skills and High School Training programs.
2018 Winter Camp Dates & Programs
- December 27-30 (All Skills & High School)
2019 Summer Camp Dates & Programs
- June 3-6 (All Skills & High School)
- June 10-13 (All Skills & High School)
- July 29-August 1 (All Skills & High School)
- August 5-8 (All Skills & High School)
2019 Winter Camp Dates & Programs
- December 26-29 (All Skills & High School)
Camp Program Offerings
All sessions are open to players, ages 8-18, 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:
The High School Program is provided for 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.
- All campers check in on Monday at 8:30am at the UH Tennis Complex
- Campers should come dressed to play as we will head straight to the courts after check-in.
- Half Day Campers check out on Thursday at 12:00pm at the UH Tennis Complex
- Full Day Campers check out on Thursday at 4:00pm at the UH Tennis Complex.
Daily Camp Schedule
- Monday: All campers check in at 8:30am at the UH Tennis Complex. Half Day Campers depart at 12:00pm. Full Day Campers depart at 4:00pm.
- Tuesday-Wednesday: All campers arrive at 9:00am. Half Day Campers depart at 12:00pm. Full Day Campers depart at 4:00pm.
- Thursday: Half Day Campers check out at 12:00pm. Full Day campers check out at 4:00pm.
Lunch is included for Full Day Campers, Monday-Thursday. Half Day Campers depart before lunch each day.
Campers will play at the UH Tennis Complex, one of the finest tennis complexes in the NCAA, featuring 12 asphalt courts.
Adult Tennis Camp at University of Hawaii at Manoa
We're excited to also bring you an Adult Tennis Camp at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Click the link for details.
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.
The camp is open to any and all entrants, limited only by age and number of campers.
Camp Code: TNXRHI
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00am Stretching, Camp Meeting at Courts
- 10:00am Tennis Instruction & Drills
- 10:30am Break
- 10:45am Tennis Instruction and Drills
- 12:00pm Half Day campers depart. Lunch, Rest, Optional Tennis
- 1:15pm Tennis Program, Match Play
- 3:00pm Break
- 3:15pm Tennis Program, Doubles and Drills
- 4:00pm Full Day campers depart
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
Learned new strokes, form, and proper serves
August 10, 2018: Playing tennis all day with other people at his level and higher is a good day for Kawelo. Learning new strokes, form, and proper serves.
— Amelia T. - Parent
Improved his technique
August 29, 2018: My son had a blast also we realized he's improved his technique by the camp. Very much appreciate all coaches hard working. He'll definitely show up next summer, thank you Nike Camp!!
— Yukiko K. - Parent
Enthusiastic and expert coaches
December 31, 2018: Positive experience because of enthusiastic and expert coaches. Hitting opportunities plentiful. Compliments and criticisms seemed balanced. Nice facility. Mental focus and discipline obviously plays a major part of tennis and that was evident in various discussions. Coaches Jun, Saverio, and Alyssa had great rapport with players.
— Melord M. - Parent
Want to come again next year!
July 14, 2017: The coaches were knowledgeable, professional, and very attentive to the campers. My kids love all the coaches. Coach Jun was a great camp director. He was very responsible and attentive to our needs and questions. We especially liked how the coaches motivated the children in playing tennis. They always encourage and talk to the children in a very nice tone. My children were having a blast and said they will want to come again next year!
— Sugar K. Parent
Gained a lot of knowledge
July 14, 2017: Through the camp, Sam gained a lot of knowledge of this sport and he had been thinking about how to improve his skills, which had never happened before.
— Bo S. Parent
Enjoyed the drills
July 15, 2017: She definitely improved and enjoyed the drills and games with the various instructors.
— Jaime G. Parent
August 14, 2017: Jerry was an awesome motivator and coach. Both my kids loved learning from him. 10/10!
— David C. Parent
Great communication with staff
August 14, 2017: It was great experience for my kids. They can not speak English well, but they could communicate with instructors, staffs and members. I would love to join the camp next year too.
— Yugi N. Parent
August 14, 2017: My son liked the games and the chance to be instructed by different coaches. He also enjoyed lunch.
— Mae Z. Parent
Coach Jun Hernandez is enthusiastic, talented and organized
August 27, 2016: Coach Jun Hernandez is enthusiastic, talented and organized! He has a great team and definitely enhances all players!
— Nadine H. Parent
coaches were very supportive and enthusiastic
August 26, 2016: My daughter said that coaches were very supportive and enthusiastic about teaching. However, she felt lonely during lunch time as most participants seemed to know each other, but my daughter joined the camp from other country and didn't know anybody.
— Lorea F. Parent
top notch tennis camp
August 25, 2016: Coach Jun and his team ran a top notch tennis camp. They gave the kids good instruction, kept them engaged, and had fun. They ensured our kids were fed and hydrated and there was a trainer on-site for the entire camp.
— Cara M. Parent
really enjoyed the head coach
August 22, 2016: Erica felt she should have been in a higher level. She really enjoyed the head coach and would like to spend 1:1 time under his instruction.
— Leoni W. Parent
smaller group sizes
7/15/2016 - Group size should have been smaller.
— Jesse T. Parent
Excellent Camp. Highly recommend.
7/14/2016 - Excellent camp, my daughter really enjoyed the teaching, coaches, and the fellowship with other players. Highly recommend for others.
— Scott N. Parent