UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA – Columbia, SC

Overnight And Full Day Options

AGES:

  • Boys and Girls ages 7-18 of all skill levels.
  • Per NCAA rules, our sports camps are open to all entrants. Enrollment is limited only by age, grade level, gender, and capacity restrictions as specified by each camp.

CAMP DATES:

Session I: June 5-9, 2016
Session II: June 12-16, 2016

FEES

   $695 Overnight Option
   $595 Commuter Option
   $445 Full Day Option

TIMES

Overnight Option:

Sunday 1pm – Thursday 4pm

Commuter Option:

Sunday 2pm – 8:00 pm

Mon – Thurs – 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Full Day Option:

Sunday 2pm – 8pm

Mon – Thurs. 9am – 4pm

NOTES

    Commuter campers enjoy all the benefits of the overnight campers, but do not have a room at night Pick up for commuters can be immediately following tennis around 8pm nightly or after social activities at 10:15 pm.

    GRADUATION CEREMONY: For parents interested in coming to camp early on Thursday, we will host a graduation ceremony on the courts from 12 pm – 1pm. Camp will adjourn following the ceremony.

 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

The University of South Carolina’s tennis camp located in Columbia, South Carolina will provide instruction for beginner, intermediate and advanced/tournament level campers. Our second most popular camp focuses on providing elite instruction on all fundamental strokes of the game as well as training in strategy and tactics.

Located in beautiful Columbia, South Carolina this summer tennis camp provides all levels and types of players with an exciting, fun and competitive camp experience. Co-directed by Head Men’s tennis coach Josh Gioffi and Head Women’s tennis coach Kevin Epley, the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp focuses on developing correct grips, strokes, positioning and footwork for beginning levels. For the intermediate to advanced player the focuses shifts to concentrating on shot selection, consistency, competitive match play, and singles and doubles strategy.

The tennis camp is held at the Carolina Tennis Center located in the heart of the University of South Carolina. The Carolina Tennis center features 12 courts with lights and individual scoreboards. Seating is available for up to 670 tennis fans.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAMP:

  • 5.5-6 hours of tennis daily
  • Small instructional groups to ensure personal attention
  • Social and recreational activities daily
  • Camp Demo program that features all the latest Wilson rackets
  • T-shirts, water bottle and prizes for all campers
  • Camp graduation ceremony on final day of camp

For more about the USC Camp

THE STORY

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Location Information:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
1304 HEYWARD ST.
COLUMBIA, SC 29208



FACILITIES


The Gamecock men’s and women’s tennis teams opened Carolina Tennis Center for the 2012 season. The new Carolina Tennis Center is located in the heart of the Athletics Village at the Roost. Previously, the women played at Maxcy Gregg Tennis Center, while the men were located at Sam Daniel Tennis Center.

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TESTIMONIALS

My son had an amazing week at the South Carolina tennis camp! The coaches were fabulous and the facilities were absolutely amazing!
Michelle & Craig - Parents
My daughter had a fantastic time. She was excited to attend every day and learn something new. We will definitely be back next year.
Susan G - parent
Great, energetic staff at USC. Fun activities for kids. Excellent coaching.
Caroline and Mark B - parents
My 13 year old daughter was an overnight camper and had an awesome time. She had lots of court time, loved her instructors and nighttime activities!
Thomas A - parent

MEET YOUR COACHES

Co-Director: Kevin Epley

Kevin Epley was named the women’s tennis head coach at the University of South Carolina on June 11, 2012. Epley returns to the collegiate coaching ranks for the first time since 2008, having spent the past four years as a full-time traveling coach for WTA player Megan Moulton-Levy and her doubles partner, Lindsay Lee-Waters. As a collegiate head coach from 2000 to 2008, he posted a 151-59 (.719) record in eight seasons at two different schools while mentoring nine players to 18 All-America citations and five players to eight conference player of the year awards.

Epley’s most recent collegiate coaching endeavor came at the College of William and Mary, where he served as the head coach of the women’s program from 2003 to 2008. In his five seasons with the Tribe, Epley led the squad to a 96-40 (.706) dual match record, including four Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championships and five NCAA Tournament appearances. His teams finished among ITA’s top 25 three times, including a No. 15 ranking in 2007. On four occasions, he was named the CAA Coach of the Year and in 2008 he garnered the Wilson/ITA East Region Coach of the Year award. In total, five W&M players competed in singles and doubles at the NCAA Championships and earned 11 All-America honors over his five seasons. On 21 occasions during Epley’s tenure, a Tribe player garnered All-CAA singles honors, while doubles teams received 11 all-league nods.

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A WORD FROM THE COACHES

The Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at the University of South Carolina offer some of the premier tennis camps in the nation for boys and girls of all skill levels and age groups. Our hands-on approach to teaching the game provides all players the opportunity to obtain world class instruction in both a fun and exciting environment.

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