HIGHER LEARNING FOR YOUR GAME

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

2801 W Bancroft St, Toledo, OH 43606


 

BRAND NEW CAMP FOR 2014!

 

New for the summer of 2014 is the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at the University of Toledo in Toledo, OH. Although new to the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps, coach Al Wermer Head Men’s Coach at the Univ. Of Toledo has been running a popular and successful camp for several years.

Join the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at UT for an incredible week of tennis! Each camper will receive instruction on the fundamentals of all major strokes and will enhance their skills through repetition, ball-feeding drills, live-ball situations and competitive match play. In addition, campers will be exposed to team competition and match play in singles and doubles. These camps are excellent preparation for anyone interested in participating in middle school, high school or USTA team tennis, or preparing to compete in USTA leagues and/or tournaments.

The camp will be held at the Varsity tennis complex on the Universities campus.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO INCLUDE:

  • 5.5-6 hours of tennis daily
  • Comprehensive instructional program with daily teaching progressions
  • Small instructional groups to ensure individual attention
  • Camp Demo Program with all the latest Wilson rackets
  • T-shirts, Water Bottles and Prizes for all campers

 

Details

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CAMP TYPE Day camp with a Half day option
TIMES > Full Day: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.> Half Day: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
DATES Session I: June 16-20, 2014
DIRECTOR Al Wermer – Head Men’s Tennis Coach – University of Toledo
FEES Full Day: $395 / Half Day: $225 (lunch is provided for Full day campers)
AGES Boys and Girls ages 8-18 of all skill levels.



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Co-Director: Al Wermer
Head Men’s Tennis Coach  - UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

Now in his 18th year directing the Toledo men’s tennis, “Coach Al” has made winning a habit, including a team record six straight top-three MAC finishes from 2006-11, and consistently appearing in semis or finals. His 2010-11 team recorded 24 wins, including a 12-match win streak.

Wermer’s 216 Toledo wins are the most in program history. Twenty-one of his UT players have earned All-MAC honors. He’s also had 15 different student-athletes earn Academic All-MAC recognition. Regularly, his teams achieve over 3.2 GPA in the classroom.

Coach Al is a nationally respected coach with extensive experiences in training methods and tennis leadership. He has served many terms as Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division I Midwest Men’s Regional Chairman and the ITA National Division I Operating Committee, developing policy for college tennis.

STAFF:

The coaching staff of the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp is hand selected by the camp director and features a mix of college coaches and top college players.  Is staff member is selected for their ability to teach and relate to young players in a friendly, thorough and responsible manner. Safety and fun, as well as strong communication skills and teaching ability are prioritized.


AIRPORT INFORMATION:

If you are interested in flying into the camp at the University of Toledo, the closest airports is:

  • Toledo Express Airport – (16 miles from Campus)

To arrange for pickup from the airport, please contact the Premier Sports Camp office via email PRIOR TO REGISTRATION.


WHAT TO BRING:

Our residential camps are very busy days, filled with social and recreational activities, in addition to 5.5 to 6 hours of tennis each day. Campers should pack all the items that they desire to be able to enjoy these packed days. Each evening will feature a social activity such as bowling, movie night, talent show, casino night etc. so please pack accordingly. Finally, there is swimming every afternoon (dependent on pool availability), so pack a bathing suit if you desire to swim (swimming is optional).

  • Tennis Racket(s)
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Tennis Clothes
  • Casual Clothes
  • Bath Towel, Shower Towel
  • Swim Suit
  • Sun Screen

TRADITIONAL CAMPS:   Our traditional tennis camps (non match-play or college prep) are designed to focus on the fundamentals and swing techniques of the modern tennis strokes. Some of the areas of focus for each level include:

• Beginners: The beginning level player will be introduced to the basics of the game. Emphasis will be placed on stroke production and the technical aspects of the swing in an effort to teach these young players sound fundamentals from the ground up.

• Intermediate: Intermediate level players will also focus on fundamental stroke production (to ensure proper technique), but will also be in put into game play situations to introduce these players to the competitive side of the game.

• Advanced: The more advanced players will work with stroke production in a competitive environment, but will also be introduced to the basic strategies of the game.

• High School / Tournament: Varsity high school and tournament players will focus on the strategic and competitive aspects of the game. Although there will be attention spent on the stroke fundamentals, more emphasis will be placed on point progression, court positioning, patterns and sequences, percentage plays and live ball drill work.





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