DARTMOUTH COLLEGE – Hanover, NH
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Full Day Camp
Join the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps and Dartmouth Head Women’s Tennis Coach, Bob Dallis, for an exciting Elite Training camp experience in Hanover, NH. This Elite Training Camp for Girls offers one of the highest intensity training opportunities on the East Coast. It is a one-of-a-kind exclusive opportunity for high school girls with aspiring ambitions to compete at the collegiate level.
The Elite Girls Training Camp at Dartmouth College will allow players the opportunity to train at a Division 1 level, featuring college style practices and two team match play in a college (dual) format. Campers will be run through drills and challenged in the same ways Coach Dallis runs his Ivy League varsity practices. In addition the camp features team matches that will allow for campers to experience the excitement and passion provided in a collegiate match, as well as on-court coaching from the coaching staff. The staff gives players feedback and strategy guidelines on how to improve their games. One session throughout the week is focused on doubles play, which is a key component that collegiate coaches look for during their recruiting process. This Elite Training camp also offers a Q+A session with the coaches discussing collegiate tennis and the ins and outs of the recruiting process.
Lodging is not provided on campus, however, a list of recommended hotels and accommodations can be found HERE
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CAMP INCLUDE:
- Elite level training
- College style practices, matches and intensity
- Camp T-Shirt for all campers
- Safety prioritized on and off court
- Camp demo program that includes all the latest Wilson rackets
- 2021 Camp Dates Coming Soon!
- Full Day: $650 per week (no lodging provided)
- Girls grade 8-12 of all skill levels
The Girls Elite camp will be directed by Bob Dallis, Head Women’s Tennis Coach at Dartmouth. This camp will be formatted similar to a college team practice and is designed as a high intensity training camp for serious players looking to work on many of the strategies and point building philosophies focused on with top collegiate programs.
- Friday 1:45pm – 8:30pm
- Saturday 10:00am – 9:00pm
- Sunday 10:00am – 1:00pm
- No meals provided
For More Housing options, please visit: http://www.dartmouth.edu/cse/visiting/lodginglist.html
Q: Are there Skill Requirements for this camp?
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.
Q: When is the balance of payment due? How can I pay my balance?
The balance for each week of camp is due the first day of the month of the camp session. That is, all June camps have a balance due date of June 1st and all July camps have a balance due date of July 1st. Your camp balance can be paid online or a check can be mailed to Premier Sports Camps, 4885 Shackelford Ct. Columbus, OH 43220.
Q. I have signed up for camp, now what?
As you prepare for camp, we recommend you review the information below to see that you take care of all items prior to camp.
- Pay Balance: The camp balance is due the first day of the month of camp (June 1st for June camps, July 1st for July camps). To pay your remaining camp balance please visit: https://www.wilsontenniscamps.com/tenniscart/my-account/orders/
Fill out Camp Waiver: To fill out your camp waiver please visit: https://goo.gl/9kI5E1 . The camp waiver can be completed online or by downloading, printing and bringing to camp check-in the first day.
Print out and complete Medical Form: Please download the medical form here: https://goo.gl/ng8AlR . The medical form should be filled out, printed and brought to camp on the first day of check in.
Review Pertinent Information Email: The pertinent information email will be sent out 7-10 days prior to the start of camp to the email you registered the camper with.
Review FAQ’s on this page: Please review the FAQ’s listed on this page for any additional questions you might have prior to camp (* If you can add an anchor link to the FAQ’s Section)
Q. If the camp is the full, do you have a waiting list?
We do have a waiting list for our camp weeks that sell out. In is not unusual for us to add campers from the waiting list due to late cancellations. To be added to the wait list, please email the office.
Q. Should I purchase camp/cancellation insurance?
We recommend all families purchase camp / cancellation insurance if they are concerned about the investment they are making in the camp. Kids do get injured, sick and family plans change from the time of registration leading up to the camp. Camp insurance allows peace of mind and has many benefits in any of these events. Please review our policies page for more information about camp/cancellation insurance. Click Here
Airport transportation may be available upon request for those flying into camp. The closest airport is the Hartford/Springfield Bradley International Airport (BDL), 53 miles from campus in Windsor Locks, CT. LaGuardia International Airport (LGA), 72 miles from campus in New York City, NY. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), 80 miles from campus in New York City, NY. For more information please email the camp office before registering.
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- Half Day campers: TBA
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All our camp forms, including the required liability form and medical form can be found HERE
- Tennis Racket
- Tennis Shoes
- Sun Screen
- Hat / Visor
- Water bottle
- Snack (if desired)
MEET YOUR COACHES
Head Women’s Tennis Coach
Bob Dallis is entering his 15th year as the head coach of the Dartmouth women’s tennis coach and his 26th years as a head coach overall. The 2014-15 season saw Dartmouth’s first bid to the NCAA tournament, where the Big Green defeated William & Mary in the first round before falling to No. 2 UNC. They ended the year at 19-6 overall and a 5-2 mark in conference finishing second in the Ivy league. The Big Green also earned the program’s highest national raking ever at No.18. In his 14 years years, Dallis has coached ten All-Ivy league players honored 23 times. Off the court, they have been named an ITA All-Academic team in each season that Dallis has coached.
Before his time at Dartmouth, Coach Dallis was the head men’s and women’s coach at Colgate University for 1998-2002, and the head men’s coach at Boston University from 1987-1998. Dallas is a graduate of Boston University, where he was a four-year letter winner for the Terriers. In 2002 Dallis earned his Doctoral degree in development studies and counseling with a specialization in sport and exercise psychology from Boston University. He titled his doctoral dissertation, “The Design and Implementation of an Elite Training System for Tennis,” which details how to develop a world-class tennis player from childhood.
A native of Queens, N.Y, Dallis and his wife Bonnie have been married for 20 years and live in West Lebanon, N.H..
The coaching staff of the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at Dartmouth College is one of the strongest and most well respected in the country. Consisting of top collegiate coaches and players, the staff is handpicked for their ability to teach and relate to young players in a friendly, thorough and responsible manner.
Boss Tennis Center/Gordon Pavilion
On Monday, September 18, 2000, a new era of tennis began at Dartmouth as the Alexis Boss Tennis Center and Alan D. Gordon Pavilion officially opened. The six-court facility is the home for the Dartmouth men’s and women’s tennis teams and features a lounge, two public locker rooms, two tennis team locker rooms, mezzanine seating and a team meeting room.
Dartmouth’s athletic gem honors Alexis Boss ’93, who won All-Ivy recognition in singles and doubles five times before losing a gallant battle to brain cancer in 1995. The pavilion also recognizes Alan D. Gordon ’77, captain of the men’s squash team in 1976-77 and also a varsity tennis player.
Alexis Boss Tennis Center and Alan Gordon Pavilion earns Court of the Year Honors,Tennis Industry magazine, March/April 2002