USC Elite Training Camp – Los Angeles, CA


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The USC Elite Training Camp are a one-of-a-kind camp series hosted at the University of Southern California (USC). Each camp is specific with its focus specializes in a few areas of the game that are essential to player development, but often not offered to young players around the country. Designed for tournament and potential future college players, the camps are directed by Alison Swain, Head Women’s Tennis Coach at USC, and features a staff of top collegiate players and coaches. 

This summer we will be offering 1 unique camp that will expose young players to new concepts about the “The Transition Game for Doubles and Singles”. This is the first time we have offered this camp and it promises to be a fun and informative session. 

The Transition Game for Doubles and Singles Camp: August 27, 2022

Training will focus on drills and games for both doubles and singles in order to transition forward and take an aggressive court position. This will include, volleys, approach shots, swinging volleys, and tactics to move forward in the court. Doubles and Singles match play will also be incorporated into the session.

CAMP DETAILS

CAMP DATES:

 

  • ETC I: The Transition Game – August 27, 2022

TIMES:

 

  • All Camps run from 9am – 3pm daily

FEES:

 

  • $250 per session

AGES:

 

  • Boys and Girls grades 7-12
  • Camps are open to any and all (see location notes above)

CAMP DISCOUNTS

Discounts: Discounts are available for campers attending multiple weeks of camp.

Coupon Code:

  • “usceliteII” for 2 sessions (per camper). Must register for 2 camps at the same time. No backdated discounts can be applied

MORE INFORMATION

Camp Types

Our camps at USC are part of our Elite Training Camp Series. Please see main description above for the current offerings.

Meals

Lunch Included each day

Inclement Weather

Unfortunately, we do not have indoor courts on campus and in the event of inclement weather we will have to adjust accordingly. We may push up the starting time or push back the ending time based on the forecast. In the event of a full day of rain, the camp may be rescheduled, but this is highly unlikely

FAQ's

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. However, we do recommend a level of tournament experience as the camp curriculum is advanced.


What type of campers attend this camp?*

Our camps are open to any and all levels of tennis players. We typically have high level players with UTR Ratings from 3 – 11. Campers are grouped in small instructional groups based on age, ability and experience level.

What is the ratio of campers to staff?

Groups will be divided into small instructional groups of approximately 5-6: 1 campers to one coach. Some camps / sessions offer higher or lower ratios based on curriculum.

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.


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

We do not provide, but can be arranged through a ride service independent of our camp.

More Info / UTR

Some of these camps are part of our UTR Series of camp and do feature UTR Rated match play.

PERTINENT INFORMATION

Check-In

All campers: 8:45am – 9:00am David Marks Tennis Stadium
Location: David X. Marks Tennis Stadium 1075 Childs Way Los Angeles, CA 90089

Check-Out

All campers: 3pm daily.
Location: David X. Marks Tennis Stadium 1075 Childs Way Los Angeles, CA 90089

Camp Forms

All our camp forms, including the required liability form and medical form can be found HERE

Packing List

  • Tennis Racket
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Sun Screen
  • Hat / Visor
  • Water bottle
  • Snack (if desired)

MEET YOUR COACHES

Camp Director:

Alison Swain

Head Women’s Tennis Coach

University of Southern California

Alison Swain, who built a women’s tennis dynasty at Williams College by leading the Ephs to 8 NCAA Division III team championships, including in 2017, was named the women’s head coach at USC, Trojan athletic director Lynn Swann announced today (June 7).

Swain, posted an .889 winning percentage (224-28) in her 10 seasons (2008-17) at Williams, including 48-2 in NCAA tournament play. She led the Ephs to 8 NCAA team championships, including in each of her first 6 seasons (an NCAA Division III record and tying Stanford for most consecutive at any level) as well as in 2015 (going 25-0) and the just-concluded 2017 campaign. In her other 2 seasons, Williams was the NCAA runnerup in 2016 and was third in 2014. She also helped Williams win 5 conference championships.

She was named the 2013 ITA National Division III Coach of the Year, was a 5-time conference Coach of the Year and twice (2010-13) was the ITA Northeast Coach of the Year. Swain is a native of Bainbridge, Wash. She is a member of the board of directors of the ITA through June of 2018.

CAMP REVIEWS

Coming Soon

FACILITY

DAVID X. MARKS TENNIS STADIUM:

The USC men’s and women’s tennis teams have called the David X. Marks Tennis Stadium home since its construction in 1971. This season, Trojan tennis sees its home revamped and renovated, bringing the venue up to date and in line with the impressive accomplishments of both programs. USC broke ground on the new Buntmann Family Tennis Center on Feb. 24, 2015, starting an impressive renovation project with the goal of elevating Marks Tennis Stadium to be on par with the best facilities in the country by creating an inviting, elegant, bright and safe training and competition environment.

The Buntmann Family Tennis Center entrance and lobby now welcomes fans and visitors and puts on display the rich history of USC tennis. To improve the building functionality and support the tennis program operations, the new Lisa and Douglas Goldman Family StudentAthlete Learning Studio supports direct collaboration between coaches, staff and athletes on a daily basis.

The teams are now able to utilize and enjoy brand-new suites with lockers, showers, team meeting rooms and lounges. Both teams also have access to a new training room, a stringing storage area and a large multi-purpose room. To better accommodate and enhance the spectator experience, new spectator shade canopies has been added, a new elevator to the seating area has been installed.