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2018 Vanderbilt Tennis Camps   » REGISTER ONLINE

June 4-8
June 11-15
June 18-22

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Check-in (First day only)
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Warm-up & Stretching
9:30 - 11:30 p.m. Tennis Misc.: Drills Match Play Instruction
11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch (Campers bring lunch)
12:30 - 12:45 p.m. Warm-Up & Stretching
12:45 - 3:00 p.m. Tennis Misc.
3:00 p.m. Campers Depart

9:00-12:00 p.m. Davis Cup
12:30 p.m. Campers Depart

$405 online registration
$430 walk-up
A 15% discount will be offered to Vanderbilt University faculty / staff members - please have employee ID# available.

Vanderbilt Athletics Camp Cancellation Policy
A refund (less a $50 processing fee) will be provided for any cancellation prior to the camp start date. No refunds will be given after the camp begins, except for extenuating circumstances which must be approved by VUAD administration.

Check in will be between 8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. each morning. Campers must check in upon their arrival. Any walk-up campers must register Monday morning of each week.

What to Bring
Campers should bring a racket, non-marking tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle or jug, and a sack lunch daily. Hats or visors and a towel are also recommended.

Girls and boys between the ages of 7-18 are welcome to all weeks. Camp is for players of all levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced.

For all camps and clinics, parking will be available in the 25th Ave Garage which is located on the corner of 25th Ave. and Highland Ave. - pay by the hour or parking is $10 per day or $5 per weekend day. Please use Highland Ave. entrance for easiest access.

Camp Highlights
  • Coaching fundamentals: stroke analysis, footwork, proper technique and grips, strategy.
  • Singles and doubles match play
  • Davis Cup style competition on Friday
  • Teaching aids such as ball machine and back board
  • Daily instruction and drills, individually and in small groups
  • Fun games that help development

Nationally Recognized Camp Directors

Geoff MacDonald, Vanderbilt Women's Head Coach
Vanderbilt's longest tenured coach in his 24th season, MacDonald has transformed the women's tennis program into one known for players' rapid improvement, commitment to coaching and unrivaled academic excellence. During his coaching career, MacDonald has been named the SEC Coach of the Year twice (1991, 2000), and taken his Vanderbilt teams to ten Sweet 16s, the Elite 8, Final 4, and the NCAA Finals. Before he came to Nashville, MacDonald coached at Duke and LSU. After his collegiate career at UVA, he played the Pro Tour for three years earning world rankings in singles and doubles.

Ian Duvenhage, Vanderbilt Men's Head Coach
Ian Duvenhage is in his 13th year at the helm of the Vanderbilt men's program. Prior to arriving at Vanderbilt, he coached several players on the ATP pro tour for four years. He has 20 years of collegiate coaching experience (at the University of Miami and Florida) and was named Coach of the Year in 1986. He has been voted SEC Coach of the Year and Regional Coach of the Year three times each and has coached his players to two national titles each in singles and in doubles. The 2013 team made the Sweet Sixteen and finished the year ranked #15 in the country.

Ryan Lipman, Vanderbilt Men's Assistant Coach
Ryan enters his first season as the assistant coach at Vanderbilt. During his time as a player he became one of the most decorated men's players in Vanderbilt history. Amassing SEC honors all four years and All American honors three times becoming the first player to do that. Prior to coming back to Vanderbilt he was at Auburn for a year as the assistant tennis to coach to Vanderbilt tennis legend, Bobby Reynolds.

Kieran Burke, Vanderbilt Women's Volunteer Assistant
Kieran Burke is in his second year as the volunteer coach for the women's tennis program. Prior to his time at Vanderbilt, he spent four years as the assistant coach at Boston College and one year at the University of Colorado. A top ranked junior player, he played college tennis at Harvard University. Having a passion for coaching, Kieran worked the tennis camps at Harvard through his college career and has worked with players since

Contact information
For questions, contact Ryan Lipman (email:

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Camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender)

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