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2016 SUMMER CAMP DATES
June 6-10
June 13-17
June 20-24

Time
8:30-9:00 a.m. Check-in (First day only)
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. Friday
*Each week

Price
Early bird discount: $375 until April 15
$395 online registration
$420 walk-up

Check-in/Registration
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.

Ages
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.

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 enters his 22nd season as the head coach of the women's tennis team, and is the University's active leader in career wins as a head coach. 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 three times, most recently being in 2015 when the Commodores won the SEC Tournament. With MacDonald at the helm, his 2015 Vanderbilt team won the NCAA Championship with wins over Clemson, Florida, UCLA and USC. Voted on by his peers, Macdonald was named the 2015 Wilson/ITA National Coach of the Year Award. 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 11th 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. With the leadership and guidance of Duvenhage, the Commodores finished league play with their best SEC record (8-3) in over a decade. The Kuruman, South Africa native has been voted SEC Coach of the Year three times and and Regional Coach of the Year four times times each and has coached his players to two national titles each in singles and in doubles. Under Duvenhage, the men's tennis program has made six-straight appearances in the NCAA tournament, with their best finish coming in 2013 as the team made it to the Sweet Sixteen and finished the year ranked #15 in the country.

Aleke Tsoubanos, Vanderbilt Women's Associate Head Coach
Aleke is in her ninth season at Vanderbilt and second as the squad's associate head coach. Tsoubanos is one of the most decorated players in Vanderbilt history, becoming a 3 time All-American and also earning All-SEC and NCAA Tournament honors. Tsoubanos has played an essential role in bringing in some of the nation's top recruiting classes since her arrival and has been a key to the team's successes in the SEC and NCAA, including the recent 2015 NCAA and SEC Championships. Last season she was named to her third regional assistant coach title and Vanderbilt's first ever ITA National Assistant Coach of the Year. Prior to coaching, Tsoubanos played professional tennis for three years reaching a career high ranking of #126 and playing two seasons of World Team Tennis for the St. Louis Aces.

Jamie Hunt, Vanderbilt Men's Associate Head Coach
Jamie enters his sixth season at Vanderbilt, and second as the men's associate head coach. In his fifth season with the `Dores Hunt helped led the Commodores to their best SEC record (8-3) in over a decade. Hunt's recruiting abilities paid off in ten-fold as VU signed the 5th best class in the country. In 2014, Hunt was named Ohio Valley Assistant Coach of the Year. He graduated from the University of Georgia where he was an ITA All-American and 4-time All-SEC selection. He was instrumental in helping his team win back-to-back NCAA championships in 2007 and 2008. This will be Jamie's sixth year teaching camp.



Contact information
For questions, contact Aleke Tsoubanos (email: aleke.j.tsoubanos@vanderbilt.edu) or Jamie Hunt (email: james.w.hunt@vanderbilt.edu).

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