Athletics

2014 Vanderbilt Tennis Camps



2014 Summer Camp Dates
June 2-6
June 9-13
June 16-20
June 23-27


Times
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday
*Each week

Camp Fee
$395 for registering online ($375 early registration by April 15)
$420 for walk-ups
10% discount for VU Faculty/Staff

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 in his 20th 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 ninth 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.

Aleke Tsoubanos, Vanderbilt Women's Assistant Coach
Aleke is in her seventh season as an assistant coach for Vanderbilt. 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 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. She has represented the Ohio Valley Region twice as its Assistant Coach of the Year.

Jamie Hunt, Vanderbilt Men's Assistant Coach
Jamie enters his fourth season as an assistant at Vanderbilt. 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 fourth 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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Camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender)

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