Adult Tennis Camp
Warhawk Adult Camp is designed for adults 21 and over with a NTPR rating between 3.0 and 4.5. Emphasis is placed on technique, repetition, strategy, competition, and fun. Evenings will be used for competition and high intensity drills. Night activities will also include social events. The camper to instructor ratio will be 4 to 1 and the camp will be limited to 48 participants.
The camp will take place on our state-of-the-art 12 court complex. We also have a four court fieldhouse occasionally available in the event of inclement weather.
- Technique Stations
- Team Play
- Singles Play
- Instructor Demos
- Daily Semi-Private Lessons
- Individual Help
- Drill Stations
- Doubles Play
Participants will be staying in the air-conditioned Starin Hall suites. For each group of four campers, these suites provide four separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living space, and a kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher and coffee maker. You must provide your own bedding, utensils, cookware, and dinnerware.
We will provide lunches and dinners in the dining halls, and a Saturday night social at the University Center on campus. Bring your own breakfast food for your kitchen.
The cost of the camp is $440. Fee includes all tennis activities, housing, lunches, dinners, refreshments, and a t-shirt.
A $50 non-refundable deposit must be paid to hold your spot at camp. Enrollment is limited to 48 campers, so register early.
Check-in will be at 1:45 p.m. on Friday; check-out will be at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Frank Barnes, Camp Director
The Camp Director is UW-Whitewater’s Men’s and Women’s Head Tennis Coach, Frank Barnes. Coach Barnes has elevated UW-Whitewater’s tennis teams to the national level since he came on board in 2002. Coach Barnes is the long time camp director of the ever popular Warhawk Junior Tennis Camps. He has been named WIAC’s Coach of the Year multiple times. Coach Barnes is also a two-time National K-Swiss Pro of the Year for his work as Nakoma Country Club’s Tennis Director, developing one of the city’s largest summer tennis programs. In 2006, Barnes was honored twice for growing the game of tennis. He was named USTA’s Rollie Mueller President’s Award winner, and the USTA/ITA Community Service Award winner. The PTR honored him as the 2010 National Coach of the Year and the 2009 Wisconsin Member of the Year. The ITA recognized Coach Barnes as the Central Region Coach of the year in 2016. He also coaches the Wisconsin District Cup 12 & under Team.
Each camper will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $7,500 and $300 maximum dental insurance. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.
If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.
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