Tennis Camp

Learn the game of tennis and how to play like a shark. Participants will be instructed on the basics of forehand and backhand strokes, serving, net play, court coverage, and game etiquette.

For grades 6-8

Camp Focus:

  • Tennis specific fitness and athletic training.
  • Learning and improving of the basic tennis strokes.
  • Acquiring the skills necessary to keep a consistent rally using proper tennis techniques.
  • Understanding of the rules of tennis and it’s scoring system.
  • Learning the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to play a full tennis match.

Techniques Learned:

  • Comprehensive instruction of basic tennis techniques: ground strokes, volleys, overheads and service.
  • Movement, footwork and balance skills.
  • Understanding of tennis rules, areas of court, tennis strategies.
  • Advanced technical and tactical instruction for players of intermediate level and above.

Curriculum and Drills:

  • Technique, footwork or endurance specific hand-fed ground stroke drills.
  • Racket-fed drills (ground strokes, approach shots, volleys and overheads).
  • Live-ball mini-tennis and full court drills.
  • Match play, competitive point play, skill improving group games.


  • Learning of the proper tennis techniques.
  • Acquiring and improving the ability to effectively rally.
  • Improving overall and tennis specific athleticism.
  • Understanding tennis rules and strategies.
  • Acquiring the ability to play tennis matches.
Camp Session: Date: Time:
Week 1 June 24th - 28th (6th - 8th grade) 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Camp Cost:
$500/per week


Chad Davis

Chad Davis competed against the LIU tennis programs as an opposing Northeast Conference coach for two decades.

In August 2023, he joined the Sharks as head coach.

Davis is a 2023 NEC Coach of the Year and two-time winner of the award.

He arrived from St. Francis Brooklyn, where he led the Terriers men’s program to its first-ever NCAA Tournament in the spring of 2023.

Davis had guided the St. Francis Brooklyn’s tennis programs from 2002 until the athletic department was disbanded at the conclusion of the 2022-23 academic year.

He earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from St. Francis Brooklyn in 2002.

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