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the Ultimate College Tennis Experience!

exclusively taught by college coaches


June 15-17,2018

3 Day Camp

Commuter: $950 

Resident: $1099

"Commuter" does not include housing.

 "Resident" includes housing.

Already Registered? Complete post registration forms

Age Requirement: boys & girls entering grades 8 - 12  

​Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by age, gender, grade level or number of participants

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About PENN Camp


University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA



The goal of the camp is to continue your development as a player while immersing you in and exposing you to a competitive college tennis environment. While technique will be evaluated and addressed, the aim of the camp is to focus on how to play and how best to prepare for college tennis.

  • 12 hours of on court collegiate style drill and match play for UTR ratings

  • College style training exclusively with college coaches 

  • Get exposure and network with college coaches

  • improve your skills and learn singles and doubles strategy specific to college tennis. 

  • In class seminars to motivate and educate players on how to prepare for college tennis

  • T-shirt, prizes and much more!


the Hamlin Tennis Center is the home of the Penn men's and women's tennis teams and is one of the finest collegiate facilities in the country! Featuring 20 courts (12 outdoor & 8 indoor). Take a 360 degree view of tennis center!!startscene=tennis-courts



The Resident Program includes meals, 24-hour adult supervision and luxury hotel accommodations at the Sheraton University City (located next to campus and walking distance to the courts). All rooms are double or triple occupancy. Specific roommates can be requested, or if no request is made, players will be assigned a roommate of the same gender and age. The Commuter Program, which does not include overnight accommodations, is also an available option.

Transportation & Airport Pickup Service:

A Regional Rail service (SEPTA), which includes an Airport Line that runs directly from the Philadelphia International Airport to the University City station. University City station is only a few steps away from Penn's campus. The cost is approx. $10 each way. Players must bring cash to pay for tickets. 


Students flying unaccompanied by an adult can be met by a member of our coaching staff at the rail station in Philadelphia International Airport, according to the following schedule: Schedule your arrival into the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) on Friday, June 15 between

1100 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and your departure on Sunday, June 17 after 5:00 p.m.


*If you encounter problems scheduling flights during these times, please contact us at before booking any flights. 

Local Hotel Accommodations

For families requiring hotel accommodations, we recommend three hotels:

Sheraton (our resident camper hotel):


Homewood Suites by Hilton:

The Inn at Penn by Hilton:

Meet the Coaches

Learn from the best! Exclusively taught by college coaches

University of Pennsylvania

David Geatz

Fordham University

Mike Sowter

Hamilton College

Matt Brisotti

Haverfod College

Drew Cohen

Johns Hopkins University

Chuck Willenborg

Kenyon College

Scott Thielke

Mercyhurst University

Jerome Simon

Missouri Western State University

Shawn Becker

MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nick White

Oberlin College

Eric Ishida

Springfield College

Chad Stoloff

Temple University

Steve Mauro

University of Minnesota

Brian Ward

Wheaton College

Pauri Pandian

Villanova University

Steve Reiniger

Additional college coaches announcements coming soon!

*Coaches schedules subject to change

Camp Schedule


Friday June 15 - Camp Day 1

2:15-3:00 p.m. - Resident check-in at Sheraton University City Hotel. 

3:15-3:45 p.m. - Commuter Check in at Penn Indoor Tennis Courts

4:00-4:15 p.m. - Welcome seminar (coaches introductions)

4:30-5:00 p.m. - Player warm-up and evaluation

5:00-7:30 p.m. - College Style practices

7:30 p.m.          - Commuters get picked up

7:30-8:30 p.m. - Dinner for resident campers

9:00-9:15 p.m. – Meeting for resident students at hotel

10:15 p.m. - Lights out

Saturday June 16 - Camp Day 2

7:30-8:00 a.m. – Breakfast for residents

8:00-8:15 a.m.  - Commuters Check in at Penn Indoor Tennis Courts

8:30-9:30 a.m. - College Style Fitness

9:30-12:15 p.m. – UTR Match play (singles & doubles)

12:15-1:15 p.m. – Lunch/Rest at school cafeteria

1:15-2:15 p.m.   - College coach presentations

2:15-5:00 p.m. - UTR Match play (singles & doubles) 

5:00-6:15 p.m. –  Presentations for Parents and campers by Founder Tarek Merchant and Host Coach David Geatz (UPENN), followed by College coaches Q&A session

6:15 p.m.          - Commuters get picked up

6:30-7:30 p.m. – Dinner for Residents. 

7:30-10:00 p.m. - Evening activities for resident campers

10:15 p.m. – Lights out 


Sunday June 17 - Camp Day 3

7:30-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast for residents

8:00-8:15 a.m.   - Commuters Check in at Penn Indoor Tennis Courts

8:30-12:00 p.m. – College Style drills and team match play

12:00-1:15 p.m. - Lunch/Rest

1:15-2:15 p.m. - one point tournament and bumper games

2:15-2:30 p.m. – Closing Ceremony; Camp concludes

*schedule is subject to change in case of inclement weather

Camp Registration Form
Penn Registration Session 1
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