University to Hold Tennis Camp

Huntington University head tennis coach Gary Turner will serve as camp director for the 2005 Summer Tennis Camp on July 5-8 and July 11-14, 2005, at the Huntington University Tennis Courts. The camp offers collegiate level instruction for both boys and girls in grades 6-12 (grades next fall). Fundamental skills will be emphasized along with the teaching and analysis of individual skills. Campers will participate in high intensity drills and competition against other campers.
Camp instruction for grades 6-8 will be held from 8:00-9:30 a.m., and instruction for grades 9-12 will be held from 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. In case of inclement weather, Friday, July 15, will be used as a make-up day.

Turner, who also serves as the University’s athletics director, has 30 years coaching experience as well as experience as a club pro. “Tennis is a sport that kids can learn and participate in for their entire lives,” Turner says. “What I want to do is teach them the fundamentals so they can enjoy the sport throughout high school and into adulthood.”

Cost for the camp is $50.00 for one week and $75.00 for two weeks. A camp t-shirt is included. Checks should be made payable to Gary Turner at Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750.


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director