Huntington University Tennis to offer summer camp

FOR RELEASE
2005-06-02
Huntington, Ind.—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.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  
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