Wilson launches summer tennis camps

February 21, 2012

CHICAGO — Debuting this coming summer at top universities across the country, Wilson launches Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps ( The camps provide players ages 8-18 years of age overnight programming led by college tennis’ top head coaches. Featuring first rate facilities and the latest and most sophisticated teaching techniques, the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps provide best in class preparation for those participating in elementary school, middle school, high school, United States Tennis Association (USTA) team tennis, or preparing to compete in USTA tournaments and leagues.

“This is an exciting time at Wilson Tennis both at the professional level and for our brand and business outlook going forward,” said Jon Muir, general manager for Wilson Racquet Sports. “We took this momentum and, working with Premier Sports Camps, designed a performance-driven program and approach that will complement the training of junior players eager to take their game to the next level with a true college tennis experience.”

Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps will launch at ten locations across the nation, including: Brown University, Case Western University, Colorado College, College of William & Mary, Kalamazoo College The University of Virginia, The University of North Florida, The College of Wooster, The University of Notre Dame, and Vanderbilt University.

Junior players of all skill levels will receive instruction on the fundamentals of all major strokes and will enhance their skills through progression, ball-feeding drills, live-ball situations and competitive match play. In addition, campers will be exposed to team competition and match play in singles and doubles.

Head Coach Bobby Bayliss of The University of Notre Dame added, “We’re thrilled to be a flagship camp for the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps and to expand our summer program to more juniors this coming summer. This new partnership will enable us to have our most successful summer to date.”

“In an environment dedicated with small group settings, an emphasis on individual attention, and tailored instructional programs, The Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps raise the bar on what to expect and what can be achieved at summer tennis camp,” continued Muir. Additional information on specific camps, registration, and dates is offered at

About Wilson: Wilson Racquet Sports is a division of Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sports equipment and owned by Amer Sports. Wilson designs, manufactures and distributes sporting goods throughout the world and focuses on making technologically advanced products which help players of all levels perform better. For more information, visit