This camp is a week long session where players are expected to have previous tennis experience. The players will be grouped by skill level and will be given the opportunity to improve their skills in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. The daily schedule will consist of match play, drills, competitive games, individual time with the coaches, footwork training, strategic thinking, and pool time. Players will work on the following: groundstrokes, volleys, overheads, serves, singles and doubles play. Each day Players will learn new techniques and different ways to approach their opponent in a match. Players will be faced with constant challenges in a way that will only increase their passion for tennis. This camp will help further develop the players skills, giving them the confidence to continue playing tennis. Hannah Jones, a member of the Saint Mary's School class of 2016, will be leading this summer's Tennis Academy. She has been playing tennis since she was a young girl and has a passion for this sport. Hannah has been on the SMS Varsity tennis team for three years and is also involved with many extracurricular activities in and outside of school. Hannah attended a tennis academy for four consecutive years. This is her third summer as an assistant coach for Saint Mary's Tennis Academy and she is excited to lead the tennis program this summer. When Hannah was a child she too attended the Saint Mary’s tennis camps and absolutely loved them. “The SMS tennis camps are a fantastic way to continue your passion for tennis and really get a feel for the Saint Mary's campus.” Hannah is eager to give back to the Saint Mary’s community and coach these camps with several other assistant coaches. She was one of four SMS students chosen to run a Summer at Saint Mary's program.