ADIDAS TENNIS CAMP
July 6-10, 2020
Ranked as one of the best liberal arts college in the country, The adidas Tennis Camp at Bowdoin College is directed by one of the top college coaches and teams in the country. Coach Smith will help your child improve their skills and take his/her game to the next level. Bowdoin College features 8 outdoor tennis courts with 4 courts as indoor backup.
At the Bowdoin College Camp campers will receive:
- Authentic adidas Tennis Camp T-Shirt
- Water Bottle
- Personal Evaluation
- Games Daily
- Raffles for an assortment of Prizes
8:45 Commuters Arrive
9:00 Stretching and warm-up
9:15 On-court training
11:15 Match play
1:30 Match situation drills
4:00 Day Campers Depart
6:30 Optional match play
7:30 Evening activity
8:30 Extended Day Campers Depart
10:30 Lights out
* Schedule may vary
Check In: Overnight and Extended Day Campers check-in between 2:00 – 3:00pm at Reed House. Day Campers should check-in between 2:30 – 3:00pm at Reed House. After the first day, Extended Day and Day Campers should arrive at 8:45am at the tennis courts.
Extended Day Camper Pick-up: Extended Day Campers are to be picked up each day at 8:30pm at the tennis courts
Day Camper Pick-up: Day Campers are to be picked up each day at 4pm at the tennis courts.
Check Out: Parents are invited to attend the match play tournaments that begin at 9:00am on the final day. Check-out for ALL CAMPERS will take place at 12:00pm at the tennis courts.
Below is a suggested list of items to bring to camp. We suggest that campers do not bring expensive personal items such as cameras, iPods/iPads, etc. Cell phones are allowed in the dorms and dining areas, but not on the courts during training sessions. Please label every article you bring to camp. All items will be the responsibility of the camper. adidas Tennis Camps and its staff are not responsible for lost, stolen or forgotten items.
- Health Form
- Tennis Racquet
- Tennis Shoes (no black soles)
- Off-Field Clothes (Athletic Socks, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sweatshirts, etc)
- Athletic Sneakers
- Linens (Twin XL)
- Blanket/Sleeping Bag
- Shower Towel
- Alarm Clock
- Portable Fan
- Key Deposit ($50)
Players are grouped first by age and then by ability. The first session is an assessment session – we will update groups after the first day
Trainers are on site to aid in illness, injury prevention and first aid.
All campers are required to have a completed health form in order to participate at camp. You can either fill out our health form or use the doctors form and use our form as a cover page. Please fill out contact information and parent signature. HEALTH FORM
We utilize inclement weather opportunities to focus on agility training, strategy sessions, individual meetings.
The nearest airport is Portland International Jetport in Portland, ME. You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, adidas Tennis Camps does not provide transportation.
Any camper who must cancel prior to camp will receive a camp credit equal to the amount of camp tuition already paid. The credit is transferable to another family member and is good for any adidas Tennis Camp or eCamps Partner program through next summer (agreement begins at time of purchase). Any cancellation within 5 days of the start of camp will result in a camp credit minus $100 cancellation fee. Camp credits are not extended to campers who leave camp after the start of a session. CASH/CREDIT CARD REFUNDS ARE NOT OFFERED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.
Conor Smith was named the men’s head coach in 2011, he subsequently took a team that was consistently ranked within the top 15 nationally into a premier Division III program. The team has finished within the top 10 in the country during four of his first five years as well as two NESCAC championship appearances. In 2016, Smith led the Polar Bears to their first National Championship by defeating Middlebury for the first men’s title in Bowdoin athletics history.
Smith enjoyed a spectacular first campaign at the helm of the Polar Bears, leading the team to a 15-8 record, a runner-up finish in the NESCAC and a berth to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the second time in program history. Additionally, he became the second coach in Bowdoin men’s tennis history to earn NESCAC Coach of the Year honors.
During the 2016 season, the men’s team reached the NESCAC championship and broke the program record for wins in a season by winning their 20th match for the National Championship. Smith earned NESCAC as well as the ITA National Coach of the Year honors for the team’s achievements. His teams have reached the Elite 8 round twice during this time while amassing a 9-3 record in the NCAA tournament.
Smith was previously the men’s and women’s head coach for four years at Bridgewater College (Va.), and was twice named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s tennis coach of the year, netting the honor most recently in 2011 as the Eagles went 14-7 overall. He also claimed the honor in 2009 after leading Bridgewater to a third-place finish in the ODAC – the team’s highest conference finish in 30 years. Under Smith’s direction, the squad set program records for single-season wins in each of the past two seasons.
Smith began his coaching career in September, 2003 as the men’s assistant coach at Mary Washington, a position he held until May, 2005. Later in 2005, he accepted a position as women’s assistant coach at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Smith received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history at Mary Washington and in 2007 he received his Master’s degree in history at Washington College.
Smith played four years of tennis at the University of Mary Washington and was a two-time All-American. Smith was the Capital Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year in 2000 and in 2001 he was individually ranked No. 30 in Division III. Smith earned his first All-American honor as a junior in 2002 and, as a senior captain, was named an All-American for the second time. He was ranked No. 15 in the nation and won the ITA Senior Regional Player of the Year.