Elysium Summer Tennis Camp


Elysium Tennis Center
Plain City, OH

Unfortunately we will not be running this camp in 2021. We look forward to being back at Elysium Tennis Center in 2022. For a list of the other camps we are running in 2021, please click here!

Quick Start:
All Levels:
HS Girls Prep:

AGES: 5-17
*Please see Typical Daily Schedule (below) for camp type descriptions*


Elysium Tennis is located in Plain City, Ohio. The tennis facility features 8 indoor tennis courts and 6 outdoor tennis courts. Unique to Elysium, the facility is home to 4 outdoor heated platform tennis courts. With pickleball, paddle, and especially tennis, Elysium takes pride in bringing the community of the Columbus, Ohio area together through racquet sports.

Interested in year round tennis, please visit Elysium Tennis by Clicking Here

At the Cannon School Camp campers will receive:

  • Authentic adidas Tennis Camp T-Shirt
  • Water Bottle
  • Personal Evaluation
  • Games Daily
  • Raffles for an assortment of Prizes

Adidas Camp Summary:
adidas Tennis Camps cover all aspects and skills of the game in a fun and rewarding environment. Each camp is uniquely run based on the type of camp: All Levels Camp & Quickstart Camp.

On the first day, campers are evaluated on the courts and placed into smaller groups based on their age and ability. The All Levels Camp includes a combination of drills, match play, strategy sessions, and fitness training. Our camps are perfect for the new, developing, or accomplished player. Each camper will receive a camp tee shirt, award, and player party on the final day.

“Quick-Start Camps”

Quickstart camps are for beginner and intermediate level players ages 5-12 and are run 9am-12pm Monday-Thursday.

Quick-Start Camp Highlights:
•Learning the fundamentals of tennis
•Learning tennis strokes and technique
•Camp T-shirt for all players
•Learning how to keep score in match play
•Learning tennis etiquette
•Fun games: Water Balloons, capture the flag, kickball

“All-Levels Camp”

This full day camp is a good fit for players ranging from the beginner level all the way to tournament level players. Players will be separated by age and skill level. This camp is for players ages 5-18. Camp is run Monday-Thursday, 10am-3pm

All-Levels Camp Highlights:
•Technique development to build fundamentals
•Fun tennis specific fitness, games and relays
•Match play
•Mental strength training and sportsmanship sessions
•Fitness sessions
•Fun games: water balloon fights, capture the flag, and dodgeball
•Every player receive a camp t-shirt and awards
•Prizes for team and individual awards

“High School Girls Prep Camp”

High School Girls Prep Camp is for all players looking to prepare for the fall girls high school tennis season. 10am-3pm.

High School Girls Camp Highlights:
•Technique development to build fundamentals
•Tennis specific fitness & games
•Match play
•Mental strength training & sportsmanship sessions
•Fitness sessions
•Every player receive a camp t-shirt & awards
•Prizes for team & individual awards

Sample Camp Agenda:
9:55am-10:15am: Warm Up Drills
10:15am10:30am: Camp Intro’s
10:30am-10:50am: Drill Rotation 1, Groundstroke Focus
10:50am-11:10am: Drill Rotation 2, Volleys/Overhead Focus
11:10am-11:30am: Drill Rotation 3, Serve/Return or Live Ball Games
11:30am-12:00pm: Team Competitions/Water Balloon Fight
12:00pm-12:30pm: Lunch
12:30pm-1:00pm: Classroom Session: Mental Toughness
1:00pm-2:30pm: Match Play
2:30pm-2:50pm: Fun Team Competitions
2:50pm-3pm: Tennis Survivor

•Players need to bring lunch/snacks, sunscreen, hat/visor, tennis attire, and water bottle each day to camp
Awards ceremonies will be held on the last day of camp
Payment is expected on or before the first day of camp, online registration is be available
Any cancellations due to weather will result in the 4th day of camp taking place on Friday of that week
All camps are held at Elysium Tennis

Interested in year round tennis, please visit Elysium Tennis by Clicking Here

Day Campers: Check in will be daily from 8:45am-9am at the tennis courts. Campers should be picked up daily at the tennis courts at 4:00pm. Half day campers check in Mon 8:45am and 9:00am Tue-Fri. Check out at 12:30pm each day. Friday check out is at 12:30pm for ALL campers.

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 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.

  • Lunch/Snack
  • Health Form
  • Tennis Racquet
  • Tennis Shoes (no black soles)
  • Off-Field Clothes (Athletic Socks, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sweatshirts, etc)
  • Athletic Sneakers
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit

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.
You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, adidas Tennis Camps does not provide transportation.


Any Camper who must cancel their registration more than fifteen (15) days prior to the camp start date will receive a voucher equal to the full amount of camp tuition already paid which may be used toward any program or camp offered by eCamps. If a camper must cancel their registration fourteen (14) days or fewer prior to the start of camp, eCamps will issue camper or parent a voucher equal to 50% of the camp tuition, which can be transferred to a future program or camp within the same calendar year or next calendar year.  The voucher is also transferable to another family member and is good for any camp offered by eCamps within one year of the date of purchase.  Camp vouchers are not extended to campers who leave camp after the start of a session. Cash refunds are not offered under any circumstances.

If eCamps Sports Network is forced to postpone your child’s 2020 summer camp due to the facility being closed or by government mandate, you will receive a camp credit voucher for tuition fees paid (never expires, fully transferable & for any sport).


Jacob is a PTR certified teaching professional. Jacob graduated from Spring Arbor University with a degree in Business and Sports Management. At Spring Arbor University, Jacob played 4 years of collegiate tennis and was named team captain his senior year. Jacob began his teaching career at White Columns Country Club in Milton, Georgia. He was named 2017 “Newcomer of the Year” by the Georgia Professional Tennis Association.


After interning at White Columns Country Club, Jacob began teaching full time with Agape Tennis Academy at Dekalb Tennis Center in Atlanta, GA. In 2017, he became the Director of Junior Programs at Dekalb Tennis Center. Jacob has a passion for teaching junior tennis players. His mission is to help players develop their tennis skills, help players build strong character, and to ensure that everyone has fun in the process. Jacob is a USTA certified tournament director. In the fall of 2018 Jacob became the Director of Events and Social Media at Elysium Tennis in Plain City, Ohio.


Jacob began playing tennis as a sophomore in high school. He played number one singles and served as team captain all three years at Ontario High School in Ohio. He was also named team MVP three straight years. As exciting as the thrill of victory was, his true joy came from impacting the lives of his teammates. Witnessing lives change through the game of tennis inspired Jacob to pursue a career in teaching tennis.


When Jacob isn’t on the courts, he can be found cheering on his favorite Ohio sports teams or on the trails with his dog Kazi.

Alice Tunaru was born and raised in Pitesti, Romania. She was consistently ranked among the top 10 junior players in Romania. Alice traveled throughout Europe playing ITF tournaments before committing to the University of Alabama to play Tennis.


While at the University of Alabama, Alice competed at 2 singles and 2 doubles. She was on the “SEC Academic Honor Roll” all 4 years while at Alabama. Alice graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a double Major in Advertising and Psychology. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA.


Alice began teaching tennis at The University of Alabama as a lead coach for their summer camps. She went on to coach at The John McEnroe Tennis Academy in Long Island, New York. She worked as the tennis coordinator and tournament director at John McEnroe Tennis Academy.


Alice now teaches tennis at Elysium Tennis in Plain City, Ohio. Her off court interests include hiking, biking, and watching tv.


Jacob Byrd
Director of Junior Programs, Elysium Tennis Center


Alice Tunaru
Tennis Pro, Elysium Tennis Center