St. Olaf College Tennis Camp

ADIDAS TENNIS CAMP

St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

JULY 8 – 12

Overnight: $825
Extended Day:
 $695
Day: $525

AGES: 10-17

CAMP DETAILS

Directed by Jeff Halberg, Head Tennis Coach at Saint Mary’s University of MN, campers will train on St. Olaf Colleges new 6 court tennis complex and have back up indoor courts in case of inclement weather. Campers will have the option to swim as well to cool themselves off during a hot summers day.

At the St. Olaf College Camp campers will receive:

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

7:00 Wake-up
7:45 Breakfast
8:45 Commuters Arrive
9:00 Stretching and warm-up
9:15 On-court training
11:15 Match play
12:00 Lunch / optional swim
1:30 Match situation drills
3:00 Instruction
4:00 Day Campers Depart
5:30 Dinner
6:30 Optional match play
7:30 Evening activity
8:30 Extended Day Campers Depart
10:30 Lights out
* Schedule may vary

Check In: ALL CAMPERS July 8 th from 2-3 PM, at Hillboe Hall. All campers should arrive dressed and ready to play! Extended Day Campers: After the first day, should plan on arriving at the tennis courts ready to play at 8:45 AM. Day Campers: After the first day, should arrive at the tennis courts daily at 8:45 AM.

Extended Day Camper Pick-up: Parents can plan to pick up their camper at 9:00 PM after the evening activity.

Day Campers: Parents can plan to pick up their campers at 4:00pm at the tennis courts.

Check Out: Parents are invited to attend the match play tournaments that begin at 3:00pm on the final day. Check-out for ALL CAMPERS will take place at 4:00pm 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
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Linens (Twin XL)
  • Blanket/Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Shower Towel
  • Alarm Clock
  • Portable Fan
  • Key Deposit ($60)

ABILITY GROUPS
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
ATHLETIC TRAINER
Trainers are on site to aid in illness, injury prevention and first aid.
HEALTH FORMS
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
WEATHER PLAN
We utilize inclement weather opportunities to focus on agility training, strategy sessions, individual meetings.
TRAVEL
The nearest airport is Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN. You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, adidas Tennis Camps does not provide transportation.
CANCELLATION POLICY
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.

STAFF DETAILS

Jeff Halberg is the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, a position he has held since the beginning of the 1997-98 academic school year.

Halberg has been named MIAC Coach of the Year twice. He was selected men’s tennis COY after guiding the Cardinals to their first MIAC Tournament berth in 2013, while being named women’s tennis MIAC Co-Coach of the Year in 2010, after guiding his Cardinals to their first-ever MIAC Tournament berth.

Coach Halberg has held the position of Head Tennis Coach since the beginning of the 1997-98 academic school year.

Halberg also served as head boys and girl’s tennis coach at Winona Cotter High School, head women’s tennis coach at Winona State University, and head women’s tennis coach at the College of Saint Benedict. He has coached three high school state champions and over two dozen high school all-conference players; at the collegiate level, he has coached numerous all-conference players and champions. He has had his USPTA Professional 1 certification since 1994. He added his PTR Professional certification in the spring of 2006.

Halberg completed his undergraduate degree at St. Olaf College in 1988 with a major in English. He completed his master’s degree in English from St. Cloud State University in 1993. Halberg has also worked in the study abroad field for over two years, having worked as Assistant Director of St. Olaf’s Interim in Ireland, and as Assistant Resident Director of the Center for British Studies through St. Cloud State University, based in Alnwick, Northumberland, United Kingdom. Using this experience, he has since led four athletic tours for the tennis and soccer teams to England and Ireland.

Director

Jeff Halberg
Head Coach, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota