UMass Amherst – Mount Ida Campus Tennis Clinic


Newton, MA

2020 Dates Coming Soon!

Half Day

AGES: 8-17


adidas Tennis Clinics is proud to announce we will be hosting a 4-day tennis clinic in Newton, Massachusetts this summer. This clinic is open to ages 8-17 of all ability levels. Come train with us this summer to take your game to the next level.

Campers will be grouped based on age and ability and drills will be designed based on their needs.

Every camper will receive a camp t-shirt plus a chance to win daily and camp prizes. All full day-campers (Open to Ages 10 – 17) will come together for lunch. Half-day campers (Open to ages 8 – 10) will be dismissed at noon from the courts.

At the UMass Amherst – Mount Ida Campus Clinic campers will receive:

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

8:45 Campers check in
9:00 Stretching and warm-up
9:15 On-court training
11:15 Match play
12:00 Lunch
1:30 Match situation drills
3:00 Instruction
4:00 Campers depart

Day Campers: Check in for all campers Mon-Thurs 9am at the courts. Check out for day campers 4pm and for half day campers at 12pm.

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.

  • 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, video analysis, individual meetings.
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.


Founder of AlligatorShot Concept in Sports, Paco brings over 30 years of professional tennis experience as a player, coach, director and innovator.

Served as the Tennis Director of CD Jarama Sport Academy in Madrid, Spain, where he trained over 500 athletes including several world-ranked junior players.

In Cd Jarama, he honed his Spaniard instructional system: one that emphasizes the careful integration of technical, tactical and mental skills while continuously improving balance, speed and footwork. He is now focused on bringing this system to US-based players.

He has extended the AlligatorShot approach to other sport-specific training program and is currently working with Real Madrid Foundation soccer Clinics.

As a player, After leaving the high competition in the Tennis of the hand of Luis Bruguera (wild card ATP with 17 years), it had been: Champion of Venezuela year 1976, Champions of Spain Benjamines (Club Spanish of Tennis), Nº 1 regional of tennis of Valencia and national top-ten in categories Benjamín (U10), Alevín (U12) and Cadete (U16), Group 10 with 14 years.

As a teacher, Paco spent 14 years as he passed the mastery test carried out in club whichwas only passed by 3 people. Has taught private and group lessons since 1985, in schools such as La Herrería Club de Golf, and Club de Campo de Valdemorillo. He was the hitting partner for professional players (1995) and is a USPTA international Coach title.


Francisco “Paco” Maroto
Founder & CEO, AlligatorShot Tennis Concepts