Tennis Boarding Camp
The boarding/overnight version of McCallie Tennis Camp provides a week of tennis fun and learning for boys. 2022 Dates: July 10 - 14 (Sunday - Thursday)
The camp is held at McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The facilities include air-conditioned dorm rooms, 14 indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a Sports & Activities Center (SAC), outdoor pool, and full dining facilities. The SAC contains an indoor pool, four basketball courts, a 200m indoor track, a racquetball court, table tennis, air hockey, a viewing room and game room. Campers will have use of these facilities during free time. All free-time activities will be well-supervised by our staff.
What to Bring:
Sheets for Twin Bed Long, Blanket or Sleeping Bag
$20 for Ice Cream nights/drinks
- The camp is designed so each participant will hit a lot of tennis balls.
- Technique, strategy, and conditioning will be covered.
- What each participant does will depend on his level. (No beginners)
- All sessions will be divided according to skill level and age.
Schedule: We drill and work on strokes and game styles 9-12 each day. Eat lunch then play matches singles and doubles for several hours. We rest and swim after dinner. Three of the nights we play tennis, and one night we go off campus bowling
About the Director
Eric Voges, Varsity Tennis Coach and Summer Camp Director.
Eric Voges has been at McCallie for over 30 years as the varsity tennis coach and summer camp director. He is now the Director of Tennis Operations. He played collegiate tennis at the University of Tennessee. McCallie has produced many top ranked junior, collegiate, and pro players. Coach Voges has completed two High Performance USTA Coaching Programs, coached Intersectionals, Zonals, and Junior Davis Cup for the Southern and Tennessee Tennis Associations, served on the USTA National Youth and Competition Committee, and has chaired the Southern Tennis Association High Performance Committee. He has been chosen High School Coach of the Year by Southern Professional Tennis Association and has won the Chattanooga Area High School Coach of the Year numerous times.
McCallie Players have attended and played at fine colleges and universities such as Cornell, Dartmouth, Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt, Clemson, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, Kentucky, Southern California, North Carolina State, and many others. McCallie students are prepared for the rigors of college studies and collegiate tennis.
Congrats to Director of Tennis Operations Eric Voges ’81 on his induction into the Tennessee Tennis Hall of Fame. Voges is the third Blue Tornado coach to earn this honor, joining John Strang and G. Turner Howard ’65.
TSSAA State Team Champions: 2019, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 1994, 1991, 1977, 1976.