McCallie Tennis Camp provides campers a week of tennis fun and learning. Players of all abilities will improve their skills and gain confidence. Campers can choose to attend one session or all summer.Technique, strategy, and conditioning will be covered. All sessions are divided according to skill level and age. In the full day Tennis Camp a nutritious lunch, a camp T-shirt, early drop-off, an after-camp swim in the McCallie “Lake”, and secondary insurance coverage are included at no extra cost. Half-day sessions are also available.
Thanks to donations from McCallie Parents and Alumni, the Strang Voges Tennis Center has recently installed The SmartCourt system which is at the cutting edge of tennis instruction. This system allows players to view their strokes and statistics, providing immediate feedback. The SmartCourt system uses a series of nine cameras and PlaySight software to track, tag, and record all player and ball movement.
What to bring: Tennis Racquet if you have one, swim wear and towel if staying full day or attending the afternoon Tennis Camp 12-3, sunscreen, hat. Wear regular shorts and t-shirt.
About the Director
Eric Voges, Varsity Tennis Coach and Summer Camp Director.
Eric Voges has been at McCallie for 32 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.