Connecticut Tennis Camp

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT 06824


The Connecticut Tennis Camp at Fairfield University is located right off I-95 in Fairfield, CT just an hour from New York City. Fairfield University boasts a 6 court complex right next to the Walsh Athletic Center. Join us to improve your tennis skills and come see why this is one of the best tennis camps in all of Connecticut!

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About the Staff at Tennis Clinics in CT

In order to make sure you have the very best coaching at our tennis camps in CT, we have staffed the most talented tennis players around.

Coach John Harvey will be the director for the first three weeks of day camp while the last week of camp will be directed by Coach Michael Filipek. Their information can be found below under the "About Our Coaches" section.

If you are ready to play the best tennis of your life, then our Connecticut Tennis Camp is a must. After our five/six-day immersive experience, you will emerge a stronger tennis player with improved confidence and memories to last a lifetime.

Key Details of Our Connecticut Tennis Camp

The Connecticut Tennis Camp put on by Adidas Tennis Camp is one of the most sought-after tennis clinics in CT. With four sessions to choose from between July and August, the Connecticut Tennis Camp lasts for six full days and takes place at Fairfield University. With an impressive six-court complex, this is the ideal location for you to perfect your tennis skills while having the time of your life. If you love playing tennis and you want to crush the competition, then you will not want to miss our tennis lessons in CT.

Highlights of Our Tennis Camps in Connecticut

Wondering what makes our Connecticut Tennis Camp so popular? Here are some of the highlights you can look forward to:

-You will be grouped with other players based on your ability and age, so you can receive the most valuable coaching

-You will participate in specific drills chosen for your strengths and weaknesses.

-You will receive a t-shirt to wear during camp and take home, prizes for the games, and a one-on-one evaluation by our tennis pros

-You will have the opportunity to participate in our exhibition tennis matches to show off your newly developed skills

-We encourage camaraderie and excellent sportsmanship just as much as we work on forehands, backhands, and serves

-We put on fun off-court activities and games in the evening

About Our Coaches

Michael Filipek

In his 14th year of directing camps, Michael Filipek is the founder and director of Beyond Camps (formerly known as Michael Filipek Tennis & Sports Academy). He was born and raised in central Connecticut and as a player, he was twice the #1 ranked junior tennis player in all of New England.

Michael was consistently a nationally ranked tennis player and received a scholarship to attend Indiana University. He captained the tennis team at Indiana and graduated in 1997. He subsequently gained professional tour experience in both the United States and Europe.

As a coach, Michael is a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional and has fifteen years of full time teaching tennis experience. He is the Head Tennis Professional & Junior Development Director at Tennis in Manhattan operating three clubs in New York City and his Junior Development Program is the largest and most successful junior program in Manhattan.

Michael brings his passion and lifetime tennis experience as a player and a coach to the adidas Tennis Camps making this an excellent choice for a tennis camp in Connecticut. His enthusiastic and caring style inspires players of all ages and levels.

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John Harvey

John Harvey holds a USTA Recreational Certification and he has been the Head Coach of the Fairfield Warde Boys Tennis Program since 2015. In 2018, John was awarded the FCIAC Tennis Coach of the Year for his efforts at Fairfield Warde.

Prior to his time at Fairfield Warde, John spent the summers of 2008-2013 working both the adidas and Nike Tennis Camps. After working at those tennis camps, John worked as the Teaching Pro at The Country Club of Fairfield from 2014-2018. Altogether, John Harvey has over 14 years of tennis teaching experience.

Before transitioning to coaching, he was captain of the Sacred Heart University Tennis Team. Over his 4 years at SHU, he was a two-time NEC Conference Champion and appeared in two Division I NCAA Tournaments.

John still personally competes at a high level as a tennis tournament player. Outside of tennis, John works as an elementary school teacher in the Fairfield Public Schools. John graduated from Sacred Heart University with bachelor’s degree in 2011 and continued his studies to receive his master’s in education in 2012 and a 6th Year Certificate of Advanced Study in Administration.

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Camp Details

Day Campers:
Week 1 (July 6-10) - Monday-Friday 8:45am-9am check-in at the courts. Check out Monday-Friday is at 4pm. Lunch is included. Directed by Coach John Harvey

Week 2 (July 13-17) - Monday-Friday 8:45am-9am check-in at the courts. Check out Monday-Friday is at 4pm. Lunch is included. Directed by Coach John Harvey

Week 3 (July 20-24) - Monday-Friday 8:45am-9am check-in at the courts. Check out Monday-Friday is at 4pm. Lunch is included. Directed by Coach John Harvey

Week 4 (July 27-31) - Monday-Friday 8:45am-9am check-in at the courts. Check out Monday-Friday is at 4pm. Lunch is included. Directed by Coach Michael Filipek

Half Day Campers:
All Four Weeks: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm (5-8 year old's only)

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Reviews (4)

reviews-10 Matthew B. - Camper

I had so much fun the first year that I came back with 2 of my high school teammates. I love being able to spend so much time with my friends.

reviews-10 Anthony J. - Parent

Coach Guastelle provided my daughter with excellent instruction and areas to focus on throughout the year to help improve her game and increase her USTA rankings. Thanks Mike!

reviews-10 Danny P. - Parent

My daughter loved the camp and will be attending next year. I hope they get some smaller shirts as they all ran a tad large.

reviews-10 Robert A. - Dad

Thank you for providing a great learning experience for my son Robbie. My son has improved in his game and is eager to go out on the court every day. He had a great time at the tennis camp and making new friends. He tells me he can't wait until next summer for the tennis camp.

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