Swerve Tennis Academy at The Fessenden School

Fessenden School

Newton, MA


Located just outside of Boston in Newton, MA, The Fessenden is one of the best prep schools in country making it a great location for an adidas Tennis Camp. Campers will play on the Fessenden Tennis courts coached by our amazing adidas Tennis Camps staff.

Swerve Tennis Academy is a Boston-based instructional academy whose goal is to spark a lifelong enjoyment of tennis. While participation in other sports is fluctuating, the growth of tennis has been steady: 31% increase in participation from the years 2000 to 2012, the highest growth among a list that includes football, baseball, soccer, and hockey.

For multi-sport athletes, tennis develops agility, balance and coordination skills that can translate elsewhere.  Recognizing the importance of cross-training, we partner with Sidekick Sports Academy to develop well-rounded athletes.

Over 18 million athletes in 2016 played tennis, making it "the sport of a lifetime" - are you ready to join them on the court?

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About Our Coaches

Mike Serrano-Wu

Mike is a USPTA-certified recreational coach with "10,000 hours of deliberate practice" in tennis.   Mike created SWERVE TENNIS ACADEMY to share his favorite sport and teach skills that will last a lifetime.  Mike played high school tennis in Maryland, and since moving to Boston he has worked extensively as a youth coach across multiple sports - soccer, lacrosse, basketball, and tennis.  Mike is a father of 3 and understands how busy parenting can be!

Zach Rocha

Zach is a leader in youth sports training and the Executive Director of Sidekick Sports Academy. He is the model of a multi-sport athlete:  in addition to being an all-conference Division III soccer player, Zach excelled in tennis - he graduated New Bedford High School as the winningest tennis player in school history, going undefeated two seasons in singles competition.  In college, Zach was a Standard Times Super-Team selection and All-Conference First Team in both singles and doubles.

He was the first Lesley men's player to earn North Atlantic Conference Player of the Week after posting an undefeated singles and doubles record.  Zach has been a USPTA-certified professional since 2010.

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Camp Details

Full Day Campers: Monday-Friday 9am-3pm

Half Day Campers: Monday-Friday 9am-12pm or 12pm-3pm

*Lunch is NOT included. Please bring a bagged lunch.



8:45-9:00       Check-in
9:00-9:30        Off-court warm up and stretching
9:30-10:30      Small-group training
10:30-10:45    Break
10:45-12:00    Partner-based training and 1-on-1 sessions
12:00-1:00      Lunch and pick-up for half-day campers
1:00-1:30        Tactics and Cooperative off-court games
1:30-2:30        Match play and competitive games
2:30-3:00        Tennis skills competition
3:00                End of full-day session

Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Jamie Griffith. -Parent

It was great for my daughter to play tennis all summer on such great facilities on the college campus. My daughter has said how much she can see herself on that campus.

reviews-10 Archie Delariva. -Camper

We got so much cool gear…the climacool Adidas shirt is now my favorite match shirt.

reviews-10 Robert Ginsberg. -Camper

I couldn’t believe I moved up 2 groups throughout the week. My favorite part was the ladder matches

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