Randolph Macon College Tennis Camps

Randolph Macon College

Ashland, VA


Overview

Located just 20 minutes north of Richmond, Randoph-Macon College is a top location for VA tennis camps. As part of the new complex, the courts, which sit on five acres, includes ten playing courts with four courts lighted at night, stadium seating, a restroom facility, a gazebo and benches. The complex is accessible from Henry Clay Road, and there is ample parking.


About Our Coaches

Charles Gray

Charles Gray is in his 11th season working with the men’s and women’s tennis teams at Randolph-Macon College and his fourth as Director of Tennis.

In Gray's three seasons, he has coached 24 players to All-ODAC awards. The men's team were recognized as an ITA All-Academic Team in 2015 and 2016, while the women were recognized in 2015. In addition, 23 men and women student athletes have earned ITA All-Academic Honors under Coach Gray.

In 2016 the women's tennis team finished the season 17-2 and placed second in the ODAC with a 9-1 record.

Gray was named the Men's Tennis ODAC Coach of the Year in 2014 after guiding the team to a third place finish with an 8-2 ODAC record.

During his time at Randolph-Macon, Gray has been involved in recruiting, scheduling, planning, and running practices, and performing community service. He has been an integral part of the growth and development of the program in recent years. The new Banks Tennis Center is a state-of-the-art facility including 10 courts, outdoor lighting, a gazebo, and restrooms. The Banks Tennis Center was recently recognized as a 2013 USTA Collegiate Facility of the Year and 2012 Award Winner by the American Sports Builders Association for the top new outdoor tennis facility.

The Yellow Jackets have consistently qualified for the ODAC Championships. During the past eight seasons, Gray has coached multiple All-ODAC players and doubles teams. Mederick Ceril was co-Player of the Year in the ODAC for the 2011-12 season. R-MC has also garnered its share of top sportsmanship awards.

Gray is certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) as a professional, by the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) as an instructor, and by the United State Tennis Association (USTA) as a clinician. He has more than 20 years of coaching experience.

He has served on the regional advisory committee (RAC) for 2014-16 on men's side and will serve on the women's side from 2016-18.

Gray has served as a tennis professional for Henrico Parks and Recreation as well as owning and operating his own tennis coaching business for more than 30 years. He has been an adjunct professor in the Physical Education Department at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Gray has worked with numerous local, state, regional and nationally-ranked junior players. He has also coached multiple Division I, II and III men’s and women’s tennis players.

 


Camp Details

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS - Check in 1-2pm at Conrad Hall (#32 on campus map) on June 17th and July 8th. Check out Friday at 12pm at the Tennis Courts.

DAY CAMPERS - Check in from 1:30-2pm at the tennis courts on June 17th and July 8th. After the first day, campers should arrive at 8:45am and be picked up at 4pm each day except the last day. Check out on Friday is 12pm at the tennis courts.

 

Campers will train on Randolph-Macon's new 10 court tennis complex that features 4 lighted courts, bathrooms, and more. Campers will also train inside in case of inclement weather. Don't miss out on this Virginia tennis camp!


Reviews (5)

reviews-10 Carly Y. - Camper

I had so much fun at tennis camp this summer. I made a lot of friends at camp, especially my roommate, who is now one of my best friends. The tennis part of camp was great and I really learned a lot from the coaches.

reviews-10 Betsy L. - Mother

My daughter was a bit nervous going into camp since it was her first time away from home. The staff did an excellent job making her comfortable because she didn’t want to leave! Not only did she gain the sleep away experience, she made a ton of new friends and her skills improved so much. Well worth it. Thanks to the coaches! I highly recommend the adidas Tennis Camps!

reviews-10 Arielle P. - Camper

Thoroughly enjoyed the camp at Randolph-Macon College. They have a state of the art brand new tennis facility and an amazing coaching staff to go along with it. Thanks Coach Gray.

reviews-10 Julie M. - Parent

The tennis camp held at Randolph-Macon College was awesome. My son really enjoyed it and already stated he wants to return again next year. The instruction by Coach Gray and his players is very good. They provide helpful tips and encourage in a positive way. Holding these camps on a college campus is a great idea because it allows young people to get experience with staying in a dorm and to get a quick look at what student life is like.

reviews-10 Grant M. - Camper

The tennis camp was so much fun and I can't wait to go back next year.

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