2013 session one!
Back for our 38th year of summer tennis, Grand Traverse Tennis Camps is proud to have Northwestern Bank
and Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies as primary sponsors. Also sponsored in part by
Burger King of Traverse City and Dunham's.
Larry Nykerk, USPTR, is the TC Central HS Varsity Tennis
coach and is Grand Traverse Tennis Camps Founder and
Director. He has been chosen as Michigan High School
Coach of the year 3 times and is in the Michigan High
School Tennis Coaches "Hall of Fame". In his 40+ years
of coaching tennis at TC Central, Larry's teams have won
34 Regional Titles, and have had 45 "Top 10" finishes at
States. He has coached 24 State Champions, 68 All-Staters
and has had 50 players join the prestigious "Century Club" (over 100 individual wins). Grand Traverse Tennis Camps has been the breeding ground that has produced some of the best players in the state!
We take great care in choosing our instructors. All are area coaches and/or top players
in High School and College. Their enthusiasm and friendliness have become a trademark of the camp. They love their work and serve as great role models for young people.
This year's instructors: Larry Nykerk, Cliff Girard, Shane Dilloway,
Lisa Seymour, Emily Burke,
Amanda Street, Chris Heimburger, Hunter Bergsma Spencer
Potter, Leah Potter and Peter Pappas. On call are Abby
Palisin and Skyler Norgaard and Yani Beeker.
The Tennis Center at Traverse City Central High School complete with: concession, team room, bathrooms and plenty of shade!
In Case of Rain:
Rainouts are held at Central or Eastern's Gyms. The High School and Jr. Excellence programs schedule outdoor make-ups as needed.
Adult classes are able to make up their missed class at a later date.
Privates or Semi-Privates:
Arrange your own group and time. Contact Larry Nykerk at 231.218.9608. Rate varies based on number of participants.
We are proud to have as
Bank, Burger King
of Traverse City,
Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies and
Dunham's. Click on these sponsors names to visit their
NOT SPONSORED BY TCAPS