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Linfield Tennis Camp

Dates: July 18-21, 2013- NOTE NEW DATES, NO LONGER IN JUNE


Residential Camper: $450

Day Camper: $300


This tennis camp is limited to 24 Tournament Players and College Bound Players ages 12-18.  This camp is intended for intermediate to advanced players and the student to Coach ratio will be 4:1.

The cost of the camp includes all meals and admission to the Evergreen Waterpark and the Wilsonville Fun Center.

Camp Staff: Carl Swanson and Toby Krauel plus current college players at University of Portland, Gonzaga University, and Linfield College.

CARL SWANSON:  Success on the tennis court is a recurrent theme in Coach Carl Swanson’s coaching and playing career. Swanson is in his 13th year as head coach of the Linfield men’s tennis team and serves as director of the men’s and women’s tennis programs.

In his 15 years as a collegiate tennis coach, Coach Swanson has been honored as Coach of the Year in the NWC seven times and his teams have won 11 conference championships.  Since 1999, Coach Swanson led teams have over 300 collegiate victories and he has coached over 40 All-NWC players, and multiple All-Americans, Players of the Year, ITA Champions, Sportsman of the Year, and Academic All-Americans.

Swanson is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law and is a licensed attorney in the State of Oregon. At Linfield, Coach Swanson works in the Department of Student Affairs where he serves as a Conduct and Community Standards Officer. 


TOBY KRAUEL:  Along with being an excellent pro for at the West Hills Racquet Club in Portland, OR Toby Krauel was the head men’s coach at Willamette University and the head coach at Gonzaga University and was an assistant coach at the University of Portland. 

Krauel graduated from the University of Portland in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  He also holds a law degree at Lewis & Clark College.  He played tennis as an undergraduate and achieved the West Coach Conference Scholar-Athlete Award in 1988-89 and 1989-90.  He was Portland’s Most Inspirational Tennis Player three times. 

As a coach at Willamete, Gonzaga, and the University of Portland, he built competitive teams that finished at the top of their conferences and he developed numerous all-conference players that achieved high regional and national rankings.


Thursday, July 18, 2013

5:00 - 6:00pm           check-in at the tennis courts and get room assignments

6:00 - 7:00pm           instruction, drills and games

7:00 - 8:00pm           dinner

8:00 – 8:30pm          sand volleyball/ultimate frisbee

8:30 – 9:30pm          tennis under the lights instruction, drills and games

9:30 - 10:00pm         snack time

10:00 – 11:00pm      residence halls get ready for bed

11:00pm                    lights out/doors closed


Friday, July 19, 2013

8:00am                       breakfast

9:00am                       instruction, drills, games

11:30pm                    lunch

12:30pm                    classroom and fitness center circuit

2:00pm                      instruction, drills, games

5:00pm                      Fun Center and dinner

11:00pm                    lights out/doors closed


Saturday, July 20, 2013

8:00am                       breakfast

9:00am                       instruction, drills, games

11:30am                    lunch

12:30pm                    classroom and fitness center circuit

1:30pm                      instruction, drills, games

4:30pm                      Waterpark and dinner

9:00 – 10:00pm        tennis under the lights instruction, drills and games

10:00 – 11:00pm      residence halls get ready for bed

11:00pm                    lights out/doors closed


Sunday, July 21, 2013

8:00am                       breakfast

9:00am                       instruction, drills and games

11:30am                    lunch

12:30pm                    good-byes and pack up

1:00pm                      check-out and turn in keys

Other Information:

Linfield boasts some of the best athletic facilities on the West Coast for a college of its size. Completed in 1989, this state-of-the-art athletic facility contains spacious locker rooms, offices and classrooms, a fully equipped athletic training room and ample display areas that house many trophies and recognitions of past Linfield teams and athletes.

If you would like more information about this camp, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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