2013 Carlos Drada Summer Tennis Camp

May 7, 2013

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Join us at the UK Coach Drada Tennis Camp this summer! Our dedicated staff looks forward to providing you with a memorable tennis experience where high intensity training and fun are the norm. We will focus on all necessary elements to help you improve your game. I look forward to seeing you this summer! -- Carlos Drada


8-18 year olds

General Information

These camps cover all aspects of tennis from stroke play, match play, technique, strategy and fitness. A great camp for all levels and very competitive for tournament level players.


The camp curriculum covers all aspects of tennis. Players are grouped according to both age and ability.

Areas that we will cover are:

  • Forehand
  • Volley
  • Approach Shots
  • Backhand
  • Serve
  • Overhead
  • Service Returns
  • Drop Shots • Games to reinforce skills & Doubles Strategy
  • Match Play/Singles
  • Different levels of junior play
  • Nike Camp t-shirt
  • Enthusiastic instruction by UK Coaches and players


Campers will check in at the Boone Center on July 29 from 5:00-6:30 pm with a tennis evaluation from 6:30-8:30 pm that evening.

Camp Times: 9:00 am - 11:30 am and 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm (lunch provided)

Camp Cost: $400.00


Mission Statement

To create a highly intense and positive environment with the purpose of improving the overall tennis level of each and every one of our campers

Facilities and Parking

The Dr. H.H. Downing Outdoor Tennis Complex, and the 9-court Hilary J. Boone Varsity Tennis Stadium Complex (directions), is the facility for the Wildcat Tennis Camp. It is located off of Cooper Drive in Lexington, across from the Lexington Community College. One of the nation's finest indoor collegiate facilities, the Boone Indoor Center, houses the Wildcat Tennis Hall of Fame and serves as the headquarters for the camp. All registration will take place Indoors. The parking lot to the right of Sports Center Drive is available during the summer for you to park and walk your camper to the Indoors Building. Paid parking is also available in the new parking garage adjacent to the tennis courts. You may enter the Boone Center off of the grass facing Cooper or come down the sidewalk (Complex Drive) and enter by crossing the outdoor tennis courts.


A University of Kentucky trainer will be on site for all camps. Please notify our trainer at check-in of any special health concerns you may have.

For additional camp information:

859/257-4469 or carlosalbertodrada@gmail.com