We're back! Our popular Sweet Briar, Virginia Adult Summer Clinics are returning in June. Our elite coaching staff of ATP, WTA, ITF and Davis Cup Pros will cover stroke production, supervised matchplay, competitive drilling and tactical sessions.

While staying on campus is not required, most Sweet Briar camp participants enjoy the nostalgia of "going back to college" by living on campus for the clinic. Air conditioned single and double rooms are offered for your comfort.

Our Scheduled Clinics:

June 9-11 ~ Adult Weekend Clinic
June 12-15 ~ Boomer Clinic
June 16-18 ~ Drill & Play Weekend Clinic
June 18-22 ~ Total TennisUniversity
June 19-22 ~ Adult Clinic

Sweet Briar's 3300 acre campus includes an indoor pool, a large gymnasium, mountain biking/hiking trails, and 2 lakes for boating and fishing.

View our Sweet Briar page for more information

Spring is right around the corner! Now is the time to plan ahead and book a Van Der Meer Adult or Junior clinic before they sell out! We also can help you book accommodations at special rates at nearby hotels and condos, and limited housing is available for juniors at our academy housing. Please ask our sales department for more information.

1. QuickStart Tennis

A customized tennis and coordination program for kids aged from 4 to 12 that brings the game to a size that enables children to progress more easily and quickly.

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2. Junior Spring Tennis Camps

Hey Junior and Collegiate Players - make your plans now this March & April to train with the best. Kick it up a notch with our elite coaching staff of ATP, WTA, ITF & Davis Cup Pros.

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3. Junior Summer Tennis Camps

Join juniors aged 12 and up for a summer tennis camp you’ll never forget on beautiful Hilton Head Island. Train with other kids from all around the world, building a stroke arsenal that can propel you to the next level.

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4. Tennis Academy Weeks

Our expert staff will lift your game with tactics, strategy, mental toughness, fitness, as well as a thorough look at your current stroke arsenal. Whether you're a ranked National Junior, a Collegiate player or a Pro Circuit player, your weapons and weaknesses will get the work needed to reach your highest potential.

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5. Adult Clinics and Daily Programs

A variety of tennis clinics and daily programs are offered for adults of all ability levels.

Adult Clinics

Daily Programs (new Summer Programs)

6. Boomer Tennis

This program incorporates fitness and tennis instruction with lots of fun - the perfect ingredients for a successful week of tennis. For players 50 years of age and older, and for USTA ratings of 2.0—4.5.

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Come see why we are rated in the top 75 tennis resorts and in the top 25 summer tennis camps by tennisresortsonline.com!

Package specials for nearby hotels and condos are available.
Please contact our sales department for more information.

No matter your level, our programs are designed to enhance your game. Your clinic will be guided by PTR certified professionals who believe in first-class instruction and you will receive just that. Furthermore, as you train with us, please take advantage of our complimentary court time. Whatever your tennis needs, we have the program for you!

Latest News

Welcome Etienne Dumas!

The Van Der Meer Tennis Academy is happy
to welcome Etienne Dumas to our talented staff
of teaching pros. He
is a trilingual, International,
World Class, Professional Tennis Coach/Instructor.
Pros ET has worked alongside include Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Jennifer Capriati, Mary Pierce,
Vania King, Pat Cash and Nenad Zimonjic.

For more information on Etienne and on our Academy
in general, please visit the Academy website:

Now Hiring the Following Positions for the Upcoming Busy 2017 Season:

  • Stringing
  • Court Maintenance
  • Pro Shop Front Desk
  • Spring & Summer Camp Teaching Staff
Please contact Steve Rickard and Pat Van der Meer
at 843-785-8388 option 1

Watch Van Der Meer Academy student Brooke Wrigley's message to Dennis Van der Meer.
To watch, please click the video above.

Dennis Van der Meer receives another big award from the USPTA Hall of Fame.
To watch, please click the video above.

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Upcoming Tennis Clinics

Date Clinic
May 1-5 Boomer Tennis
May 5-7 Adv. Adult Weekend
May 12-14 Adult Weekend Clinic
May 15-19 Total TennisUniversity
May 19-21 Boomer Weekend
May 22-26 Adult Clinic
May 26-29 Adult Holiday Weekend
June 2-4 Adult Singles Weekend

Free Video Tennis Tips

Looking for a more powerful serve? Want to learn a better drop shot? What's the best way to hit overheads in the sun?

Visit our video library of free video tips from former Van Der Meer Academy Alumn Marcos Ondruska.


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