***NEW THIS SUMMER***
Camp Pee WeeSF Pee Wee Tennis Camp is designed specifically for the younger camper ages 3-6 years. It will run 1 1/2 hours long and utilize the preferred beginner “quick start” instruction method as well as foam balls and racquets (which we will supply). Our expert and experienced instructors will run a fun filled camp that promises to engage the campers regardless of the child’s experience level. The program will introduce the sport of tennis focusing on building skills, having fun, and familiarizing campers with the basics of forehands and backhands, volleys and serves. Parents/Caregivers are invited to stay, observe and root on your camper.
Director of Tennis / Camp Director / Founder
Peter Bartlett enters his 24th season as a coach at the University of San Francisco. He has served in multiple capacities during his tenure on the hilltop. Bartlett is currently the Head Women’s Coach in his second season solely leading the Lady Dons. Prior to this, Bartlett was the Director of Tennis and top coach overseeing both the Men’s and Women’s program. In addition, he served as the Head Men’s Coach for 16 seasons. Coach Bartlett is the winningest tennis coach in USF history and the longest tenured coach at The University of San Francisco. Known as the modern architect of USF Tennis. He was responsible for the revitalization of the program from being the last place team in the WCC conference to a top performing conference team as well as a nationally ranked contender. He has developed multiple nationally ranked singles and doubles players in the process. He currently coaches and consults with 3 professional touring professionals and has coached over 100 ITF ranked juniors in his career. In 2003 was named the Conference Coach of the Year for the West Coast Conference. In addition, Bartlett has guided the USF Dons to ITA national team rankings 14 times and continues to make his mark on the program to this day.
Prior to being Head Coach, Peter was the Associate Head Professional at the Olympic Club for 10 years. He was responsible for all facets of club operations as well as being responsible for junior development and directing the junior tennis camps. He was also co-director of the USTA (CTC) competitive training centers run at The Olympic Club.
Bartlett is United States Professional Association (USPTA) certified. Bartlett played for the University of Oregon and received a Masters Degree in Sports Management from the University of San Francisco. Bartlett brings a wealth of tennis experience to the SF Tennis Camps and has been involved in running junior tennis camps and programs for the YTA, Alpine Hills swim and tennis club as well as Golden Gateway tennis and swim club. Bartlett is the founder and Director of the USF Summer Junior Tennis Camps (now SF Tennis Camps) and started the Junior Dons Tennis Academy (After-school program).