Summer Sports Camp for Boys & Girls
Director of Tennis
Symeon Siomopoulos has been a force on the international tennis scene for over 30 years. A graduate of the University of Athens, Coach “Simos” also has a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology from the University of Miami, Ohio and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Athens.
His tennis teaching credentials speak for themselves. Coach Simos holds a diploma of the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and coached the women’s Division I program at Miami of Ohio. From 2011 to 2021, he was the Head Technical Director of the Deree Athletic Tennis Club & Academy located in Athens, Greece. He also held the position of Sports Psychology Consultant of Tennis at the former Nick Bollettieri Academy in Florida. Simos is the former coach of the Greek National Junior team (ages 12-18). In this role, he led Greece’s top junior players in the European Championships.
Enthusiasm, repetition and mental “toughness” highlight Coach Simos’ on-court teaching approach and his experience in Sports Psychology complements his seasoned tennis teaching acumen.
Currently an associate professor at The American College of Greece, Simos teaches University level courses in the fields of Sports Psychology and Coaching. Growing up, Simos was a decorated and highly ranked junior tennis player. During the winter months, he resides in Athens, Greece with his wife, a renowned interior designer, and their 2 children.
Academy Camps offers an alternative to the typical summer youth tennis experience of tournaments that focus only on match-play with minimal skill development.
At Academy Camps, skill progression is at the forefront of what we do. Our campers improve and refine all facets of their tennis game in a positive, progressive and challenging environment. Every day.
Our high-performance coaches lead individual and group sessions and various forms of match-play.
Among the skills your child will develop and hone within Academy Camps Tennis are:
- Ground strokes
- Net play
- First & Second Serves
- On-Court Mental Training
- Singles & Doubles Match Strategy
- Speed & Agility
The Hirschmann Tennis Complex
Newly renovated, The Hirschmann Tennis Complex provides 10 hard-surfaced courts, complete with spectator viewing area.
|Session 1||Two Weeks||Sunday, June 25 - Friday, July 7||$4,250|
|One Week||Sunday, June 25 - Friday, June 30||$2,500|
|Session 2||Two Weeks||Sunday, July 9 - Friday, July 21||$4,250|
|One Week||Sunday, July 9 - Friday, July 14||$2,500|
|Session 3||Two Weeks||Sunday, July 23 - Friday, August 4||$4,250|
|One Week||Sunday, July 23 - Friday, July 28||$2,500|
Prior to March 1, a $750 deposit is due upon enrollment. After March 1, 50% of tuition is due upon enrollment. The balance is due on May 1.
Additional charges include a $175 “AC Gear Pack” fee and camp transportation based on origin/destination.