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Welcome to the DeWitt Tennis Center
2010 National Public Facility of the Year!
Welcome: At the DeWitt Tennis Center we are pleased to offer our members and the Holland tennis community an exciting array of tennis options for players of all ages. The DeWitt Tennis Center is an important part of the Kinesiology Department facilities of Hope College. Completed in 1994, it is one of the most impressive tennis structures of any Division III college in the country.
Nate Price: Nate is our Director of Tennis and also coaches the Hope College women's team. Nate serves on the board of the West Michigan Tennis Association (WMTA) and is the coach of the West Michigan Jr. Wightman team for the highest ranked girls in the district. Nate is a rising star in the tennis industry and has established himself as one of the premiere pros in the Midwest.
Bob Cawood : Bob is the Head Tennis Professional at the Dewitt Tennis Center and also serves as the assistant men's and women's tennis coach for the Hope tennis teams. Bob was a standout player here at Hope College being named the MIAA league MVP in 2013. Bob played #1 singles at Hope and was named to the MIAA First Team All-Conference squad in 2010, 2012, and 2013. He also received the prestigious Allen B. Stowe Sportsmanship Award in 2012, Bob was voted Hope Men's Team Most Valuable Player (2010, 2012, and 2013). Bob also served as the Hope Men's team Captain in 2013.
Adam Ford: Adam is the Head Coach for both the men's and women's tennis teams at Hope College. Adam is also a full time Tennis Pro on the staff at the Dewitt Tennis Center. Adam is a certified tennis professional with the PTR & USPTA and in 2011 was named the Michigan Pro of the Year by the PTR. Adam is an Etcheberry certified speed & agility coach and runs the Tennis Academy's Etcheberry program. Adam is also certified as a USTA high performance coach. Adam grew up in Grand Rapids and played at FHC high school and was twice a HS State Champion. He was coached by Master Professional Jorge Capestany as a junior. Adam also received a D1 scholarship at Northern Illinois University and played in USTA National B18s championships in Kalamazoo.