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Welcome to the DeWitt Tennis Center

Hope College Summer Tennis Academy

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2010 National Public Facility of the Year!
By Professional Tennis Registry (PTR)

Hours of Operation

Early Fall
Sept 7 - Oct 17, 2015
Late Fall
Oct 19 - Dec 31, 2015
Mon - Thur 7 am - 9 pm Mon - Thur 7 am - 10 pm
Friday 7 am - 8 pm Friday 7 am - 8 pm
Saturday 8 am - 3 pm Saturday 8 am - 8 pm
Sunday Closed Sunday 1 pm - 8 pm


Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2016
April 1 - June 4, 2016
Mon - Thur 7 am - 10 pm Mon - Thur 7 am - 9 pm
Friday 7 am - 8 pm Friday 7 am - 8 pm
Saturday 8 am - 9 pm Saturday 8 am - 3 pm
Sunday Noon - 8 pm Sunday Closed

Holidays & Adjusted Hours: The DeWitt Tennis Center will be close on…  Labor Day Sept 7, 2015 / Thanksgiving Day (Nov 26, 2015) / Christmas Eve Day (Dec 24, 2015) / Christmas Day (Dec 25, 2015) / New Year’s Eve Day (Dec 31, 2015) – club is open from 9-4 pm only / New Year’s Day (Jan 1, 2016) / Easter  (Mar 27, 2016) / Memorial Day (May 30, 2016) / Independence Day (July 4, 2016) / Labor Day (Sept. 5, 2016)

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.
As the area’s sole tennis-only facility, we take pride in offering a full array for tennis programs that have earned national acclaim.

Junior Programs: Our Junior Tennis program has earned a stellar reputation as a place that develops champions. Since 2003, we have produced more than 32 HS State Champions. In that same time frame, our players have qualified for the Midwest Closed Championships on 63 separate occasions. In their careers, our experienced staff has developed more than 184 HS State Champions and 3 individual USTA National Champions.

Adult Programs: All of our adult tennis programs allow for maximum convenience with every single program being a weekly sign-up so that you never have to pre-pay for a group of lessons and worry about making-up missed classes.

Jorge Capestany: We are excited to be under the leadership of Jorge Capestany; Jorge is only one of ten people world-wide that is a Master Professional with the USPTA and an International Master Professional with the PTR. Jorge is a six-time Michigan Pro of the Year a two-time Midwest Pro of the Year. Jorge has coached hundreds of ranked juniors including three national champions. He is an internationally recognized speaker and author.

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.