Playing college tennis is one of the most rewarding experiences a player can have.
The fun and camaraderie, the skills and lessons learned from coaches and teammates, and the pride in representing your school in competition are some of the exciting rewards of college tennis. Yet finding a college that suits the student athlete’s academic and athletic goals can be incredibly time consuming and frustrating. A thorough search and an informed final decision can make for an ideal college tennis experience for the student-athlete.
If you want to find the right college tennis program and avoid the aggravation and uncertainty typically involved in the process, we can help. Donovan Tennis Strategies provides the personal assistance that allows you to find the institution that best fits your unique goals and preferences. Our objective is to help you gain an advantage in the recruiting process by providing you with the inside knowledge and resources necessary to achieve your goals.
Our clients attend or have attended:
Carnegie Mellon University
Christopher Newport University
College of Charleston
College of New Jersey Colorado College
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Franklin & Marshall College
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgetown University Grinnell College
Johns Hopkins University
Loyola College (MD)
Miami University (OH)
Mt. Saint Mary’s College
New York University
Old Dominion University Penn State
Sacred Heart University
St. Joseph’s University
St. Lawrence University
St. Olaf College
Santa Clara Univeristy
Stevens Institute of Technology
The College of William & Mary
Trinity University (TX) Tufts University
University of Arizona
University of California/Berkeley
University of California/Davis
University of California/Irvine
University of California/San Diego
University of California/Santa Barbara
University of California/Santa Cruz
University of California/Riverside
University of Central Florida
University of Connecticut
University of Denver
University of Massachusetts
University of Michigan
University of Nevada
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Portland
University of Redlands University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of the South (Sewanee)
University of South Carolina
Utah State University
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Tech University
Wake Forest University
Washington & Lee University
Washington University (St. L)
In addition to our traditional Recruiting Advantage Package for both domestic and international players (see below for details), we also offer more comprehensive Premium and Elite packages with the goal of fully developing the athletic and academic potential of the student/athlete. Packages start as early as freshman year. Please call for more details and pricing information.
Recruiting Advantage Package:
In-depth interview with student athlete and parent
We obtain all relevant tennis and academic information and goals. We explain the process, the timeline and facilitate the entire process.
When possible we do an on-court evaluation session to assess athleticism, style of play, strengths, weaknesses and overall potential.
Letter and Player Profile
We help you create a well-organized letter and player profile that contains all of the items that coaches need.
We supply guidance to help you make the type of tennis video that coaches find most useful.
Generation of a target list of schools
We save you a great deal of time by focusing your search on the schools that match your goals and skill level.
We help you identify schools that provide scholarship assistance and help evaluate your options.
Advocacy with College Coaches
We prepare you to make the best possible impression on college coaches by providing you with insights and suggesting relevant and thoughtful questions that will give you the information necessary to assess schools and tennis programs. In addition, we interact on your behalf with the coaches of your targeted schools.
Access to DTS Online Recruiting Navigator
Clients can keep track of the many moving pieces of the recruiting process with our unique, personalized Recruiting Navigator which provides a centralized online location to track progress, insuring an organized search.