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Camp & Tournament



Coleman Tennis Complex

Wichita State University

1845 N Fairmount

Wichita, KS  67260

Phone: 316.978.3183

Camp + Tournament Entry Fee

Entry deadline is Wednesday May 10, 2017

Camp + Tournament Entry Fee

Entry deadline is Wednesday May 10, 2017

For the first 30 entries received with payment, rooms will be included for the nights of June 17-20.

However, you must attend both the camp and tournament for this to apply.

If you wish to pay using a credit card, you will need to contact Grady directly.



Tournament or Camp only Entry Fee

Does not include lodging.


The “Code” will be used. All USTA rules will apply.


Best two of three sets.

Alternative scoring may be used if needed due to bad weather.


Prize Money

$4,000 in Cash prizes, awarded to all divisions.


Shocker Hall, WSU

1845 N Fairmount

Wichita, KS 67260


We will make the reservations at Shocker Hall, which is a residence hall on the campus of Wichita State University for the first 30 players who register and pay for the camp and tournament.

We will notify you if you are not one of the first 30 entries received. Players NOT in the first 30 entries (camp & tournament) received or who will only attend the camp or the tournament will need to make their own hotel arrangements.



Camp & Tournament 3-6 PM Wednesday, May 17

Tournament only 11-1 PM Friday, May 19




Tournament Banquet

Join us for BBQ and prizes

Saturday  @ 6:00 PM at the Courts



Camp & Tournament Directors

Grady Landrum                                 Nick Taylor

316.200.7643                                     316.200.7165

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Wheelchair Sports Inc.                   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  6310 E Beachy

Wichita, Kansas 67208


Attention Veterans

WSI may be able to help veterans with stipends to cover some of their expenses to our camp or tournament this year. Make sure you mark on the entry form if you are a veteran.


Camp and Tournament Schedule*

May 17 – May 21




Wednesday, May 17


3:00-6:00 pm: Registration


6:00pm-8:30 pm: Camp Session 1




Thursday, May 18


9:00 am-12:00 pm: Camp Session 2


12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Lunch


1:00 pm-5:00 pm: Camp Session 3




Friday, May 19


9:00 am-12:00 pm: Camp Session 4


1:00 pm-9:00 pm: Tournament Matches




Saturday, May 20


9:00 am-6:00 pm: Tournament Matches


7:00 pm-9:00 pm: Banquet at courts




Sunday, May 21


9:00 am-4:00 pm: Tournament Matches



*Schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions. If flying out on Sunday make your reservation as late as possible.

Camp Coaching Staff


Paul Walker

U.S. Women's and Junior’s World Team Cup Coach, U.S. National Coach, former top 30 in ITF World Rankings in Men's Open.

John Devorss
In 2012, he was invited to coach the USA juniors at the World team cup in South Korea where they took second place. Since 2013, John has coached the quadriplegic team and has helped them to two titles and two second place finishes. In 2015 he was named Para Olympic wheelchair tennis coach of the year for the United States. Played four years of Division 1 tennis at University of Oregon.

Nick Taylor

5 time Paralympic Medalist (3 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze), 10 time Grand Slam Winner, currently ranked #2 in ITF World Rankings in Quad Open Doubles.






Dave Eads

20+ years as a teaching pro, he has coached a dozen nationally ranked players, Coached 10 state champions and several sectional champions. WHEELCHAIR TENNIS: Ranked as high as Number One in the US in doubles Top 80 in the world in Doubles

Jason Allen

Jason Allen is the Manager for both Wheelchair and Technical for the USTA. He is USPTA and PTR certified tennis professional. He played #1 singles and doubles for Gardner-Webb University. Jason has held positions in the tennis industry as Head Tennis Professional, Tennis Director, and Executive Director. 

Jeff Clark

Director of Tennis for City of Wichita, Riverside Tennis Center, Has been private coach to Nick Taylor and Casey Ratzlaff.


Last Updated on 10 May 2017

Wheelchair Sports Social

Kansas Star Casino 

777 KS Star Drive, Mulvane, KS 67110


September 19th, Thursday @ 6:30


 “Kitchen Buffet” dinner (non-smoking)

You are welcome to enter the casino (smoking permitted) following dinner.


$10 per person


316-655-8412 OR This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it






Air Capital Classic Wheelchair Tennis Camp / Tournament
June 29th – July 3, 2011

When it works it works well. 

2011 USTA CampRecently Wheelchair Sports, Inc., a USTA Community Tennis Association held its 12th wheelchair tennis tournament and added a two day tennis camp on the front end to make it a memorable event for both players and instructors. Planning started in the fall of 2010 with several phone calls to gauge the interest from both players and the USTA in such an event. Everyone we talked with thought it was a good idea and might be worth a try.

In December 2010, WSI wrote grants to the USTA, USTA Missouri Valley, and USTA Kansas District seeking funding for this new adventure.  All three groups came through with funding for the event and were excited about the prospect of this new format. The next big project for the camp was getting the right instructors to commit to coming and teaching at the camp. In January and February we contacted Dan James, National Manager Wheelchair Tennis, Paul Walker, 2011 Women’s World Team Cup Coach, Wheelchair Tennis Paralympian Nick Taylor who’s from Wichita, and Jeff Clark who is the Director of Riverside Tennis Center in Wichita.  They all agreed to be instructors with Dan James being the lead instructor. Then we took to the phone and started calling as many regional players as we could to let them know our plans and to peak their interest.

Last Updated on 07 August 2011



Tennis PlayerJoin fellow WSI members for an afternoon of Wheelchair Tennis. Learn hands on by some of the area’s most experienced Wheelchair Tennis players.

The clinic is free and equipment will be available for members to use.
Drinks and Snacks will be provided.

All ages welcome and encouraged to attend!

After the clinic we will discuss plans for weekly summer lessons.

Come rain or shine, we will be on the indoor courts!!

Saturday, May 8th, 2010
4:30-7:00 pm
Riverside Tennis Center
551 Nims - Wichita
Please RSVP to Grady Landrum This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on 30 April 2010

TennisPlayed by the same rules as able-bodied tennis, except that a wheelchair player gets two bounces to return the ball instead of one. Wheelchair tennis is one the few sports where a disabled person can effectively compete with able-bodied players.

WSI Tennis Program offers lessons for youth and adults at a minimal cost. In 2008 lessons ran for 15 weeks at a cost of $30. This covered instructor, tennis equipment, tennis wheelchairs and court time.

We currently host a USTA sanctioned wheelchair tennis tournament each summer.

Contact: Grady Landrum

Last Updated on 15 June 2009