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All Camp sessions will be instructed by Division I College players, Coaches and will also include top local coaches and players.

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Hans Olsen

Hans Olsen
Camp Director
Head Women's Tennis Coach
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Full Bio

North Carolina State (Nov. 2001-May 2014), Women’s Tennis Head Coach, 13 Seasons
-Overall Record: 138-159 
-Five NCAA Tournament appearances (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013)
-Highest Team National Ranking in School History (No. 25 – end of 2011 season)
-N.C. State’s Winningest Women’s Tennis Coach with 138 Match Wins

Charleston Southern (1997-2001), Men’s and Women’s Tennis Head Coach, 5 Seasons
-Combined Men’s and Women’s Tennis Overall Record: 133-92 (89-31 men’s tennis) 
-Four Consecutive Big South Conference Men’s Tennis Championships (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
-Three NCAA Tournament Appearances (1998, 1999, 2000)
-Four-Time Big South Conference Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)

Hans Olsen, who has guided tennis programs at three different NCAA Division I institutions to a combined eight NCAA Tournament appearances, was named the 13th head women’s tennis coach in UNCW history on July 8, 2015.
Olsen brings a wealth of experience to the coast, with four conference championships, eight NCAA Tournament appearances and 280 match wins under his belt in 19 seasons as a head coach. He boasts the highest winning percentage as a head coach at both N.C. State and CSU.

Olsen returned to his alma mater in 1997 as head men’s and women’s tennis coach. He directed CSU’s men to four consecutive Big South Conference championships (1997-2000) and three NCAA Tournament berths (1998-2000). He was selected BSC Coach-of-the-Year four times (1997-2000).
Olsen then moved up to Raleigh, where he headed up the women’s tennis program at N.C. State for 13 seasons. During his time with the Wolfpack, the team made five trips to the NCAA Tournament (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013). The string included the school’s first NCAA Tournament victory, a 4-3 win over No. 24 William & Mary in 2006, and the Wolfpack climbed to as high as No. 25 in the ITA rankings in 2011.
Olsen’s career as a student-athlete earned him election into the Charleston Southern Hall of Fame in 2004. His coaching expertise landed him in the Big South Conference Hall of Fame in 2006.
Olsen and his wife, Amy, have three children, Anders, Annika and Aksel.

John Ware

John Ware
Asst. Women's Tennis Coach UNCW
Camp Asst. Director

Veteran coach John Ware begins his 16th year of coaching with the women's tennis program in 2015-16.

During Ware's tenure with the Seahawks, UNCW has placed 50 players on All-Conference squads in the Colonial Athletic Association, including former standouts Lindsey Hess and Christina Lee, who were honored on five different occasions by the CAA's coaches.  Coach Ware headed up the program in 2014-15 and led the Seahawks to a 9-9 finish. Senior Alyssa Ritchie was selected to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 Women's At-Large Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and honored by the CAA as the league's Women's Tennis Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year for 2014-15.

The Seahawks enjoyed a spectacular season in 2014 that saw the team capture the school’s first conference title and earn the league's automatic NCAA berth. UNCW compiled a sparkling 17-4 record in 2013-14 and nailed down the No. 1 seed at the CAA Tournament for the first time. The Seahawks defeated College of Charleston, 4-3, for the school’s first women’s crown.

John Ware has extensive playing and coaching experience. He competed collegiately for Valdosta State's top-20 team from 1989-90 and has served on the staffs at the Athens (Ga.) Country Club and Jennings Mills Country Club. The 44-year-old native of Athens began his collegiate coaching career as an assistant coach with the Kentucky Wildcats in 1999-00 and was involved with all aspects of the UK program before moving to Wilmington. Ware completed his bachelor's degree in Finance from Georgia in 1995. He also earned a graduate degree in Liberal Studies from UNCW in 2011.

Mait DuBois

Mait DuBois

Camp Director

UNCW Head Men’s Tennis Coach

  • 6 Time CAA Coach of the Year

·  2009 and 2011 ITA Regional Coach of the Year... 

·  Led UNCW to six Conference Championships, seven NCAA Appearances

·   USTA Certified High Performance Coach and USPTA Level 1 Tennis Teaching Professional

·  Over 20 Years experience directing Junior Tennis Camps

Full Bio

The Seahawk men’s tennis program has developed a consistent presence on the national landscape under the guidance of veteran coach Mait DuBois since his arrival on the Carolina coast in the summer of 2007.

The Seahawks have captured six Colonial Athletic Association championships (2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018) and advanced to the NCAA Regionals seven times (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018), emerging into a national power in men’s tennis.

DuBois enters his 14th year with the Seahawks in 2020-21 and has been named CAA Coach-of-the-Year six times.

Overall, the veteran skipper begins his 23rd year as a coach on the NCAA Division I level, compiling a 213-116 career record. He has been a part of 12 conference championship teams and 13 NCAA Tournament clubs during his successful career.

With DuBois at the helm, the Seahawks have joined the elite of NCAA men's tennis, climbing to as high as No. 37 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings on Feb. 19, 2013. DuBois has won 68.9 percent of his matches (193-92) in 13 seasons in the Port City.

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