Tennis Europe Academy

The Tennis Europe Academy opened its doors for the first time in the autumn of 2018 to offer training camps for groups of elite young players (aged 14&U) from Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 member nations, nominated by their national tennis federations.*

The Academy is a collaboration between Tennis Europe, the Czech Tennis Association and Tennis Club Prostejov and provides a unique opportunity to train alongside other elite players and national teams from across Europe under the tutelage of TC Prostejov's highly experienced team of coaches, supervised by David Kotyza (former coach of Petra Kvitova, Lucie Safarova, Karolina Pliskova and current coach of Linda Noskova) and Jaroslav Navratil (for 25 years captain of Czech Davis Cup team with two titles, Lucie Safarova’s former top WTA coach). National association coaches participating in the camp will also be highly involved.

2024 Training Camp

The first Training Camp of 2024 is scheduled to be held from 28th April - 4th May. The player line-up is now complete, and those nominated by  member nations to take part in the upcoming training camp are:

Arno Avetisyan & Maria Azizyan (ARM), Damyan Avramovski & Raya Markova (BUL), Thelma Chrysafi (CYP), Patrick Breen & Alicia Sutton (IRL), Ofir Kermish & Hila Sol Buhadana (ISR), Gustavs Briys & Keisija Berzyina (LAT), Mattis Thorsen & Margrete Berg (NOR), Mark Pavcic & Sara Kovacevic (SLO), Oleksandr Tiutchenko & Polina Skliar (UKR)

The stay (accommodation, meals, training) is free of charge for the 20 accepted players. All players must be accompanied by a coach or legal guardian. The price for each accompanying person is €500 for the week, and must be settled by the players/national associations onsite.

Further Information

The Camp in Prostejov includes:

  • Pick up from Vienna airport on Arrival Day (28th April)
  • 5 days (29th April-3rd May) of training under the supervision of David Kotyza and Jaroslav Navratil
  • Departure to Vienna airport on 4th May (after half day of training).

Price includes:

  • The camp (accommodation, meals, training)
  • Not included: travel expenses, visas, insurance, additional (accompanying) persons, stringing, saunas, etc.

Please note that National Associations/players are fully responsible for their travel arrangements and insurance.

Attendance at the camps includes:

  • Tennis classes with TC Prostejov coaches (3-4 hours per day)
  • Fitness classes with TC Prostejov coaches (1.5 hours per day)
  • Meals (Full Board)
  • Accommodation at the 3-star Hotel Tennis Club
  • Return transport from Vienna Airport

Training Camp schedule:

  • 1st day - arrival day, evening welcome meeting
  • 2nd - 6th days - full camp schedule
  • Last day - half day practice until noon, departures


TC Prostejov is one of Europe's best-known facilities and has hosted many international events, being the home of the final rounds of the ITF World Junior Tennis tournament. The tennis complex is situated in a quiet area of Prostejov. The facilities include 11 clay courts and 1 hard court. In case of bad weather, two inflatable indoor halls, one of which has a hard court, are accessible throughout the year. Also in the area there is the Hotel Tennis Club, which offers luxurious accommodation, and includes three indoor hard courts, 3 squash courts, a fitness center, bowling, a sauna, swimming pool, solarium, massage and more.

For further information, please contact Maciej Szymonski (+48 606 850 712).  

* According to ITF Development Eligibility Criteria 2024:
Tier 1: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Türkiye
Tier 2: Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Sweden 
Tier 3: Croatia, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, Ukraine