Students from the College of Education and Human Services honed their teaching skills in an unusual setting this summer: tennis camp. Four nights a week, a group of Seton Hall students trekked to the Althea Gibson Tennis Center at Branch Brook Park in Newark to head up the education portion of the Greater Newark Tennis and Education’s (GNTE) summer program.
According to a recent article in the Star Ledger that featured the program, “It started with five kids and finished with 70 after the first year. Now 130 are registered, but on any given evening, 50-55 kids learn the game for two hours Monday through Thursday and for another two hours on Saturday morning.”
After about an hour of tennis instruction, campers settle down for a short