2020 USATT/ITTF Regional Hopes Camp & Tournament February 14-16

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)/USA Table Tennis (USATT) Hopes Program is a series of regional, national and international camps and competitions designed to spark motivation and interest for developing skilled and talented young table tennis athletes who have a love for table tennis and who wish to become high level table tennis players.

February 14-16, 2020 at Spin & Smash Table Tennis & Ping Pong Center.

For the Hopes Tournament, players need to be born between 1st January 2008 and 31st December 2009 in order to compete in that program. All others attendees will compete in their own tournament event.

Spin & Smash Table Tennis & Ping Pong Center is Ohio’s only full-time center for table tennis coaching, training, tournaments and equipment. With Butterfly Europa 25 tournament tables, high ceilings, great lighting and fully-barriered courts, Spin & Smash is a great place to elevate your game. Our mission is to expand the sport of table tennis in central Ohio and beyond.

The camp will be supported and run by coaches Dave Fullen, Samson Dubina,Blake Cottrell and Jay Nelson - all ITTF certified coaches. This HOPES Camp is a unique opportunity for beginning, intermediate and advanced players to improve their table tennis skills by participating in an international level youth training program.

  • Eligibility: Anyone under age of 15 may register for this training camp
  • Coaching Ratio: one coach / ten students
  • Camp Training Date: Friday, February 14 (4-6pm & 7- 9pm) & Saturday, February 15 (10am-12:30pm & 1:30 -4pm).

On Sunday, there will be a Hopes tournament for Hopes-eligible camp attendees beginning at 10am followed by a fun kids tournament for all players 15 and under.

  • Camp & Tournament Fee: $125 per player
  • Refund Policy: Players will be refunded if withdrawn by Monday, February 10, 2020
  • No refund for no-show participants

On Friday evening, Spin & Smash will provide dinner after training.

Special Guest Coach Samson Dubina

Coach Samson will bring a wealth of tournament experience, having played on US national teams. The Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy will be hosting the National Hopes tournament.

Dave Fullen

  • USATT/ITTF certified coach
  • 2017-2019 Spin & Smash TTPPC
  • Owner and head coach
  • 2013-2017 Coach, Columbus TTC

Blake Cottrell

  • USATT/ITTF certified coach
  • USATT certified referree
  • Coach at Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy

Jay Nelson

  • USATT/ITTF certified coach
  • Coach, Spin & Smash Table Tennis & Ping Pong Center
  • Coach at Marshall University for 20 years
  • Coach at Ashland, KY club for 5+ years

To register, visit www.Omnipong.com shown below. The Spin & Smash 2020 Hopes Tournament is at the top of the Omnipong page.

For more information contact Coach Dave at (614) 869-8219.