NBC Basketball Camp at Vanguard University Costa Mesa, California

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Sharpen your skills this summer with NBC Camps. This Complete Skills Junior Day Camp is for athletes ages 5 - 14.

For over 40 year NBC Camps have been developing athletes to be better players and better people.  NBC Camps focuse on talent development and coaches emphasize in training the total athlete. Our camps elevate skill level through specific techniques. We break down each skill into specific portions which ingrain the skill and creates muscle memory.  The intensity of our camps help maximize the heightened environment necessary for growth. Our camps are high energy, fun, and unlike any other camp experience. Come have a blast while you elevate your game and change your life.

Complete Skills Junior Day Camp

These camps offer comprehensive skill training, motivation and leadership training, and intensity station all within a 9am to 4pm time frame. These day camps are a perfect introduction for athletes into the NBC Camp program and offer a taste of NBC excellence at a pace and intensity more suitable for younger or more beginning athletes.

Highlights Include

  • Ball handling and effective passing
  • Defense intensity
  • Shooting fundamentals and how to Correct Common Shooting Errors
  • How to avoid turnovers
  • Fun and encouraging environment
  • Comprehensive skill development
  • Each Camper gets a rubber Vanguard basketball

For older and more advanced players ages 13-18 please consider our Complete Player Intensive Overnight Basketball Camp at Azusa Pacific University.
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Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Rhett Soliday

Rhett Soliday was named the 2013-2014 NAIA National Coach of the Year after leading the Vanguard Lions to the 2014 NAIA National Championship. Soliday has been Head Coach of the Vanguard Basketball program since 2010. Prior to Vanguard, Soliday had served as an assistant coach at University of California, Irvine for four years and at Concordia University for four years.

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Soliday's first experience with the Golden State Athletic Conference came as a player when he transferred to Concordia from Big Bend Community College. He joined the coaching ranks immediately after a successful two-year playing career for the Eagles, where he earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and GSAC Player of the Week, among other awards. Becoming one of the youngest head assistants in the country at the time (22 years old), Soliday helped Head Coach Ken Ammann and the staff turn the Concordia men's basketball program into a national champion. He was the lead recruiter for the Eagles as well as carrying offensive and defensive duties on the court, scouting and game strategy, academic monitoring and mentoring, and strength and conditioning duties off the court. In his four-year term at CUI, the Eagles were the 2003 NAIA Champions, 2004 NAIA Runner-ups, 2005 GSAC Tournament Champions and 2005 NAIA Tournament participants.

Soliday moved on to the NCAA Division I level to join the staff of Head Coach Pat Douglass at UC Irvine, where he served as an assistant coach for the next four years. His recruiting efforts paid off once again as the Anteaters made it to the Big West Conference Tournament Championship game in 2008, for only the second time in school history. UCI was a BWC Tournament semifinalist in 2007 and a BWC Tournament participant in 2010, while finishing fourth in the BWC in 2009. In addition to recruiting, Soliday was active in every area of practice and instruction, as well as scouting opponents and game day preparation, and monitoring and mentoring players off the court.


Brian "Boomer" Roberts

Brian “Boomer” Roberts just completed his fourth season as the head assistant coach for the Vanguard Lions Men’s Basketball program. Roberts played an integral role in the Lions’ finest season in program history, helping Vanguard win the 2014 NAIA National Championship, along with the 2013-2014 GSAC regular season and conference tournament championships. 

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Prior to his time with Soliday and the VU Men’s program, Boomer spent two years with the Vanguard Women’s Basketball program. In two seasons as the head assistant, Roberts helped guide the Lions to a 58-7 record, two GSAC regular season titles, and two Elite-8 finishes at the NAIA National Tournament.

Boomer played basketball at Vanguard from 2004-2008. 

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Complete Skills Jr. Basketball Day Camp - June 23 - 27

Complete Skills Jr. Basketball Day Camp - June 30 - July 3

Complete Skills Jr. Basketball Day Camp - July 21 - 25

Complete Skills Jr. Basketball Day Camp - July 28 - August 1

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00am Welcome and warm ups
  • 9:20am AM Session: Shooting, Dribbling, Effective Passing, Defense Intensity Drills (drills designed for age appropriate)
  • 12:00pm Lunch - lunch is provided
  • 12:45pm PM Session: Afternoon Program with NBC Theme and skits, discussion groups
  • 1:30pm 3v3, 5v5 Competitions and games
  • 4:00pm Camper pick-up
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Mike Wilks WAC Player of the Year 8 Yr NBA VeteranCoach

  • 5/5.
Amazing camp

"It was a tremendous experience being a part of the NBC Camp... this camp will have a lasting impact on everyone that was involved!

Bridget L.Parent

  • 5/5.
Loved it

"My son has never worked so hard at a camp, and I thought for sure he would not want to repeat it, but on the contrary he would have lived there. The coaching staff was a perfect blend of intense, kind, strong, dedicated, and tough. He thoroughly enjoyed his experience and we will definitely be back next year, hopefully some of the staff will too!!"

Linsey C.Camper

  • 5/5.
Best camp

"At this camp you not only learn about your goals in your sport, you learn about your goals in life. "

Ben W.Camper

  • 5/5.
Learned so much

"This is the best camp I've ever been to the staff is great the coaches are first rate. It is just an amazing environment! The life lessons they teach you will stick forever. The life lessons are by far more important than anything they could have taught me basketball wise. "

NBC Basketball Camp at Vanguard University

http://www.ussportscamps.com/images/made/assets/camps/NBC-camps/sites/nbc-basketball-camp-orange-county-california-vangard-university_100_62.jpg Rhett Soliday, Camp Director 55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, California 92626


NBC Basketball Camp at Vanguard University
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Camp Schedule & Fees

2015 camp dates and prices coming soon. Please bookmark this page or call 1-800-645-3226.

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