Nike Basketball Camp Casady School

Nike Basketball Camp Casady School
Nike Basketball Camp Casady School

Nike Basketball Camps welcome Derek Washington, founder of Next Level Basketball Corp, to our Nike Camp family. Coach Washington is excited for a week of complete skills basketball camp for young players looking to refine their skills over the summer. Camp will be held in the Grantham-Griffing Field House of the Bennett Athletic Center at the Casady School in Oklahoma City from July 21-23, 2014.

Next Level Basketball Corp (NLBC) is committed to providing positive opportunities for basketball players and showing young players how to utilize basketball as a tool to be empowered.

Highlights Include

  • Individual instruction from our qualified and experienced coaching staff
  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • Challenging and fun daily schedule packed with team play, skill stations, contests, and more
  • Nike Camp Certificate and handwritten evaluation upon completion of camp
  • Official NIKE Camp T-Shirt, NIKE Workbook and other great prizes!

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Meet Camp Coaches

Derek Washington
Co-Director

Derek Washington

In 2011, Derek Washington, former NAIA starting point guard, and Jade Carter, an All Conference player, formed Next Level Basketball Corporation (NLBC), a not-for-profit corporation. NLBC is committed to providing positive opportunities for basketball players.Their goal is to show the youth how to utilize basketball as a tool to be empowered  for a better tomorrow.

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Derek’s journey to the next level started after high school when he decided to move from Virginia to New York in an attempt to make a name for himself in an area known for breeding basketball players. He was so determined to play basketball, he enrolled himself in college as an unknown player in 2004, and after a year of just being a student, he was given the chance to play junior college basketball at the Fashion Institute of Technology (NYC) in 2005. 

After adapting to the tough and aggressive attitude of New York City and JuCo basketball, he went from being a projected 3rd string point guard to starting every game his Freshman Year. During his year at FIT, his tough work ethic allowed him to be ranked top 10 in the nation for steals and assists in DIII junior college basketball. In the fall of 2005, he was forced to sit out due to financial difficulties and had to put his dreams of being a successful college player on hold. During the following summer, he was given an opportunity to attend Saint Gregory’s University on a scholarship and played 3 yrs of NAIA basketball as the starting point guard. During those 3 years, he was named to the Academic All-Conference team twice, showing his versatility as a hard worker on the court and off the court.

His drive to be successful was displayed even off of the basketball as he became active in nonathletic organizations and even became president of at Students in Free Enterprise at the University.
Throughout all of his years playing basketball, Derek has always been in a leadership position. As a point guard, it’s always been a natural responsibility to motivate others. His personal experiences have also allowed him help others overcome adversity, as he did in his career.

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Jade Carter
Co-Director

Jade Carter

Vice President and Co-Founder Jade Carter, was born and raised in the small town of El Reno, Oklahoma. Being raised in a family of athletes inspired him to want to be successful in sports and make it out of his small hometown. Basketball was the one thing that kept him from getting into trouble growing up.With the support of his family, Jade became serious about basketball and...

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Unfortunately, after a year of redshirting, he was not given the opportunity to succeed as a basketball player while attending Redlands and was cut. Jade refused to stop perusing his dreams of being a college basketball and after much hard work and many college tryouts, he was recruited by St. Gregory’s University, where his basketball abilities were allowed to be demonstrated.

He thrived on the opportunities that were presented to him, and went on to average double figures both years and also received All Conference his Senior season. After completing four seasons of basketball at the collegiate level in 2010, he transferred to the University of Central Oklahoma to finish his last year of college, and officially graduated from college with a General Psychology Degree in May of 2011.

After concluding his college career, he began working as the Unit Director for the Salvation Army Boy’s and Girl’s Club in El Reno. Working for the Boy’s and Girl’s Club gave him great satisfaction in having the ability to give back to the small town that played a big part in making him the person that he is today. His goal is to positively influence a number of people’s lives through positive guidance and build character. This inspired him to join with Derek and form Next Level Basketball Corporation.

Camp Details

Complete Skills

This program is intended to help players develop athletically. The individual camp is a great opportunity for young basketball players looking to develop and refine their fundamental basketball skills. This program also includes a curriculum for intermediate/ advanced players looking to enhance their skill set at the post, wing, or guard position. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, shooting, offensive moves, defense, rebounding, team play, and more.

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Camp Hours


Check-in

Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Camp Hours are: MON-WED 9AM-3:30PM

Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability.

Check-out

Closing ceremony: Wednesday at 3PM 
Parents are invited to attend! Departure: 3:30PM Immediately following the closing ceremony. 

Camp Meals

Lunch is provided.

Transportation

Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.

Registration Packet

A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp. 

Scholarships

We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.

Group Discounts

If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $20 discount. If 10 or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $40 discount. Click "Get Brochure" above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

Facilities

Camp will take place at Casady School's Bennett Athletic Center located at 500 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Oklahoma City , Oklahoma 73120.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 AM Camp meeting, discuss agenda for the day
  • 9:15 AM Offensive/defensive skill stations
  • 10:30 AM Lecture/technique demonstrations
  • 11:00 AM Games/contests/shooting
  • 12:00 PM Lunch/games
  • 1:00 PM Offensive sets discussion
  • 1:15 PM Team practice
  • 1:45 PM Offensive/defensive skill stations
  • 2:20 PM Games
  • 3:20 PM Closing words
  • 3:30 PM Departure

Camper Reviews

Mary C.Grandparent

  • 5/5.
My grandson was so excited.

As a grandparent, the intensity brought to the campers, from the the warm up exercises to the hard exercise drills. My grandson was so excited he would go home and practice what he learned that day, and tell me, 'I finally learned how to do that move or this move". Even though he was exhausted by the end of they day- he would text his friends about how hard you worked him, and that he loved it."

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Toni F.Parent

  • 5/5.
Favorite camp of the summer

This was my daughter's favorite camp of the summer. She said it was challenging and she learned a lot.

Shree M.Parent

  • 4/5.
My daughter learned a lot.

My daughter learned a lot from this camp. She attended 4 basketball campts this summer and your camp by far, taught her the most. Thanks.

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