Nike Basketball Camp at Fay School

Nike Basketball Camp at Fay School
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Nike Basketball Camp at Fay School

Nike Basketball Camps and A Step Ahead (ASA) will be hosting a full day program for boys and girls at the Fay School in Southborough, Massachusetts in August 2015. This summer camp offers a healthy balance of competitive learning in a friendly, fun environment.

A Step Ahead (ASA) Basketball camps are designed for the player looking to improve his or her game. Coaches will push and motivate campers throughout the week to improve upon their skills and basketball IQ. While we do recognize the value of scrimmaging as well as free time, we also pride ourselves in teaching the game of basketball. Drill stations, full court drills, offensive/defensive technique, and positional moves are all important points of emphasis with the ASA staff. Campers are expected to work hard and be receptive to coaching. For those looking to stay “A Step Ahead” on the basketball court this is the perfect camp for you.

Highlights Include

  • Superior instruction
  • Low camper to instructor ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play, and more
  • Official NIKE Camp T-shirt
  • NIKE Camp workbook and other great NIKE prizes

Dates & Prices

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.
 
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.   
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Camp Hours

Check-in
Check-in: Monday, August 17th at 8:30AM
Camp Hours are: MON-FRI 9AM-3PM 
 
Check-out
Closing ceremony: Friday, August 21st at 2PM 
Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately following the closing ceremony.
 
Camp Meals
Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch. We will also have a concession stand open for lunch and drink purchase.
 

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. The State of Massachusetts requires a copy of camp participants’ most recent physical and record of immunizations, shots, etc., in addition to the US Sports Camps health and release form.  
 

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

Fay School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school, located on a 56-acre (230,000 m2) campus about 25 miles (40 km) from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00-9:15 Morning Stretch / Attendance
  • 9:15 - 9:30 Dribble Series
  • 9:30 - 9:45 Full Court Drills
  • 9:45 - 10:15 Drill Stations
  • 10:15 - 11:00 3 on 3
  • 11:00 - 11:45 Full court games
  • 11:45 - 12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30 – 1:15 Free Throw, Two Ball, 1 on 1
  • 1:15 – 2:00 Offensive and Defensive team drills
  • 2:00 – 2:50 Full Court Games
  • 2:50 – 3:00 “Camper of the day award” and Dismissal

Meet Camp Coaches

Brendan Smith
Co-Director

Brendan Smith

Brendan Smith is the Owner and Director of A Step Ahead Incorporated (ASA) established-1997.  In 2014 the ASA staff was responsible for directing and operating over 20 Nike camps in New England.  Coach Smith is responsible for staffing, basketball curriculum and policies-procedures for each summer camp.

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Prior to each event, ASA Coaches are well versed in camp schedule, basketball teaching points, and most importantly maintaining the traditions set forth by Coach Smith.

In addition to his duties at ASA, Smith has served boys' varsity basketball coach at Boston Latin School since the 2007-08 season.  During his tenure, Smith has lead the Wolfpack to two DCL Championships, and five tournament births. 
 
Smith has previously coached men's college basketball at Mt. Ida College, and high school basketball at Newton North High School. Most recently, Smith successfully completed the requirements to become a MIAA/MSSAA certified coach.  In 2010 Smith passed both the written and floor exams of referee school to join the referee fraternity and became a member of Board 27. He earned his undergraduate degree in Human Performance & Fitness at Umass Boston and received his Masters of Education degree from Cambridge College.

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Eric Brickley
Co-Director

Eric Brickley

Eric Brickley has many roles within the ASA programs. He is the Director of ASA-West camps, VP of AAU Operations, Director of the joint ASA and Nike Camps at our Southborough and Framingham locations. 

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Coach Brickley also serves as clinician at many of ASA’s holiday clinics, and AAU coaching roles. In his first two years coaching in the AAU program he has led his teams to Final Four births in the Div 2 State Tournaments, earning him National Coach Honors. Outside of ASA he is an assistant scout at Boston Latin School and a coach in the youth Metro-West town travel league out of Milford, MA. He is also a certified High School referee with IAABO Board 208. Eric graduated from UNH class of 95 with a BA in Psychology.

Camper Reviews

  • 5/5.
Great Camp

The counselors/coaches were incredibly motivating...my son would practice outside until dark after a full day of camp. We will definitely sign up again.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 8 - 17
Gender: Co-Ed
DAY 9AM-3PM $300.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.