Nike Basketball Camp High Performance Academy Eagan, Minnesota
US Sports Camps and Nike Basketball Camps are thrilled to announce a new camp with Pro Level Training in Eagan, Minnesota. Directing camp will be the Founder and Head Trainer of Sioux Skillz Academy, Travis Bledsoe. The Nike Basketball Camp at the High Performance Academy will run from July 14-18 for boys, and the girls' camp from July 21-25. Both sessions are open for ages 8-16. Come join us for what will be an exciting and productive week of camp!
At Sioux Skillz Academy, Coach Bledsoe helps players of all ages develop their basketball skills and IQ, to become productive basketball players and stars. Just recently, Travis started working with the Minnesota Lynx as a member of the Lynx Men's Scout Team and practice manager, where he helped execute successful practice/game plans. Travis' main job was assisting the Minnesota Lynx with on court basketball training and on court scouting reports throughout 2013-14 WNBA Season, Playoffs, and Finals culminating with winning the 2013 WNBA Championship.
Travis pursued a private basketball coaching career and was hired by CoachUp Inc. In 2012. Travis has since become the top rated private basketball coach in Minnesota onCoachUp.com earning a "Superstar"ranking nationally.
- Talented staff of coaches eager to teach and reinforce basketball fundamentals
- Wide range of skill development drills
- In-depth analysis of each player's conditioning and footwork
- Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
- Official NIKE Camp T-shirt
- NIKE Camp workbook, PowerBars and other great prizes!
During the 2013-14 WNBA season Travis started working with the Minnesota Lynx as a member of the Lynx Men's Scout Team and practice manager where he helped execute successful practice/game plans. Travis' main job was assisting the Minnesota Lynx with on court basketball training and on court scouting reports throughout 2013-14 WNBA Season, Playoffs, and Finals culminating with winning the 2013 WNBA Championship.
Travis helped Maya Moore become the first player in WNBA history to lead the league in three pointers made (72) and three point percentage (.453%). He has also worked with Gold medalists, WNBA All-Stars, and WNBA Champions.Read Full Bio
Before Travis Bledsoe started coaching he was a standout basketball player earning 1st Team All-State and being named to the Minnesota All-Star Team and nominated as a Mr. Basketball Finalist his Senior year at DeLaSalle High School (Minneapolis, MN).
He attended the University of North Dakota as the top recruit in 2005 and shined leading the program in it's transition from Division II to Division I. Travis earned 1st Team All Great West Conference (Division I) leading the conference in 3-pointers made (40), 3-point % (.48%) and finishing second in scoring average at 21.8 ppg as a senior.
Travis Bledsoe finished his career as a member of UND's 1000 point club joining NBA Legend Phil Jackson. He also left setting UND's Single Season (.477%) and Career (.44%) 3-point % records becoming one of the schools greatest shooters.
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Campers Arrive/Free Shoot
- 9:15 AM Stretch/Floor Length Open Up
- 9:30 AM Skill Development Work
- 11:15 AM Agility Drills
- 12:00 PM Lunch/extra shooting
- 1:00 PM Individual Improvement Drills
- 1:30 PM Lecture (Guest Speaker, nutrition/conditioning discussions)
- 2:15 PM Games - 5 on 5 or 3 on 3
Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch. We will also have a concession stand open for lunch and drink purchases.
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. Campers must bring their health and release forms with them to check-in on the first day of camp.