Nike Basketball Camp Vestavia Hills

Nike Basketball Camp Vestavia Hills
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Nike Basketball Camp Vestavia Hills

Nike Basketball Camps and Elite Hoops will be back for camp May 26-29, 2015 at Vestavia Hills High School in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. AJ Holland and Tim Shepler will co-direct this co-ed complete skills basketball camp.

This camp will focus on individual skill development with our morning skill stations and afternoon 3 on 3 Cut Throat League. This summer camp is a perfect way to prepare for your school, church, rec or AAU season. 

Highlights Include

  • 3+ hours dedicated daily to individual development from our highly qualified coaching staff
  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • MyLivingByNumbers.com online training program – designed to chart athletic and skill development progress
  • Exclusive, highly competitive 3on3 Cut Throat Tournaments
  • NIKE Camp T-Shirt, NIKE Workbook and other great prizes!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

AJ Holland
Co-Director

AJ Holland

A.J. Holland joined the Elite Hoops staff the summer of 2013. He brings knowledge of the game and experience from a variety of collegiate levels including Division I, Division II, and Junior College.

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At the point guard position, Holland had great size and quickness to go along with exceptional ball handling skills. 

In 2010, Holland began his collegiate career in Conference USA at Rice University. Following his first season, A.J. transferred to the College of Central Florida where he started at point guard and helped his team post a new school record in wins. From 2011-2013, Holland played at the University of Sioux Falls where he averaged double figures in scoring while leading his team in assist, steals, and three point percentage. Holland graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management. 

In the summer of 2014, Holland directed seven of the NIKE basketball camps in the states of Georgia and Alabama. 

Holland is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and attended Paul W. Bryant High School. There he was a standout point guard receiving awards such as Top Perimeter Player and the Leadership Award. As a member of the Birmingham Ice AAU program, A.J. served a key role in the team's success while playing alongside NBA guard Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns.  

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Tim Shepler
Co-Director

Tim Shepler

Tim Shepler enters his 6th year with Elite Hoops. Coach Shepler is a coaching veteran in the state of Alabama currently in his 25th year as a head varsity basketball coach. For the last 20 years of his career, Shepler has been at Homewood High School where he has built a consistently winning program. 

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His teams at Homewood are known for their fundamental soundness and team play on the floor. Under Shepler, the Patriots have won or shared an area championship in nine of the last 13 years. They have also played in the state championship games twice in 2008 and 2010.   

Sheplers 456 wins ranks him as one of the winningest active coaches in the entire state of Alabama. Throughout his coaching career at Homewood High School, over 25 of his former players have gone to play at the collegiate level. Impressively, this includes Birmingham star Ronald Nored who had an extremely successful career at Butler University and lead the Bulldogs to 2 NCAA Final Four appearances as the starting point guard. 

Coach Shepler has a passion for teaching players the skills of the game and desires to instill the confidence that will make each player perform as a championship competitor both mentally and physically.

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: Tuesday, May 26th at 8:30AM
Camp Hours are: TUES-FRI 9AM-3PM

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: Friday at 2:30PM  
Parents are invited to attend! Departure: 3PM 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. 

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

Vestavia Hills HS is located in Vestavia Hills, AL on Lime Rock Road. Vestavia Hills is a convenient camp convenient camp location for anyone in the Birmingham, Bessemer, Hoover, Mountain Brook, Spain Park or Vestavia Hills areas.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 AM Campers Arrive/Free Shoot
  • 9:10 AM Stretch/Floor Length Open Up
  • 9:30 AM Skill Development Work
  • 11:00 AM Contests
  • 11:10 AM 5 on 5 League Games
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM Living by Numbers Individual Skill Development
  • 1:40 PM Video/Speaker/Speed and Agility
  • 2:20 PM 3 on 3 League Games
  • 3:00 PM Campers Depart

Camper Reviews

Brinley C.Camper

  • 5/5.
I learned the most at this camp.

Out of all the basketball camps I have ever attended, I learned the most at this one. While I was learning stuff, I was also having fun with friends. The coaches were also nice and encouraging. I would definitely come back.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 9 - 15
Gender: Co-Ed
DAY 9AM-3PM $245.00
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.