Nike Boys Basketball Camp Washington & Lee University Lexington, Virginia
US Sports Camps and Nike Basketball Camps are thrilled to partner with Head Men's Basketball Coach of Washington & Lee University, Adam Hutchinson for a week of high-intensity camp this summer on the beautiful Washington & Lee campus. Coach Hutchinson, his coaching staff and current players will run a week of camp for young players looking to take a step in their game!
Coach Hutchinson has created a culture of hard work, respect and discipline in his basketball team. Not only does Coach care about his player's performance on the court but their maturation as people is equally important to him. Camp will challege each camper to improve as a player and as a person, with Coach Hutchinson and his staff encouraging each camper along the way.
- Talented staff of coaches focused on improving individual fundamentals
- Attend camp at one of America's most beautiful campuses
- In-depth analysis of each player's conditioning and footwork
- Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
- Wide range of skill development drills
- Official NIKE Camp T-shirt
- NIKE Camp workbook and other NIKE prizes
Adam Hutchinson is in his 11th season as head basketball coach at Washington and Lee. He has notched a 112-148 (.431) record with the Generals, including a 95-77 (.552) record over the past five seasons. With the team's victory in the opening game of the 2012-13 season, he became the second coach in school history to reach the 100-win plateau. Hutchinson's 2012-13 team finished the year 13-13, before losing in the first round of the ODAC Tournament. J.D. Ey ’13 earned Second Team All-ODAC accolades, while Andrew Franz ’16 was named the ODAC and VaSID Rookie of the Year. Franz is only the second W&L player to earn the ODAC honor and the first to receive the VaSID award.Read Full Bio
Hutchinson led W&L to the ODAC Championship game in 2009, becoming the first No. 8 seed to advance to the finals in the history of the tournament. W&L finished the 2008-09 season with a 16-13 overall record, marking the first time in 20 years that the Generals recorded back-to-back campaigns with a winning record. In 2010, the Generals continued their strong play with a 17-10 record and a trip to the ODAC quarterfinals. The 17 wins marked the most wins by a W&L team since the 1988-89 season.
Hutchinson was named the 2008 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of the Year after guiding W&L to a 15-11 overall record, at the time its best mark in nearly two decades. The Generals also went 11-7 in conference play and earned the fifth seed for the ODAC Tournament. Hutchinson also helped mentor Greg Bienemann '08 to First Team All-ODAC honors for the second-straight season.
W&L's 2007-08 campaign followed an 11-14 record in 2006-07. The 11 wins were a seven-game improvement from the season before and helped to elevate the Generals' program into a winner.
Hutchinson came to Washington and Lee after spending two seasons as the head coach at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. In those two seasons, he led the Spartans to a 14-35 overall record while rebuilding the program. His initial recruiting class included eight players, most notably Carson Oren, the 2003 University Athletic Association Rookie of the Year.
Prior to CWRU, Hutchinson was the head coach at Stevens Institute of Technology from 1999-01, compiling a 19-31 overall mark. His second season resulted in a 12-13 overall record, a five-game improvement over his first campaign.
Hutchinson began his collegiate coaching career in 1994 as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Amherst College. In his two seasons with the Lord Jeffs, he was responsible for recruiting the school's second all-time leading scorer in All-American Jamal Wilson and helping lead the team to the NCAA Division III Elite Eight.
In 1996, Hutchinson assumed the role of player and coach with the Cardiff Clippers of the English National Basketball League before spending the 1997-98 and 1998-99 seasons as an assistant coach at Emory University.
Originally a walk-on player at Amherst, Hutchinson started two seasons at guard in leading the Lord Jeffs to the ECAC Tournament each year. He was named team captain as a senior.
Hutchinson graduated from Amherst in 1993 with a bachelor of arts in African-American studies and earned his master of science in sport management from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1997. He and his wife, Erin, have two sons, Jason and Donald.
J.D. Ey is in his first season as the men's basketball assistant coach. A 2013 gradute from W&L with a bachelor of science in accounting and business administration, he was a four-year letterwinner for the basketball team, serving as a captian his senior season.
He is the only player in the history of the program to total at least 1,000 points, 800 rebounds, 200 assists, 150 blocks and 100 steals. Ey finished his career second all-time in blocks (167), fifth in steals (141), seventh in rebounds (839), 10th in assists (243) and 20th in scoring (1,023).
Complete Skills: Camp is designed to help young players develop their fundamental skills and work on their athleticism. Camp will focus on offensive and defensive skill development through a competitive yet fun and encouraging environment. All players are encouraged to work had and make the most out of the opportunity to learn from an experienced and talented coaching staff. Each camper will learn skills at each position on the basketball court - our goal is for each camper to develop an all-around game!
Additional emphasis is placed on fundamental development in core basketball skills: shooting, dribbling, passing, moving without the ball, defensive stance, defensive team movement and more.
Upon arrival, all players are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. Players will be grouped by age and ability.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 Wake-up
- 7:45 Breakfast (Overnight campers only)
- 9:00 Extended Day Campers arrive; warm-up/stretch
- 9:15 Skill development stations
- 10:30 Coach talk
- 11:00 Competitive games (3x3, 4x4, 5x5)
- 12:15 Lunch
- 1:00 Open shoot
- 1:20 Warm-up/stretch
- 1:30 Skill development stations
- 3:00 Skill contests, hot shot, games
- 3:45 Competitive games (1x1, 2x2)
- 5:00 Free Time
- 5:30 Dinner
- 6:45 Warm-up
- 7:00 5X5 tournament games + shooting
- 9:00 Extended Day Camper Depart - Overnight Campers supervised free time
- 10:00 Lights out!
Session I check-in Sunday, June 15th between 2:00 and 3:00 PM
Closing ceremony: Wednesday, June 18th at 11:30 AM
Departure: 12:00 PM, following closing ceremony
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.