Nike Boys Basketball Camp Adelphi University Garden City, New York
US Sports Camps is excited to once again present Dominick Savino, Head Men's Basketball Coach at Adelphi University, as director of our Nike Boys Basketball camp at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. An annual camper favorite location, Adelphi is the ideal place to hone your basketball skills, compete with other players, and improve your game. We are thrilled to offer two camp sessions for this summer!
With 30 years of coaching experience and the current Head Men's Basketball Coach at Adelphi, Coach Dominick lends his expertise to a challenging and fun basketball camp. Whether you are a younger player or a high school player, this camp offers an incredible opportunity to further develop fundamental skills, take part in team play, instruction, lectures, all while having fun!
The Complete Skills Camp offers a challenging daily format of fundamental instruction, clinics, drills, and team games. Players will have the opportunity to develop and refine their fundamental basketball skills. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, shooting, offensive moves, defense, rebounding, and team play.
- Superior instruction
- 8:1 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!
Located near Long Island's parks and beaches, Adelphi's 75-acre campus is only 45 minutes from New York City. Campers will practice and play in the Center for Recreation & Sport, the home facility of the Panthers. This three-story, three court gymnasium can also be converted into a 2,200 seat arena. Overnight campers will reside in the dormitories where resident advisors and staff supervise campers at night.Meet your coaching staff
Coach Savino was named the Head Men's Basketball coach on May 27, 2010 after serving as assistant coach for the past three seasons. During that time, Adelphi posted three straight 20+ win seasons. In 2009-2010, the Panthers finished second in the conference tournament. This is his second year with the Panthers.Read Full Bio
Savino brings almost 30 years of coaching experience as he assumes the Head Coach position. He spent 27 years at the high school level. He also had a one year stint as an associate head coach at Dowling College in 2005-06.
He has received numerous accolades, including being named Coach of the Year five times and earning Long Island Coach of the Year in 1991. He also captured An Eastern New York Championship in 1987 and helped Sachem to two Class A Final Four's.
Camp Code: BKBRAU
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
- 7:00 Wake-up, shower
- 7:45 Breakfast (Overnight campers only)
- 9:00 Day campers arrive, stretching and conditioning
- 9:15 Instuctional stations
- 10:30 Lecture
- 11:00 Full-court games
- 12:00 Lunch
- 1:00 Team practice
- 2:00 Full-court games
- 3:00 Drills, stations
- 4:00 Day Campers depart
- 5:00 Free time
- 5:30 Dinner
- 6:30 Back to gym, league games
- 9:00 Overnight campers to rooms
- 10:00 Lights out!
Boys Session II check-in Monday, July 28th at 10AM-11AM
Boys Session II closing ceremony Thursday, July 31st at 11:30AM. Departure at 12 NOON immediately following 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 form does not require a doctor's signature. The Adelphi University Health Form does require a Physician’s report and signature. All of these forms will be collected at check-in on the first day of camp.