Nike Boys Basketball Camp Sacred Heart University Fairfield, Connecticut

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US Sports Camps is excited to once again present Sacred Heart University Men's Basketball Coach Anthony Latina as director of our Nike Boys Basketball Camp. One of the most popular venues among all of our camp destinations, get ready for a challenging and fun summer of basketball featuring three sessions!

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, all while having fun! 

Highlights Include

  • Superior instruction
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play, and more
  • fundamental instruction, lectures and team games
  • Official NIKE Camp T-shirt
  • NIKE Camp workbook and other great NIKE prizes!

Located in beautiful southern Connecticut, Sacred Heart University is home to the impressive William H. Pitt Health and Recreation Center, an excellent facility in which to fine-tune your basketball game. The daily camp format, which includes fundamental instruction, lectures, and team games will leave any young camper with renewed energy and enthusiasm for the game of basketball. 

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Anthony Latina

Coach Anthony Latina is in his eighth year at Sacred Heart University and has directed our Nike Basketball Camp since its inception.  

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Latina takes over the reins of the program after spending eight seasons as an assistant coach under Coach Bike.  Latina joined Head Coach Dave Bike's staff in 2005-06 after spending the previous six seasons as an assistant coach at Central Connecticut State University.

Since his arrival at SHU in 2005, the Pioneers have made five Northeast Conference Tournament appearances including two trips to the NEC Championship game (2007, 2008).  Latina helped guide the Pioneers to their best stretch of basketball since making the move to Division I (1999-00), posting 79 wins, including 52 NEC victories, from 2005 through 2010.

With Latina's arrival in 2005-06, the Pioneers have had six players earn All-Northeast Conference honors (Kibwe Trim - 2006, Jarrid Frye - 2006, 2007, Joe Henley - 2009, Drew Shubik - 2008, Corey Hassan - 2010, Shane Gibson - 2012, 2013), two NEC All-Rookie team picks (Chauncey Hardy - 2007, Chris Evans - 2011) and a NEC Most Improved Player award winner (Liam Potter - 2010).

During his time at CCSU, he helped guide the Blue Devils to two NCAA Tournament appearances, and three trips to the Northeast Conference title game.  His duties at Central included recruiting and scouting opponents, as well as individual player development.  He was part of the staff that helped produce the first-ever NBA draft pick from CCSU, Corsley Edwards, who was taken in the second round by the Sacramento Kings in 2002.

Prior to joining Central Connecticut's staff, Latina worked for four years as an assistant coach at Division II UMass-Lowell.

Learn more about Nike Boys Basketball Camp Sacred Heart University

Camp Code: BKBRSH 

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.

Shooting/Ball-Handling Camp: This program gives campers the opportunity to focus on improving their shooting and ball handling skills. Emphasis is placed upon: Technique, Footwork, Shooting drills, shooting off the dribble, shooting off the pass, shooting games, Free Throw Shooting, and Post/Perimeter Shooting.   

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 and Extended Day Campers arrive; stretching and conditioning
  • 9:15 Instructional stations
  • 11:00 Full-court games
  • 12:00 Lunch, rest
  • 1:00 Team practice
  • 2:00 Full-court games
  • 3:00 Drills, stations
  • 4:00 Skill contests; Day Campers depart
  • 5:00 Free time
  • 5:30 Dinner
  • 6:30 Back to gym, league games
  • 10:00 Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights Out!
Check-in Times
Boys Session I check-in: Sunday, June 22nd
• 12-1PM for Overnight Campers
• 1-2PM for Day Campers
• Day Camp hours: SUN 2PM-4PM, MON-WED 9AM-4PM, THURS 9AM-3PM   
 
Boys Weekend Shooting Session check-in: Friday, June 27th
• 1PM for all campers
• Camp on-court session hours (all campers): FRI 2PM-9PM, SAT 9AM-9PM, SUN 9AM-11AM
 
Boys Session II check-in: Sunday, June 29th
• 12-1PM for Overnight Campers
• 1-2PM for Day Campers
• Day Camp hours: SUN 2PM-4PM, MON-WED 9AM-4PM, THUR 9AM-3PM 
 
Check-out Times
Closing ceremony Boys Session I: Thursday, June 26th at 2:30PM.
Closing ceremony Boys Shooting Session: Sunday, June 29th at 10:30AM 
Closing ceremony Boys Session II: Thursday, July 3rd at 2:30PM.
Departure immediately following at 11:00AM for shooting session, 3PM for complete skills week sessions.
Parents are invited to attend the ceremony!
 
Camp Information 
All campers: Breakfast and lunch will not be provided on Day 1.
Day Campers: Lunch is provided the remainder of the week.
Please Note: Day campers are invited to stay for the evening session on Day 1. Dinner will be provided and pickup will be at 8:30PM.  (June 22nd & 29th sessions)
 
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 form does not require a doctor's signature. The State of Connecticut Health Record Forms do require a Physician's signature. All of these forms will be collected at check-in on the first day of camp. 
Read camper reviews

Camper

  • 5/5.
I really loved Nike camp

I really loved the Nike camp. I made friends, had lots of fun, and learned so much. My high school coach tells me that my game has improved tremendously. Thank you all so much. 

Camper Parent

  • 4/5.
Way to go!!

Staff was very enthusiastic without being high pressure. The range of activities kept my son interested and excited to go every day. He thought having lunch in the cafeteria was SO cool. He also really respected his coach and called him "cool".

Camper

  • 5/5.
I learned so much

This was the last summer that I was eligible to attend a Nike camp and I chose to come back to the Sacred Heart Basketball camp because I had learned so much from them the previous 2 times that I had been there. I have been offered a full scholarship to continue my basketball career in college and I believe that the Sacred Heart staff helped me to develop into the post player that I am today and helped me to reach a level to be able to play in college.

Camper Parent

  • 5/5.

This camp was SO WELL ORGANGIZED.  My son received personalized instruction and a written review of his skills. Drop-off and pick-up were a snap. There was absolutely no confusion. The Sacred Heart University facilities were super-clean and well maintained. My son wishes to return next year. He also felt that he had learned something! This was not the case at other camps!! Kudos to Coach Anthony Latina for running a well organized, worthwhile basketball camp!

Camper Parent

  • 4/5.

Coach Anthony is superb! He knows how to lead boys, how to manage all the different aspects of their athletic needs. he is supportive, a great communicator and an all round wonderful person.

Nike Boys Basketball Camp Sacred Heart University

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Nike Boys Basketball Camp Sacred Heart University
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