Nike Boys Basketball Camp Seattle University Seattle, Washington
US Sports Camps and Nike Basketball Camps are pleased to introduce the Nike Boys Basketball Camp at Seattle University! Nike Basketball Camps are thrilled to join such a high-level program in Seattle University Men's Basketball and offer two weeks of camps to young players this summer. Camp will be directed by Seattle University Men's Basketball Staff. The staff will run two weeks of camp from June 23-26 and from June 30 to July 3, 2014.
A four-year letterman at UCLA from 1994-97, Dollar achieved national recognition in 1995 as a pivotal player in UCLA's NCAA championship season when he took over for injured starter Tyus Edney in the title game. In Dollar's final three collegiate seasons, the Bruins won the NCAA title and reached the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.
Coach Dollar got the most out of his ability in leading UCLA to a National Championship and has used that resourcefullness to become an excellent collegiate coach. He has a succesful history of working with young, developing players on their games through the use of high-level drills and competitive games.
- Superior Instruction from the Seattle University Basketball Coaching Staff
- NCAA and Western Athletic Conference caliber skill development drills
- Opportunity to showcase your skills and potential in front of Coach Dollar and staff
- Thorough teaching and discussion of basketball fundamentals
- Official NIKE Camp T-Shirt
- NIKE Camp workbook and other NIKE prizes
Cameron Dollar is in his fifth season as head coach at Seattle University. In just a short span of time, he has shown why many college basketball writers consider him one of the rising stars in the coaching industry.Read Full Bio
Though Dollar led the team through a tough first season in the WAC during the 2012-2013 season, several key returning players showed improvement under his coaching. Redshirt freshman Deshaun Sunderhaus became a consistent post defender, and redshirt junior Clarence Trent led the team in scoring. Along with the yearly battle against Washington, Dollar's former team, the Redhawks also competed against non-conference schools such as Stanford and Virginia.
Dollar took a squad of several newcomers through the 2011-12 season, competing with powerhouse programs such as Virginia and Washington. The team got rolling midway through the season, winning nine of its last 12 contests, including eight in a row at KeyArena. Thanks in part to Dollar's coaching, Aaron Broussard established himself as one of the best players in program history, finishing his career 13th on the school's all-time scoring list. Cervante Burrell improved significantly during his three seasons playing under Dollar, and Eric Wallace made an important contribution to the team's success after transferring in from DePaul for his senior season.
Seattle U picked up 11 victories during the 2010-11 season, including the team's second straight victory over Oregon State and a road victory at ACC school Virginia. The Redhawks also played a tight game at Pac-10 school Stanford and put up its best performance against Washington since starting the reclassification process in front of over 11,000 fans at KeyArena. With Dollar at the helm, Seattle U was invited to participate in the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer, opening the season at the University of Maryland. The Redhawks were also chosen for the ESPN BracketBuster series of games, defeating Northern Illinois on the road.
Using an up-tempo style with aggressive defense, Dollar led Seattle U to a 17-14 record in 2009-10, making the Redhawks the first team to post a winning record playing a full Division I schedule in its first year as a Division I counter. The team started to gain national recognition after a 77-74 victory at Utah, and then made history later in the year with a 99-48 win at Oregon State, the worst home loss ever for the Beavers. Dollar and his squad also defended Elgin Baylor Court at KeyArena during its first year of existance, finishing with a 10-3 record at home, including exciting victories over Fresno State, Weber State, and UC Irvine. Seattle U won eight of its last nine games, posting last-second road wins at Portland State and at San Jose State in the process.
He served seven years as an asssistant coach at the University of Washington before coming to Seattle U. As the top assistant for Lorenzo Romar at Washington, he helped the Huskies win their first Pac-10 outright regular season championship since 1953 in the 2008-09 season. Washington advanced to the semifinals of the Pac-10 Tournament and to the second round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament.
He played a major role in the spectacular 2005 and 2006 seasons that were among the finest in UW history. Dollar's contributions come both on the court, where he provides a wealth of coaching knowledge and experience, and on the recruiting trail. He helped recruit back-to-back classes that were ranked among the best in the nation.
In 2006, Dollar helped guide Washington to a 26-7 record. The Huskies made back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances for the first time ever. He was pivotal in the Huskies' run to their first Pac-10 Tournament championship in 2005 and first ever No. 1 seed into the NCAA Tournament. UW finished with a 29-6 record, tying the school record for wins in a season.
In 2004, the Huskies advanced to the championship game of the Pac-10 Tournament and competed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1999. UW swept all three meetings with highly ranked Arizona and capped the regular season with a win over No. 1 and undefeated Stanford.
Prior to his arrival at UW, Dollar served three years as an assistant coach on Romar's Saint Louis University staff. He helped the Billikens to a three-year record of 51-44 (.537), including a 2000 Conference USA Tournament championship that secured the league's automatic NCAA berth.
Dollar began his coaching career as an assistant on the staff of head coach Pat Douglass at UC Irvine in 1997.
He became the nation's youngest head coach in 1998 when, at age 22, he took the reins of the Southern California College program in Costa Mesa, Calif. The Vanguards, who returned just six players from the previous season, posted an 11-22 record in Dollar's only season, but recorded wins over NAIA Top 25 teams Westmont and Azusa Pacific.
After a three-month stay as a part-time assistant at the University of Georgia in 1999, Dollar left to join the Saint Louis coaching staff on a full-time basis.
As a player, Dollar lettered four seasons at UCLA before graduating in 1997. He has chosen to remain in Seattle, the site of the Bruins' 1995 NCAA Championship victory. UCLA defeated Arkansas 89-78 at the Kingdome.
A four-year letterman at UCLA from 1994-97, Dollar achieved national recognition in 1995 as a pivotal player in UCLA's NCAA championship season when he took over for injured starter Tyus Edney in the title game. In Dollar's final three collegiate seasons, the Bruins won the NCAA title and reached the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. Dollar averaged 5.0 points and 3.7 assists per game during his four-year career.
He was recruited to UCLA by then-Bruins assistant Lorenzo Romar and was reunited with his coach in 1999 when Romar added Dollar to his staff at Saint Louis University.
Dollar is a native of Atlanta, where his father, Don, was the long-time coach at Clarkston High School and is now serving as one of his assistant coaches at Seattle U. Cameron and his wife, Maureen, live in Seattle. They have three children: Jalen (born April 26, 2005), Giselle (born Feb. 12, 2007), and Jason (born Dec. 23, 2008).
Mike Jones enters his fourth year as the Director of Men's Basketball Operations at Seattle University.
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Jones joined the Seattle University men's basketball staff after serving as the Assistant Athletic Director (2006-2009) and head men's basketball coach (2004-2006) at Pasadena City College. In the 2004-2005 season, Jones directed the PCC men's basketball team to an exciting run in winning the Santa Ana Holiday Tournament, beating a top-ranked Mt. San Antonio College squad for the tourney title.
Previously, Jones was an assistant men’s basketball coach Pasadena City College in the 2002-2003 season, after serving a similar role from 1994-97. From 1999-2002, Jones worked as an assistant coach for the PCC women's basketball program. The women's basketball team won a South Coast Conference title in 1999-2000.
In 1998-99, Jones was a top assistant under head coach Cameron Dollar for NAIA Southern California College men's basketball program. From 1985-89, he served as an assistant coach at Pasadena High School. Early in his assistant coaching career, Jones was on the staff for the 1978-79 and ‘80-81 Los Angeles City champion Manual Arts High basketball teams. Jones was also an assistant basketball coach at Salesian HS in East Los Angeles during the 1979 -80 season.
Jones earned a business degree and two master's degrees: one in Physical Education and the other in Organizational Management at Azusa Pacific University.
Jones and his wife, Jenelle, formerly resided in Altadena, Calif. He is the father of three adult children: Idris, Ozier, and Saran.
Donald Dollar, a long-time successful high school coach in Georgia, begins his fifth season as an assistant coach for the Seattle University men's basketball program alongside his son Cameron.
Dollar is in his 49th season (35 years as head coach) teaching and/or coaching. As a head coach in Georgia, his teams won over 660 games, ranking near the top of the list of Georgia boys high school basketball coaches. He earned three state championships, 16 regional titles, 11 appearances in the state semifinals, and eight chances at the state title. Over 35 players who played for Dollar have gone on to play at the Division I or Division II level, with four players reaching the ranks of professional basketball.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College in 1962, Donald Dollar began his coaching career at J.P. Carr High School, posting a 28-12 record over two seasons. He moved on to Eva Thomas High School, winning two state championships and averaging 24 wins per season from 1964 through 1971.
The majority of Dollar’s success came at Douglass High School, where in 22 seasons he led the boys’ varsity basketball team to 14 state tournaments, 11 regional titles, seven appearances in the state semifinals, five state title games, and the 1984 Georgia state championship.
After stints at Carver High School and Clarkston High School, Dollar became an assistant coach at his alma mater, helping Morehouse College win four conference regular season titles, three appearances in the conference tournament final, and two berths to the NCAA Tournament. For two seasons before coming to Seattle U, Dollar served as an assistant coach at the University of West Georgia.
Dollar was one of the top instructors and clinicians at the B/c Basketball Camp held in Georgia, Texas, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. He coached the Georgia AAU All-Stars against the Soviet Union National Team from 1989 to 1991. He was the head coach of the Georgia entry in the Boston Shootout and Director of the Big “D” All-Stars Basketball Camp. Dollar was the founder and director of the Metro Atlanta Summer Basketball League and the prestigious Peach State Holiday Basketball Classic.
Darren Talley begins his fifth year as an assistant coach at Seattle University.
He assisted head coach Cameron Dollar in putting together a team that posted a 17-14 record in their first year with the program, the first school to post a winning record in its first year as a Division I counter playing a full Division I schedule.
Before coing to Seattle U, Talley served five years on the men’s basketball staff at the University of Washington, the last four as the team’s Director of Video Operations. During his five years at Washington, Talley was a part of three NCAA tournament appearances including back-to-back Sweet 16’s in 2006-2007. He also contributed to the Huskies’ first regular season outright Pac-10 championship (2008-09) since 1953.
Talley’s primary responsibilities at Washington included breaking down tape of opponents for scouting, practice and game film for player development, coordinating film exchange with opponents and managing the taping of games, practices and individual sessions. Talley also played an integral role in coordinating daily practice management.
For four straight summers Talley was the director of the Lorenzo Romar Team Shootout, which under his direction grew into the largest in its history. Talley also assisted in the planning and execution of all other Lorenzo Romar summer basketball camps.
In the summer of 2006 Talley served with Head Coach Lorenzo Romar on the USA basketball staff that won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas U18 Championships, a team that included future NBA standouts Spencer Hawes, Jaryd Bayless, Michael Beasley and Johnny Flynn.
While working at Washington, Talley earned Masters of Sports and Exercise Leadership from Seattle Pacific University in 2005. From 2002-2004 Talley served as an assistant coach at Bishop Blanchet High School in Seattle. Talley graduated from Chapman University in 2002 with a degree in Psychology.
Darren and his wife Janet, both natives of Bellingham, WA, reside in the Seattle area. They have one daughter, Jada, born February 14, 2008, and one son, Jackson, born February 13, 2011.
Amadou "Pape" Koundoul
Amadou "Pape" Koundoul will begin his second season as an assistant coach of the Redhawks. During his first year, he helped coach the team through their first season in the Western Athletic Conference.
Koundoul was an assistant coach under Ron Everhart at Duquesne University during the 2011-12 season, working with the low post players, putting together the team's offensive strategy, and helping with the program's recruiting efforts. The Dukes were 16-15 last year, including victories over Akron, Penn State, George Mason, and Dayton.
Koundoul also served as an assistant coach at UC Irvine (2010-11) and Centenary College of Louisiana (2009-10). He had been a head coach at Summit College Prep (2007-08) and an assistant coach at Stoneridge Prep (2006-07), both located in Simi Valley, Calif. In 2008-09, Koundoul was a French and physical education instructor as well as a basketball coach at Saint Stanislaus College in Bay St. Louis, Miss.
As a player, Koundoul began at Vincennes University in Indiana, helping the squad to a 25-2 record in 2000-01, before moving on to Highland Community College, where he was part of a conference championship team in 2001-02. He joined Rollie Massimino's Cleveland State squad for the 2004-05 campaign, earning his bachelor's degree in communications from Cleveland State in May 2005 before beginning his coaching career as a graduate assistant at his alma mater in 2005-06.
During the summer of 2012, Koundoul returned to his native Senegal to help the national basketball team. He was the captain of Team Africa during the 2002 Global Games held in Dallas, Texas.
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 Stretching/Warm-Up
- 9:10 Ball-Handling
- 9:25 Shooting Work (foot alignment, shoulder alignment, balance, selection, technique)
- 10:45 Defensive Work (stance, movement, communication, desire)
- 11:25 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
- 12:00 Lunch (players bring own lunch)
- 12:45 Free Shoot
- 1:00 Stretching/Warm-Up
- 1:10 Ball-Handling
- 1:25 Guest Speaker/lecture
- 1:50 Offensive & Defensive Fundamentals
- 3:00 League/Tournament Games
- 4:50 Ending Speech and Recognition
- 5:00 Dismissal
Session I: Monday, June 23 at 8:45 AM
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.