Nike Boys Basketball Camp William Jessup University Rocklin, California
US Sports Camps and Nike Basketball Camps are excited to once again present another year of Nike Boys Basketball Camp at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA. Head Men's Basketball Coach, Lance Van Vogt and his staff will direct a week of camp running from July 7-10, 2014.
Our Nike Basketball Camp offers a challenging and fun week of Complete Skills camp for boys looking to improve their skills this summer! The camp will focus on all aspects of being a complete basketball player: dribbling, shooting, passing, defending, rebounding, communicating, and most importantly, hustling!
- Talented staff of coaches experienced in teaching basketball fundamentals
- Wide range of skill development drills
- In-depth analysis of each player's conditioning and footwork
- Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
- Official NIKE Camp T-shirt
- NIKE Camp workbook and other NIKE prizes
Located on the beautiful campus of William Jessup University, about 20 miles from downtown Sacramento, this sports complex is host to some of the top mens and womens sports programs in the area, an excellent facility in which to fine-tune your basketball skills.Meet your coaching staff
Lance Von Vogt
Lance Von Vogt begins his first season as the Warrior’s head men’s basketball coach.
The Daytona Beach Shores, Florida native comes to the Warriors after three highly successful seasons as the head men basketball coach and assistant athletic director at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, Washington. The Pirates have posted a 65-25 overall record, while going 34-12 in the North Division of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) over the last three years.Read Full Bio
In his first season at the helm of the Pirates, Von Vogt led Peninsula College to their first NWAACC Championship in forty-one years. Von Vogt was honored as the NWAACC Coach of the Year as the Pirates went 22-7. Heading into his second year, the Pirates started out the year ranked #1 in the NWAACC and earned their first national ranking in school history. The Pirates finished 25-6 overall and 13-3 in conference before falling in the final four of the NWAACC tournament. Last season, the Pirates finished the season 18-12. In three seasons, Von Vogt has coached one NWAACC MVP, four All-NWAACC, six All-North Division and five All-Academic players. In addition to coaching, he served as the athletic development coordinator for the Pirate Athletic Association.
Prior to his arrival at Peninsula, Von Vogt spent the previous four seasons as the lead assistant men's basketball coach and recruiting coordinator at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Arizona. During his time at AWC, he helped guide the Matadors to three Arizona Community College Athletic Conference championships and two NJCAA Region XVIII championships as they went 103-24 over Von Vogt’s four-year tenure. Von Vogt recruited and developed four All-Americans, seven All-Region and ten All-Conference players.
Before arriving at AWC in 2006, he was the assistant at Eastern Kentucky University where the Division I Colonels placed fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference. Prior to that, he was the head coach at Oxford College of Emory University, where he led the Eagles to a pair of playoff appearances. His three years are the three most successful seasons in the history of the program earning two playoff appearances which were the first in the program’s history. In his third season, Oxford College of Emory University recorded a school-record 22 wins, regional and inter-regional championships and a spot in the NJCAA Top 10, which earned Von Vogt the 2004-05 Region Coach of the Year honors.
Von Vogt's first coaching experience came under the legendary coach Lefty Driesell. Von Vogt served as the director of basketball operations at Georgia State under Driesell from 2000 through 2002. During that time, the Panthers earned a trip to the 2001 NCAA Tournament and advanced to the second round with a win over Wisconsin. Georgia State followed with it’s first-ever trip to the NIT in 2002. Von Vogt also worked as a graduate assistant for Georgia Tech for two seasons.
Von Vogt earned a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from Georgia State and a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida.
Coach George Hernandez is entering his 2nd season as an assistant coach for the WJU men's basketball program. He has over 12 years of coaching experience at the high school,Junior College and NAIA college basketball level.Read Full Bio
Hernandez played his high school career at Tokay High School where he was a standout player and was 1st team all-league area player and team captain his junior and senior year. George played one year at the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, CA before transferring to Cabrillo College in Aptos; CA. Hernandez was named to the all conference team. At the age of 22 due to injuries George began his coaching career at Bear creek High school in Stockton, CA for two years as a junior varsity assistant and a head junior varsity coach. He also coached at his alma mater Tokay High as the junior varsity head coach before entering the collegiate level as an assistant coach for Napa Valley College.
After one year coaching at Napa Valley College, Hernandez was offered an assistant coaching position in his hometown of Stockton, CA at San Joaquin Delta Community College. He spent seven years as an assistant coach and three of those years were coaching under Sacramento State University Head Coach Brian Katz. While at Delta College, he helped the team to three Big Eight championships and a California State Junior College final four appearance. During his first season at William Jessup University he helped the warriors win the Cal Pac Conference Championship title. Hernandez in his career has coached over 100 players that went on to play Division 1, Division 2, NAIA and proffessionaly over seas while coaching at the California community college level and NAIA.
Hernandez has Directed and worked many basketball camps throughout the state of California since 2001 such as Basketball hoop Jones Camps, Dick Edwards Basketball Camps and UniversalHoops Basketball Camps. Hernandez brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the game of basketball that will motivate players to succeed in the developement of their game and sportsmanship.
Camp Code: BKBRWJ
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 Extended Day Campers arrive; stretching and conditioning
- 9:15 Instructional stations
- 10:30 Lecture
- 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
- 5:00 Free time
- 5:30 Dinner
- 6:30 Back to gym, league games
- 8:00 Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights Out
Boys Session closing ceremony: Thursday, July 10th at 3:30PM. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately following at 4PM.
Overnight campers will stay in the dorms on campus
Two campers per room
Campers must bring their own linens
Our coaching staff will also stay in the dorms and supervise campers
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.