Nike Boys Basketball Camp William Jessup University Rocklin, California
US Sports Camps is excited to once again present another year of Nike Boys Basketball Camp at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA. Camp will run from July 8-11, 2013.
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!
- 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 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
Coach Bussell is in his nineth season as a coach for the WJU men's basketball program. He has over 19 years of career experience as a collegiate and high school athletic administrator/director, coach & recruiter working with NAIA DII, NCAA DIII and NCAA DII men's basketball programs.Read Full Bio
Bussell is an active member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Bussell took over the Warriors in December of 2012 and was named the 2013 California Pacifc Conference Coach of the Year as the Warriors won the 2013 California Pacific Conference. He led the Warriors to ten wins out of their last thirteen games.
A native of Orangevale, CA, he was a standout player at Casa Roble High School and was all-league honorable mention and a team captain his junior and senior year. Bussell played one year at Columbia College in Sonora, CA, where the Claim Jumpers advanced to the State Championships Final 8. At the age of 19, Jeff began his coaching career at his alma mater high school. He spent four seasons serving as an assistant junior varsity, assistant varsity, and head freshman coach.
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 11th at 3:30PM. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately following at 4PM.
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.