Nike Boys Basketball Camp Findlay College Prep Henderson, Nevada
US Sports Camps and Nike Sports Camps are proud to welcome back Findlay Prep to our family of basketball camps for this summer. Coach Todd Simon and his staff will direct camp from June 10 - June 14, 2013.
Findlay College Prep is part of the Henderson International School, just minutes from the world famous Las Vegas strip. Camp is led by Findlay Prep Head Coach Todd Simon and his staff this summer.
- 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
Nestled on a spacious multi-million dollar state-of-the-art campus, campers will participate in a variety of challenging and fun drills and competition throughout the week. Fundamental skill development is the core of our teaching and will therefore be stressed and emphasized for the duration of the camp.Meet your coaching staff
Todd Simon begins his first season as the Head Coach of Findlay Prep. Simon joined the inaugural Findlay College Prep staff as an assistant coach and resident director for the student-athletes in 2006. While at Findlay, the team has had 30 international student-athletes from 19 different countries as well as 6 McDonald’s All-Americans, 6 Jordan Brand All-Americans, and 6 Parade All-Americans. As Associate Head Coach, The Pilots were 157-8 in the last five seasons, with a 2009 undefeated consensus National Championship, the 2010 ESPN National High School Invitational Championship, and the 2012 ESPN National High School Invitational Championship.Read Full Bio
Simon came to Findlay College Prep from UNLV, where he spent two seasons as an aide to coach Lon Kruger with involvement in video scouting, as well as camp and recruiting organization. Prior to joining the Runnin' Rebel Staff, Simon gained experience at Pepperdine University under head coach Paul Westphal and his staff. He started his career as the head junior varsity boy's basketball coach at Harrison High School in Harrison, Michigan. In 2006, Simon worked as a member of the support staff for Team USA during their training in Las Vegas, Nevada where he gained experience working with the highest-level players and coaches in the world. He has also been a veteran of summer camps around the country. Simon has also worked Michael Jordan's Flight School in Las Vegas and Giants of Africa Big Man Camp in Lagos, Nigeria.
Previous to his time at Pepperdine, Simon worked for Beverly Hills based Fingerprint Communications specializing in publicity, events, marketing, branding and talent relations for their celebrity clientele. Simon graduated from Fowler High School in Fowler, Michigan. He was recruited out of high school to attend Central Michigan University on a full academic scholarship as one of their Centralis Scholar Awardees. Simon graduated from CMU's Honors program Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in B.A. with majors in Sport Studies and Management Information Systems. He received his M.E. in Sport Education Leadership from UNLV in 2010 and will continue to pursue his doctoral degree. Simon and his wife, Kati, have a son Rece born in February of 2011 and are expecting their second child.
Coach Simon succeeds Coach Michael Peck who accepted a position with the Portland Trailblazers as an assistant coach and the Head Coach of their D-League affiliate the Idaho Stampede.
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 Camp meeting, discuss agenda for the day - Stretching/warm up
- 9:15 Offensive/defensive skill stations
- 10:30 Lecture/technique demonstrations
- 11:00 Games/contests/shooting
- 12:00 Lunch/extra work
- 1:00 Offensive sets discussion/guest speaker/staff lecture
- 2:00 Games
- 2:50 Concluding words
- 3:00 Departure
Session check-in: Monday, June 10th at 8:30AM
Session closing ceremony: Friday, June 14th at 11:30PM. Departure at 12PM
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.