Nike Girls Basketball Camp St. Michael’s Academy Austin, Texas
Join Nike Basketball Camps this summer in Austin, Texas for our girls complete skills camp at St. Michael's Catholic Academy in Austin, Texas. Coach Darrel Smith, founder of the Austin Wildcats Basketball Program and Varsity Girl's Coach at St. Michael's, will once again direct this challenging and fun week of basketball camp from June 23-27, 2014.
Young players enthusiastic about basketball and ready to take their game to the next level will benefit greatly from this complete skills camp. Each day will be filled with a variety of drills, skill stations, and full court games that will help players improve and develop their basketball skills. Emphasis will be placed on offensive moves, defensive technique, footwork, shooting, ball handling, team play and more.
Campers can expect to work hard at this camp and will come out stronger overall players. Players of all abilities are encouraged to attend and will receive personal instruction. Coach Smith and his qualified coaching staff are eager to help players reach their goals. This camp will challenge players and push them to succeed all in a fun and engaging atmosphere.
- Emphasis on individual skill development
- Personalized instruction from the area's top coaches and players
- Fun daily schedule packed with skill stations, games, and full court games
- Official Nike Camp T-Shirt
- Nike Camp Workbook and a handwritten evaluation for each camper
- PowerBars and other great prizes!
St. Michael's Catholic Academy is a co-ed Catholic high school located just outside of downtown Austin.Meet your coaching staff
Darrel Smith is the Head Girl's Varsity Coach at St. Michael's Academy and the Founder and President of the Austin Wildcats Basketball Organization.Read Full Bio
The Austin Wildcat Basketball program is designed to instruct participants on how to play basketball by improving fundamental skills and game knowledge. This is a preparatory program with emphasis on practice, hard work and dedication. Coach Smith will incorporate this philosophy at camp this summer.
Smith is also the Tournament Director for Prime Time Sports Austin Area Events and the Co-Director for the Austin Tournament For Hope-Benefitting Austing Seton Breast Cancer
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
- 9:15 Full-Court Drills
- 9:45 Offensive/Defensive Rotations
- 11:00 Lecture/Technique Demonstrations
- 12:00 Lunch - Games
- 1:00 Games; 3 on 3, 4 on 4, and 5 on 5
- 2:45 Closing Words and Wrap-up
- 3:00 Departure