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The NIKE Track and Field Camp at Stanford University is called the “Camp of Champions” for good reason - Stanford enjoys international recognition for its ability to turn talented young athletes into world-class performers. Instruction is given by Stanford Coaches & Staff.

The Camp of Champions offers athletes the rare opportunity to experience firsthand the life of a Stanford student-athlete.  The program is designed for athletes with the desire and special aptitude to become more competitive in their event.  It is challenging and intense, helping the young athlete grow mentally and physically tougher for competition and training.

Highlights Include

  • Nike Running Camp T-shirt
  • Back to back Track and Field & Cross Country Camp
  • Knowledgeable and inspiring guest speakers
  • Event specific training
  • Nike Running Camp certificate
  • Education in the latest training techniques and sports sciences
  • Post-camp goal setting and training

Cobb Track and Angel Field is host to thousands of athletes each year. World, American, collegiate and high school records have all been set on this amazing facility. The Track has hosted the USA National Championships, USA Junior Nationals, and is home to the prestigious Stanford Invitational. During each training session, campers select an event of their choice for specialization.  Each group is assigned an experienced event coach, for specialized training and individual attention.  

Campers are also welcomed to do the Stanford Cross Country Camp. Click Here for more information.   

*  Our camps are open to any and all entrants.  Ages: 12-18
*  Any athlete who has sufficient preparatory education to be academically eligible to enter college in the fall following the camp date will not be permitted to attend the camp.
*  Drugs, alcohol and smoking are strictly prohibited and constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from camp.

If you are a currently registered camper and need to pay your balance, update your information or upload your dental and health insurance inforation, please follow this link:  https://campsself.active.com/StanfordTrackandFieldCrossCountry

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Chris Miltenberg

Coach Miltenberg, the Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track and Field and Cross Country welcomes all athletes to the 2014 Stanford Track and Field and Cross Country Camps of Champions!  As a second year director of the Stanford Track and Cross Country programs, Coach Miltenberg brings a wealth of experience to The Farm including having coached 39 All-Americans, multiple NCAA champions, as well as having been named the 2011 Coaches’ Association Women’s National Coach of the Year.

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Along with a newly assembled and highly regarded coaching staff, Coach Miltenberg is excited to continue putting forth two of the best summer camp opportunities in the nation for high school aged athletes.  As a student-athlete Coach Miltenberg himself was a two-time All-American and looks forward to continuing to build on the strong tradition of Stanford Track & Field and Cross Country.

Coach

Michelle Eisenreich

Eisenreich begins her second season as associate head coach and will coach the throwers at Stanford. She comes from Brown University where she was the Director of Track and Field/Cross Country for the Bears. Overall, she was at Brown for 12 seasons, including two as the director.

Eisenreich built the Brown throwers into one of the top squads in the nation as her throwers earned 51 All-Ivy honors, 30 Ivy titles, and eight school records. She had 15 NCAA individual regional championships, six NCAA qualifiers, three All-Americans and an NCAA Champion.

Eisenreich began her coaching career at Purdue as a graduate assistant, coaching multi-event athletes, vaulters and throwers for the women's team. While there, she also directed the Purdue Area Track Club for athletes ages 5 to 17. After finishing her graduate degree, Eisenreich moved on to Colgate for two years. She coached athletes to school records in five throwing events, while also coaching the jumpers and serving as the recruiting coordinator.

Assistant Coach

Jody Stewart

Jody Stewart begins his second season as an assistant coach for track and field responsible for the sprints and hurdles. Stewart comes to Stanford from Georgetown where he took over as the sprints, hurdles and jumps coach in 2011.  In 2012, Stewart coached a pair of Georgetown sprinters to the U.S. Olympic Trials, a first in school history. Stewart spent three seasons at Georgetown and was responsible for a resurgence in Hoya sprinting. After two seasons assisting with the sprints, hurdles and jumps, Stewart took over those event groups in August of 2011.

Prior to his arrival at Georgetown, Stewart spent two seasons as the sprints, hurdles, and jumps coach at Bowling Green State University. While at Bowling Green, Stewart recruited one of the top sprint classes in the Mid-American Conference, coached four top-10 all-time school performances and developed multiple Mid-American Conference scorers. Stewart began his coaching career at his alma mater Ashland University, where he worked with the sprints, hurdles and jump groups. During that time, he coached an NCAA Division II hurdle All-American, three conference champions, and multiple all-conference athletes and relay teams.

Assistant Coach

Michael Eskind

Eskind comes to Stanford from University of Virginia, where he served in the same role for four seasons. He coached Cavaliers to four Atlantic Coast Conference individual championships, four school records, and five NCAA meet appearances. Among them was Marcus Robinson, who set an ACC indoor triple jump record and became Virginia's first All-American in the men's jumps in 35 years.

Eskind also has worked with two of the top female triple jumpers in the country for the past six years, each winning U.S. Olympic Trials championships: Shani Marks in 2008 and Amanda Smock in 2012.

Eskind was an assistant at Boston University for two seasons, designing training plans for athletes in the sprints, vertical jumps, throws, and multi-events.

Assistant Coach

Mary Jo Pruitt

Pruitt, an All-American at UC Davis, joined the Stanford cross country/track and field programs in 2006 as the director of operations. In that role she organized the Stanford Invitational cross country and track meets, as well as the Payton Jordan Invitational and any postseason meets Stanford hosted.

Over the past year, she worked in the compliance office with an emphasis on recruiting, while also working with the Stanford cross country and track and field camps.

Pruitt, formerly Mary Jo Alexander, was an All-American in the 4x100 meter relay and an NCAA qualifier in the 400 hurdles, and was part of the Aggies' 4x400 team. Pruitt graduated from UC Davis in 2004 with bachelor's degrees in exercise science and psychology, and earned her master's in sport management at the University of San Francisco.

Assistant Coach

Joe Wagstaffe

Joe Wagstaffe begins his third season as the Director of Operations for Stanford Track and Field. His day-to-day responsibilities include but are not limited to: budget management, cross country and track and field meet director, and team travel coordinator.

Wagstaffe came to Stanford after a two-year stint as the National Team manager for the United States Field Hockey Association. Here, he handled the day-to-day operations of two Olympic-level programs.

Wagstaffe also has experience with the United State Olympic Committee as a coordinator of operations where he met the day-to-day needs of Olympic level athletes.

A 2005 graduate of Wisconsin-Madison, Wagstaffe also has a master's degree in Sports Management from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Staff

Camp Counselors

Our staff is drawn from current and former Stanford student-athletes as well as accomplished Bay Area high school and collegiate coaches!

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2014 Camp Information

Campers can choose from all disciplines: throw (shot put,hammer, discus, javelin) sprints, hurdles, middle distance (including steeplechase), and jumps (high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault). Note: For liabiltiy reasons, pole vaulters must bring their own poles.

Throughout the week training and instruction are provided in breakout sessions taught by NIKE sponsored guest athletes and coaches. Topics include a variety of subjects related to college and elite track and field training such as racing, motivation, nutrition and team bonding. A representative from the Stanford admissions office attends one session dedicated to the college recruiting process, offering valuable advice to campers.

During each training session, campers select an event of their choice for specialization. Each group is assigned an experienced event coach for specialized training and individual attention.

To learn more about the Stanford Track and Field Collegiate Program, visit their website CLICK HERE!

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:00am Breakfast
  • 9:30am Event Groups & Stations
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Guest Speaker
  • 2:30pm Event Groups or Stations
  • 5:00pm Swim/Games
  • 6:00pm Discussion Panels
  • 7:00pm Dinner
  • 8:15pm Free Time/Nike Bus/Movie
  • 10:30pm Lights out!

SESSION INFORMATION

Check-in: 3:00-5:00PM at Kimball Hall.  Address is 673 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305.
Check-out: 8:00-10:00am at Kimball Hall.

24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Running Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.

INSTRUCTION

Ratio: 1:10
Runners grouped by: ability and event.
Facility: Stanford track & campus.

HOUSING

Dorm: Kimball Hall
Campers Per Room:  2
Roommates:  If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so no later than 10 days before the start of camp. After that, the request can't be guaranteed.
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: not provided
Air Conditioning:  no
Key Deposit: Not required.  If you lose your key, you will be responsible for a $135 charge.
Suggested spending money: $40.
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times.

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION

Nike Running Camps does not provide transportation to/from camp from airport, train stations or bus depots.  If you fly into camp, we recommend that you fly into San Francisco or San Jose Airports.
For ground transportation, we recommend using the companies below. Call or click to receive a quote for transportation.

California Airport Transportation at (831) 477-7000.
The charge is about $75 each way and includes gratuity.
http://californiaairportshuttleinc.com

SuperShuttle:  415.558.8500 
www.supershuttle.com           

South & East Bay Shuttle          
800.548.4664 or 408.225.4444   
www.southandeastbayairportshuttle.com

Read camper reviews

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Renewed focus

My son has attended many training sessions but none has ignited such a fire as his attendance at the recent Stanford Track & Field Skills Camp has a renewed focus and more now than ever he's determined to compete at the next level and his sites are set on Summer Olympics 2016! Thanks Nike! 

Camper

  • 5/5.
Great experience

This camp offers you great experiences and you get to know how student-athlete is lives at Stanford and you get a competitive level in all the ways

Camper

  • 5/5.
Amazing facilities

Every time I spoke with family at home, I only used the word "awesome".  Coming from a small private school in Perth, West Australia, the opportunity to learn from international coaches, experience the enormity of an American university, and the amazing facilities was a dream come true. I would love to come back and experience it again, did not want to leave. Thank you for the opportunity.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Individualized attention

I was very pleased that the actual instruction came from the track coaches in each event and the coaches were available for individual questions and advice. My daughter was thrilled with the experience.   

Camper

  • 5/5.
Life-changing camp

This is a life-changing camp and provides life-changing opportunities for kids that attend.  It is a fun and amazing experience - This was my first year at this camp, but I know that I will happily await my return next year and years to come.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Amazing experience

Stanford "Camp of Champions" Track & Field has been an amazing experience for me and I can't wait to go back. Others should definitely try it out too! 

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Solid training

This camp was an amazing experience for my daughter.  It opened her eyes to the world of collegiate level running and field events.  She realizes the value of solid training, and intends to pursue track and field at the collegiate level.  

Camper

  • 5/5.
Improve skills

This camp is great! I specialize in the hurdles and got some great tips to improve from the coaches, and also improved some of my side events immensely! I went from a 4'8" high jump to 5' 5" I went from a 35" triple jump to 39" .The housing, the counselors, the free food, and the campers are great and I can't wait to return next year!  

Camper

  • 5/5.
Will definitely come back

This camp is amazing. I am a second year veteran of this camp, and I will definitely come back. There are so many amazing opportunities here at the Stanford Camp of Champions, not only to learn but to excel and improve in your event. All of the counselors are student athletes at Stanford, and the coaches are just amazing. It is so cool to be apart of something like this and to have the opportunity to talk to the head coaches of STANFORD and all these other wonderful people. The workouts are very good and you will acquire all sorts of new ideas and information. I highly recommend this camp for anybody, it is very worthwhile. 

Camper

  • 5/5.
Helped each athlete improve

The instructors at the camp were focused on making sure that each athlete--advanced or beginner-- were attended to and given attention. They made sure to help each athlete improve even more than when they were when he/she attended camp. The sessions were intense but extremely helpful and overall the camp was very fun! I made a lot of friends and got to explore the beautiful campus that is Stanford University.

Camper

  • 5/5.
Unforgettable experience

Coming from Australia for the experience was one I will never forget and was definitely worthwhile. Experiencing what college life was like and receiving some intense training from ex-athletes and qualified coaches was one of the highlights. Recommend for anyone to do of any skill level. 

Camper

  • 5/5.
Great experience

The camp had Olympic and Stanford coaches, along with Olympians and high-level collegiate athletes.  The camp was a great 5 day experience.

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Focused coaches

My son has been to other track camps where there was more standing around than running or jumping.  The coaches at the Nike camp were interested in coaching and seeing improvement.  So if your child is very interested in track and field, this is the place for him/her!  

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Camp of Champions!

"The Nike Camp of Champions provides excellent training and instruction from some of the best collegiate athletes in the country, while providing crucial information about college running and the life of an athlete."

Parent of Camper

  • 5/5.
Challenging Experience

"This camp is for the runner that wants to challenge himself/herself. As a parent I appreciated the many discussions, which included one about college selection through the lens of the student-athlete." 

Past Camper

  • 4/5.
Highest level of improvement!

"Stanford Track Camp is a great place to learn and further improve your ability in the sport even at the highest levels." 

Camper, Mikey V.

  • 5/5.
Inspiring Staff & Camp!

"This camp gave me a future to look forward to and a staff of inspiring people to look up to. There really isn't an experience like this out there for people passionate about this sport."

Past Camper

  • 5/5.
Helps Achieve Goals

"These camps offer athletes of all ability levels the opportunity to receive the help, encouragement, and instruction they need to help them achieve their goals."

Camper

  • 5/5.
Meets Anyone's Needs

"Whether you want to go to improve from a high level in one specific area, or in many different areas or if you want to try something new, this camp provides a great, competative yet also helpful and open-minded environment to do so."

Parent of a Camper

  • 4/5.
Hone Skills

"Nike Track & Field Camps are a great addition to any training program. Held at some of the top universities in the country, it's a great way for athletes to hone their skills and learn about the university experience."

Camper

  • 4/5.
Learn Something New!

"Everyone gets phenomenal training in their specific events, as well as in proper ways to warm up and train. Also, everyone has the opportunity to learn a brand new event!"

Parent of a Camper

  • 5/5.
Great Experience!

"This camp was an excellent choice for my son. His training was intense and he came home telling us about the informative seminars. The university experience was especially the highlight, very safe!!"

Camper

  • 5/5.
Recommend this Camp to all Runners!

"This camp has helped me determine the kind of track and field I will be participating in. The coaches were helpful and pushed me to my full ability and I appreciated that. I would recommend this camp to all runners who are serious in track and field and want to have an enjoyable time!"

Parent of a Camper

  • 5/5.
Invaluable perspective

The Nike track and field camp program was geared at the right level for the high school athlete. The college athlete instructors provided an invaluable perspective about college and athletics. Lastly, the friendships and connections made with other athletes from across the country made for a memorable experience.  I highly recommend this camp, It is truly worthwhile.

Past Camper

  • 5/5.
Formed great friendships

This camp was such a wonderful experience! The groups are split up according to ability which is great. I got to meet many people from all over who had the same interests as I do! I formed great friendships and can't wait to come back!!

Parent of a Camper

  • 5/5.
Knowledgeable and personable coaches

We were very pleased with the Stanford track camp. The instruction was very high level--the coaches were extremely knowledgeable and personable. It was a very positive experience for my 14-yr old daughter to be surrounded by other campers from all around the world who share her passion for track and field, and also strive for a high level of performance. I hear the food is also quite excellent, which is a relief since the athletes need the support of a healthy and nourishing diet. It was her first time at the camp as a day camper, and she wants to attend next year with a friend as an overnight camper.

Parent of a Camper

  • 5/5.
Good clean fun

One of the best camps my daughter ever went to. She met incredible, focused individuals and also had good, clean fun. Great timing for a girl going to high school to see that you choose the path you take in life. Kudos to Nike!

Past Camper

  • 5/5.
Best in the nation

I felt like I learned a lot, the weather was amazing and the dorms/food/campus was phenomenal, and the coaching staff is from all over the country and are the best in the nation.

Past Camper

  • 5/5.
Great instructors

The camp was organized, they had great instructors, and the program was set at the appropriate level for high school. The outgoing, positive student athletes were fun to hang out with and provided perspectives about being a college athlete that was invaluable.

Nike Track & Field Camp of Champions Stanford University

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Stanford, California 94305


1-800-645-3226

Nike Track & Field Camp of Champions Stanford University
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