Nike Softball Camp Lock Haven University

Nike Softball Camp Lock Haven University
Nike Softball Camp Lock Haven University

Nike Softball Camps will be moving its Pennsylvania location to Lock Haven University! This camp gives you the kind of focused, intensive training essential for improvement - no matter what your ability level. Our goal is that each camper will leave camp with new friends and feeling more confident about their softball game!

Come train with the Lock Haven softball coaching staff and receive superior instruction to improve your fielding, hitting and base-running skills! 

Highlights Include

  • 8:1 camper to instructor ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play and more
  • Official NIKE Camp T-Shirt
  • Great NIKE prizes
  • NIKE Softball Camp Graduation Certificate

Dates & Prices

Camp Details

Camp Code: SBGRPA
 
Check In:
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – All campers
Check in takes place TBD.  (Extended Day Campers will depart that evening at 9 p.m.)
 
Check Out:
Graduation will be at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the softball field.


More Details
US Sports Camps combines with Nike and USA/ASA Softball to offer the Nike Softball Camps sponsored by USA Softball.
 
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men's, Women's, Junior Boys' and Junior Girls' National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions.

Facilities

Lock Haven Softball Team Highlights

• 10 straight post-season play-off berths
• 2 national Championships (2006, 2009)
• 2 national Runner-up Finishes (1988, 2007)
• 5 All-Americans in last 12  years
• 20 plus Atlantic Regional Selections in 11 years
• 25 plus All-PSAC Selections in 11 years
• 2 Time Honda Award Winner
• 4 PSAC Pitcher of The Year Awards in 11 years
• 4 PSAC Athlete of the Year Awards in 11 years
• 1 PSAC Rookie of the Year Award
• Last three seasons Team GPA over 3.0
• 17 NFCA Academic All-Americans in last three years

Lock Haven University

Lock Haven University is located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in the scenic mountains of central Pennsylvania, a few minutes off I-80 (exit 178). The historic town of Lock Haven boasts a vital downtown with tree-lined streets and beautiful Victorian homes in a safe and quiet environment. Lock Haven is less than an hour from State College and Williamsport and four hours from New York, Philadelphia, Washington, and Pittsburgh.

Lawrence Field

The Nike Softball Campers will train on the Eagle's home turf, Lawrence Field. Lawrence Field was dedicated in 1953, named after former Lock Haven football player S. Dave (Whitey) Lawrence. A former field for football and field hockey, Lawrence Field is now the home of Lock Haven softball.

LHU’s home field also boasts batting cages, bullpens and a press box positioned just behind home plate.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 a.m. Wake Up/Shower
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 9:00 a.m. Extended Day Campers Arrive
  • 9:15 a.m. Offensive Station Training
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Defensive Station and Position Training
  • 3:30 p.m. Live Hitting/Games
  • 5:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 7:00 p.m. Evening Activity
  • 8:30 p.m. Fitness Center Open/Free Time
  • 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart
  • 10:00 p.m. Campers to Rooms
  • 11:00 p.m. Lights Out

Meet Camp Coaches

Kelly Shannon
Camp Director

Kelly Shannon

Kelly Shannon begins her fourth season as head coach of the Lock Haven University softball program. The 2012 team made a huge late-season run into the post-season led by Shannon.  After going, 11-5 in PSAC Central play and claiming the regular season title, Lock Haven advance to the title game of the Atlantic Region Championships. Shannon coached numerous players-of-the-week...

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Prior to Mansfield she held assistant coaching duties at Division I Bucknell University from 2000 through 2002, focusing her energies on the Bison pitching staff and supervising the team weight training and conditioning efforts. While at Bucknell, she also aided in recruiting, scouting, fundraising and other daily and weekly on and off-the field coaching duties.

A 2000 graduate of Mansfield University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Shannon was a two-time NFCA Division II Mid-Atlantic All-Region selection and a 2000 Second Team All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division selection. The Mansfield University Spring 2000 Athlete of the Year and 2000 Woman of the Year, Shannon still holds the Mountaineer career (366) and season (125) strikeout records.

Also an outstanding student, she earned NFCA Academic All-America honors twice and was a four-time PSAC Scholar-Athlete. Shannon and her husband Steve have two children, Kimberly and Colin.

Coaching Record
Year        Overall Record        PSAC Record
2012        30-20                        11-5 PSAC Central
2011        26-14                        10-5 PSAC Central
2010        22-21                          6-10 PSAC Central

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Danielle Fraser
Coach

Danielle Fraser

Danielle Fraser enters her fourth season as assistant coach for the Lock Haven University softball program. Fraser assists in all facets of the program including recruiting. Between...

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Danielle Fraser enters her fourth season as assistant coach for the Lock Haven University softball program.

Fraser assists in all facets of the program including recruiting.

Between 2007 and 2009, Fraser was an assistant coach at NCAA Division III Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa.

Fraser was a member and captain of the Lady Eagles 2006 National Championship team. During her playing days, Fraser played in 141 games and was a two-time All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) First Team selection at first base. During that ’06 campaign, Fraser hit .391, which is the 10th best single season average in school history.

Fraser graduated in 2006 from Lock Haven University with a degree in Health and Physical Education.

Camper Reviews

Parent

  • 5/5.
Creative Drills

"My daughter came home from camp telling us about all these new drills she learned. These drills were creative and helped her learn  the correct techniques. We will definitely be sending her back to this camp next year."

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Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
NIKE Camp was Amazing!

"The NIKE camp was AMAZING! The camp far exceeded our expectations and I will recommend several of the conditioning drills to my Varsity coach so my High School team can benefit from them as well. ABSOLUTELY AMAZING EXPERIENCE!"

Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
I Hope to Go Back Every Year

"The camp was very well-planned out and had a good program. The times to wakeup eat and play were reasonable and the instructors knew exactly what they were doing and taught the campers in an easy-to-understand way. I hope to go back every year!"

Parent

  • 5/5.
Taught My Daughter More Softball & Being A Young Lady

"I cannot put into words the experience my daughter gained from going to the camp. She not only learned skills in softball but how to be a better young lady. The morals and values the staff brought to the camp were extraordinary. We looked at sending her to another camp and decided on the NIKE Camp for convenience and I am so glad we did. She was going to be a day camper but when we got there she saw some friends and we were able to change her to be an overnight camper. I will highly recommend this camp to anyone who is interested in gaining skills and personal growth. We look forward to next year!!"

Extended Day Camper

  • 5/5.
See You Next Year!

"I had a great experience, I changed after the first day from a day camper to extended day. I didn't want to miss any instructional time. I plan on attending next year and I hope to bring some more players too!"

Camp Dates & Prices

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