Nike Softball Camp                   California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, California

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Join NIKE Softball Camps at Cal Lutheran University this summer! Come refine your skills and get better, immersed in a week of softball. Throughout this softball camp campers work on hitting, fielding, base running, and team play with the goal of taking their game to the next level.

Cal Lutheran is a premier location for a NIKE Softball Camp.The great weather, coaching and excellent facilities make this camp a favorite for many young athletes.

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

Located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Cal Lutheran's main 225-acre Thousand Oaks campus is complemented by two satellite locations in nearby Woodland Hills and Oxnard. Together, they are home to a dynamic liberal arts and science programs, with more than 2,700 undergraduate and 1,400 graduate students.

Campers will train at Hutton Field, home to the Regals softball team. This field is fully groomed, has home and away bullpens, covered dugouts, and a batting cage. 

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

LeeAnn Taylor

Entering her 8th season as the Head Softball Coach at San Diego City College and entering her 15th in the 2012 season at the collegiate level, LeeAnn was named "Pacific Coast Conference Coach of the Year" in both 2006 and 2007 after leading her team to the 2007 Conference Championship.

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An assistant coach at Cal State Northridge in 2003 & 2004, LeeAnn helped lead CSUN to consecutive NCAA regional play-off appearances. LeeAnn was the Assistant Softball Coach at Point Loma Nazarene University from 1998-2002 and was honored to be a part of the 2002 NAIA National Coaching Staff of the Year. During those five years, PLNU qualified for consecutive post-season play and made two trips to the College World Series, finishing runner-up in 2002.

LeeAnn is a native San Diegan who attended San Diego Mesa College and was named an All-State Second Baseman her freshmen year earning a full scholarship to Cal State Northridge and as a junior was on the team that finished National Runner-Up.

Coach

Cheryl Schaefer

Joining LeeAnn on staff will be Cheryl Schaefer. Cheryl joins the San Diego City Staff after serving as Head Coach at Point Loma which recently dropped their top-ranked softball program. Following a stellar playing career, Schaefer joined the PLNU coaching staff in 2004 and served as associate head coach for the last two seasons. During those six years, the Sea Lions have compiled a 271-86 overall record (.759 winning percentage) and qualified for the NAIA National Championship Tournament each season. PLNU was national runner up in 2007 and finished third at nationals on two occasions (2006, 2008). Schaefer has also helped mentor 28 All-GSAC players and 13 All-Americans.

Schaefer (then Bolding) was a dominating player for PLNU from 2000-03. She was a three-time first-team All-American, a three-time GSAC Player of the Year (2001-03) and a two-time NAIA Player of the Year (2001, 2002).She still ranks in the NAIA top-10 in numerous offensive categories and her name is in the PLNU university career and single season record book in 17 places. She was inducted into the PLNU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.

In addition to her collegiate career, Schaefer played for Arizona Heat, a professional softball franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League, for two years (2004-05).

Learn more about Nike Softball Camp                   California Lutheran University
Camp Code: SBGRCL

Extended Day Camp
Includes all softball and night activities, dinner on Monday, lunch and dinner Tuesday/Wednesday. Extended day campers will be picked up at 9:00pm.
 
Overnight Camp
Includes all softball and and night activities, all meals from dinner on Monday to breakfast on Thursday, and double room occupancy in the dorms.
 
Registration Packet
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.
 
Check In
Between 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Note: All Extended Day and Day Campers stay until 9:00 p.m on the first day for the first session, orientation and dinner.
 
Check Out
12:00 p.m. on Thursday

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 a.m. Wake Up/Shower
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 9:00 a.m. Arrival All Campers/Softball Drills/Practice
  • 11:00 a.m. Rest/Free Time
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Chalk Talks/Team Defense and Offensive Situation Drills
  • 5:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:00 p.m. Rest/Free Time
  • 7:00 p.m. Games/Evening Activities
  • 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart
  • 10:00 p.m. Campers to their rooms/Lights Out
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.

Read camper reviews

Day Camper

  • 5/5.
My Confidence & Swing Are Better Than Ever!

"I want to say THANK YOU to both Coach LeeAnn and Cheryl for improving my swing! After attending their camp, my swing has become more consistent and my confidence is better than ever. My tryouts went so well that I secured a spot on the 18U team, after playing 14U last year. Thank you so much! I know I wouldn't have been able to accomplish that, had it not been for the training with you guys this summer. I can't wait to come back next year!"

Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
The NIKE Softball Camp gave my daughter a passion for life!

"This was our daughter's first Nike camp experience and we can't begin to tell you how pleased we are and how much she enjoyed herself. We had a two and a half drive home in which her camp experience was the conversation all the way home. Her first practice with her team after camp showed a noticeable improvement. It wasn't just an improvement of skills, but of attitude, a passion and desire to "Be That Girl". I think this has given her something that will grow with her in life as her life's motto. She can't wait for her next camp experience. Thank you for an amazing staff and the readiness you all showed to teach our young the love of a game that translates into a passion for life!"

Parent

  • 5/5.
Coach Taylor's Positive Energy, Leadership, Strength, and Character are an Inspiration to our Daughters

"My daughter, learned a lot from the NIKE Softball Camp Director, LeeAnn Taylor and her coaches - not just softball skills, but life skills and how to think like a winner. I can't tell you how much I appreciate it.

Coach Taylor's positive energy, leadership, strength, and character are an inspiration to our daughters and to us parents, too. I hope she goes on coaching for a long time. She makes this world a better, brighter place. We appreciate her and all she does! Hope to see you next summer!"

Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
The 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!"

Nike Softball Camp                   California Lutheran University

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Nike Softball Camp                   California Lutheran University
  • 5/5.
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Camp Schedule & Fees

CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY   Jul. 7 - Jul. 10, 2014 Register

Programs: General Skills

Age Group: 8 - 18 Gender: Girls

Extended 9:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M.: $440.00 Availability: Open
Overnight: $540.00 Availability: Open

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.

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