NIKE Softball Camp at California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, California
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.
A new location for 2013, Cal Lutheran is a premier location for a NIKE Softball Camp.The great weather, coaching and excellent facilities will make this camp a favorite for many young athletes.
- 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
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.Read Full Bio
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.
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).
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.
Whichever program you do decide on, each Nike Softball Camp staff member is ready to work with you and provide the best possible softball experience while you train and strive to be a better softball player.
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
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.
Between 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. on Thursday