Nike Softball Camp Rainbow Sports Complex Modesto, California
Nike Softball Camps is proud to once again have Debbie Nelson directing camp at the Rainbow Sports Complex. Nelson emphasizes hard work and the importance of being a team player. She provides each camper with new softball skills and the inspiration and self confidence to continue improving after camp.
Director Debbie Nelson is recognized as one of the top private teaching instructors in the business and is the owner of All American Sports Academy in Tracy, CA. The Academy was established in 1997 and has trained over 400 all league, all conference and all star student athletes.
- 8:1 camper to instructor ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play and more
- Official NIKE Camp T-Shirt
- NIKE Camp Prizes
- NIKE Softball Camp Graduation Certificate
- SPARQ Training Program (Speed, Agility, Quickness)
Rainbow Fields is a privately owned sports complex located in the central valley of California, in the city of Modesto. The facility offers four lighted softball fields with 300 foot fences and two un-lighted youth fields. There is also a 6,000 sq. ft. air conditioned clubhouse, Indoor snack bar with TV's, video games, and table seating along with a large children's playground area. Rainbow Fields is located at 3800 Claribel Rd, in the northeast corner of Modesto, at the corner of Claribel Road and Claus Road.
Coach Nelson's training and coaching experience (over 24 years) began in Sacramento. After spending one year at St Francis High School where the team finished as CIF Champions, she spent the next six years at Sacramento State University.
As the Assistant and Head Coach for the Sacramento State Hornets, coach Nelson's team competed in Regional and College World Series competitions. Coach Nelson also spent four years as the Head coach for the San Jose State Spartans. During Debbie's 10 years of coaching at the college level she has produced talented and top ranked teams as well as All Conference, All State, and NCAA All Americans players. Debbie also coached an 18 and under USA Team in Europe in 2001 which won the Silver Medal that year. Debbie has been a Director for the US Sports Nike Softball Camp since 1996. In 2004, Debbie joined the National Pro Fastpitch league as an assistant coach for the California Sunbirds.
As a college player, Debbie achieved All Region, All State, and NCAA All American honors while earning her Bachelors degree at Sacramento State University. Debbie enjoys coaching and teaching athletes at all levels. Debbie loves to see the self-esteem, confidence and competitive skills her students athletes achieve through participation in sports!
Thursday - Camp ends each day at 3:00 P.M. Closing ceremony is 2:45 P.M. on the last day.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:45 a.m. Check in, warm-up/throwing mechanics/fielding
- 9:15 a.m. Group Training Drills/Contests
- 10:30 a.m. Circuit Training/Position Stategy
- 11:30 a.m. Lunch
- 12:30 p.m. Warm Up/Running Drills and Contests
- 1:45 p.m. Offensive and Skill Station Circuit Training
- 2:15 p.m. Team Organization
- 3:00 p.m. Campers Depart