Nike Cal Volleyball Camps

Nike Cal Volleyball Camps
Nike Cal Volleyball Camps

Join Coach Feller and his talented staff for an outstanding volleyball experience at UC Berkeley this summer.

With multiple programs to choose from, you are sure to find the camp to fit your needs. All sessions are divided by skill level on the first day. Training sessions boast an 8-to-1 campers to coach ratio to ensure each player receives individual instruction and attention. The youth and intermediate day programs are designed to provide a solid foundation for all aspects of the game. The advanced camp is designed for high school aged players with 3 years of club or high school experience. 

Cal also offers beach camps, please visit the link below for more information.

Nike Cal Beach Volleyball Camps

Camps are open to any and all entrants and only restricted by age and gender.

Highlights Include

  • Excellent training facilities
  • Six hours of daily instruction
  • 1:8 coach to camper ratio
  • Players grouped by ability then age
  • Personal evaluations from your coach
  • Nike Volleyball camp T-shirt
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Rich Feller
Camp Director

Rich Feller

Rich Feller enters his 17th season with the Golden Bearsas undoubtedly the most successful women's volleyball coach in California history.

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Since he first stepped on campus in 1999, Feller has been able to craft the Bears into a Pac-10 contender and a national powerhouse. The facts speak for themselves - a school-record 11 consecutive postseason appearances, seven 20-win seasons in the past nine years, six NCAA round of 16 appearances, 13 different All-America selections and an appearance in the 2007 and 2010 NCAA semifinals.

Feller directed the Bears to the NCAA Tournament for the 11th year in a row in 2012 despite dealing with a deluge of injuries. Cal lost two starters to season-ending injuries before the campaign ever started and had to contend with an assortment of other ailments throughout the year. Still, the Bears notched victories over top-10 opponents Oregon and Hawaii and got back to the postseason once again.

Feller was named AVCA National Coach of the Year in 2010 after leading the Bears to their first-ever appearance in the NCAA title match. Cal won its first-ever share of the Pac-10 Conference title and produced two first-team All-Americans in the same season for the first time in school history.

Feller also put the Bears at the top of college volleyball when the 2011 squad was ranked No. 1 in the country for four weeks. The Bears were ranked in the top-10 all season and finished with an overall record of 26-7.

Feller was also the Volleyball Magazine National Coach of the Year in 2010, as well as 2007. Under his guidance, seven different Bears have produced 13 AVCA All-America certificates, including Cal's first Pac-10 Player of the Year, outside hitter Hana Cutura in 2009 and the program's first AVCA National Player of the Year, Carli Lloyd in 2010.

Beyond taking the Bears to the postseason, Feller has generated excitement in the local volleyball community. Cal's Haas Pavilion was one of four host sites for the NCAA regional semifinals in 2012 and has also hosted NCAA first and second round matches in 2003, 2004, 2008 and 2009. His players are closely connected to the community through their commitment to camps and clinics offered throughout the year. During the summer of 2008, Feller coordinated the hosting of the USA Women's Indoor Volleyball team and a scrimmage for the public in its final week before departing for the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

Before arriving at Berkeley, Feller was an assistant coach for the United States Women's National Volleyball Team from 1997-98. Prior to his stint with team USA, he was a highly successful head coach at Colorado State. In his 14 years directing the Rams, Feller compiled a 299-167 (.642) record with eight NCAA tournament appearances, two conference titles, 12 top-25 final rankings and several All-America, all-conference and all-academic athletes. In Feller's first season at Colorado State in 1983, he led his team to a 26-12 record, a top-20 ranking and a NCAA tournament appearance for the first time in school history. In 1987, Feller was named AVCA Regional Coach of the Year.

From 1980-83, Feller was the top assistant to Taras Liskevych (USA Olympic coach from 1985-96 and current Oregon State head coach) at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, helping the Tigers to second, fourth and fifth-place national finishes in his three years with the program.

Growing up in Palo Alto, Feller already had ties to the Bay Area before arriving at Cal in 1999. His father, David, earned his Ph.D. at Cal and his mother, Bernice, was a Cal undergraduate.

"The opportunity to coach at Cal and to have the challenge of competing in the Pac-10 Conference was a dream come true," said Feller. "Any coach who is involved in college volleyball would relish the chance to coach in the Pac-10 and to come to Cal. Working at Cal is one of the best jobs in the nation."

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Jennifer Dorr
Co-Director

Jennifer Dorr

Jennifer Dorr, a former award-winning standout setter at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, enters her fourth season as an assistant coach for the Golden Bears. For the past two seasons, Dorr has directed the program's summer camps, overseeing and promoting the camps which draw about 400 players each summer. 

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Promoted to assistant coach in January of 2011, she was originally hired as Cal's Director of Operations on Feb. 5, 2009. In that role, she was responsible for planning team travel and maintaining the program's budget while serving as the team liaison with the academic, financial aid, and business offices. Dorr has also served as a co-head coach for the Golden Bear Volleyball Club 14-1 squad from 2009-10.

In April of both 2010 and 2011, Dorr worked the Junior National Team and High Performance Tryouts. Dorr was instrumental in the USA A2 team tryout in February 2011 as part of the statistical analysis team. Additionally, she served as an assistant coach and technical coordinator for the USA Junior National Team in July 2010 for the NORCECA Championships in Tijuana, Mexico, where the US team won Gold.

Prior to arriving at Cal, Dorr served as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech for the 2007 and 2008 seasons. Working primarily as the offensive coordinator, she helped guide the Yellow Jackets to back-to-back 20-win seasons with a 21-10 record in 2008. Dorr was responsible for developing scouting reports and game-day offensive play sets as well as the technical development of outside hitters and middle blockers.

In addition to her coaching duties at Georgia Tech, Dorr provided direction as a recruiter, travel coordinator, and as an assistant camp director. During her tenure, her efforts helped the Yellow Jacket program raise over $12,000 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation as a part of Dig for the Cure breast cancer initiative.

Dorr arrived at Georgia Tech by way of Texas A&M, where she was the director of volleyball operations from 2005-06. During her time in College Station, Texas, she also worked as the tournament director for the 2005 NCAA College Station Regional and other home tournaments for the Aggies.

While living in College Station, Dorr served as the head coach of the Brazos Valley Volleyball Club from 2005-06 and led her squad to a 27-2 record over two seasons. Her coaching experience extends further as she held a post as head coach for the Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club in Lake Forest, Calif. where she guided the team to a 32-3 record from 2004-05.

In 1999, Dorr was the starting setter for the Rainbow Wahine as a freshman where she earned All-Western Athletic Conference second-team honors. She helped lead Hawai'i to a 29-2 record, an NCAA regional semifinal appearance and a No. 8 final AVCA ranking in her first season. In her four-year career, Dorr took the Rainbow Wahine to two NCAA national semifinal appearances, two No. 3 rankings, and a 123-12 record. She earned All-WAC second team honors three times and finished her career ranked fourth all-time for Hawai'i with 3,540 assists. Dorr was selected to the WAC All-Academic team in each of her four years with the Rainbow Wahine.

Dorr's first collegiate match was a 3-0 (15-8, 15-7, 15-5) win against Cal on Sept. 1, 1999, at the Recreational Sports Facility in Berkeley, Calif. She had 33 assists to go along with 12 digs and three kills on five attacks. The match was also the first at Cal for head coach Rich Feller.

Dorr graduated from Hawai'i with a degree in business administration in marketing in 2003. She then worked as a sales and marketing executive for KHNL and K5 Television in Honolulu before leaving the islands to play professional volleyball in the fall of 2004 with Brandenburg VCO in Berlin, Germany.

Dorr resides in San Francisco, Calif. with her husband, John, a former All-American swimmer at Cal.

Camp Details

Youth Camp

The Youth Skills Camp is a full-day camp designed for beginner to intermediate players who are entering grades 3-9 in the Fall of 2016. Campers will receive instruction on all volleyball skills - Attacking, Setting, Passing, Defense, Serving, and Blocking in a variety of individual, small group and team settings.

Intermediate/All Skills Camp

The Intermediate/All Skills Camp is a full-day camp designed for intermediate players who are entering grades 5-10 in the Fall of 2016. Campers will receive instruction on all volleyball skills - Attacking, Setting, Passing, Defense, Serving, and Blocking in a variety of individual, small group and team settings.

Advanced Camp

The Advanced Skills camp is designed for advanced players looking to receive technical and tactical instruction and feedback to improve their skill set in all areas of the game. The camp incorporates fundamental skill instruction in combination with advanced training techniques, specific positional training, and match preparation sessions. Sessions are designed to run like the Cal college practices.  Players are asked to have three years of club or high school playing experience and be entering grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2016.

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2016 SESSION INFORMATION

Day Camps
Youth: July 6-8 (Wednesday-Friday)
Intermediate I: July 11-14 (Monday-Thursday)
Intermediate II: July 21-23 (Thursday-Saturday)

Check-in: Campers arrive at 8:00AM on the first day of camp
Check-out:  4:00pm each day
Camp runs from 9am-4pm daily. Lunch is not provided. Campers should bring a sack lunch with them each day. Pizza is sold each day for $2 a slice.

Overnight Camp
Advanced: July 17-20
Overnight and commuter options available

  • Check-in: 2:00-4:00pm at Unit 3 Dorms
  • Volleyball instruction begins at 5:00pm.  Dinner will be the first meal.
  • Check-out: Graduation is at 11:30am on the last day at Haas Pavilion.
  • Extended Day Camper Schedule: Sunday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Monday & Tuesday 8:45am-9:00pm, Wednesday 8:45am-12:00pm

INSTRUCTION

Ratio: 1:8
Players Grouped by: skill then age
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Facility: Haas Pavilion
Equipment Needed: kneepads, water bottle, lunch & snacks, shoes, athletic clothes - shorts/tees

DAY CAMP SCHEDULE

8:45AM             Arrive & Check-in
9:00-12:00       Camp Session
12:00                Lunch
1:00-4:00         Camp Session
4:00                  Pick up

Camper Reviews

Camper '15

  • 5/5.
Well organized

Cal Nike camp was an excellent camp for all levels.  All the camper's energy was high and coaches instructed them with enthusiasm and passion. Well organized by staff and great location! 

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Parent of a camper '15

  • 5/5.
Great coaches

Experienced and relatable coaches, intense competition, wonderful people, and tons of reps. incredible experience, would recommend to any volleyball player looking to interact with new players and coaches and get lots of practice over the summer.

Parent of a camper '15

  • 4/5.
Fun experience

They remember the campers, create a fun experience, are super positive and teach the kids where they are skill wise. I have been so impressed with how my child is remembered year after year.

Parent of a camper '15

  • 4/5.
Liked the drills and scrimmages

Excellent combination of skills/drills, and scrimmage/play to apply the skills/drills. Coaches are very knowledgeable, and know how to impart their knowledge.

Camper '14

  • 5/5.
Go if you want to improve

This camp is very fun but challenging. You definitely sweat a lot and learn a lot as you go. The coaches are super nice but they know how to give good advice for the whole team as well as one on one. You should go to this camp if you want to improve or keep your skills up.

Camper '14

  • 5/5.
Can't wait to do it again

I had such a great time at the Cal Berkeley camp, I can't wait to do it again next summer. I'm so happy I learned to hit, set & block better and I really feel I have a better understanding of the game. I can't wait to try my new skills out on the court back at school:) I was really inspired by the Berkeley team coaches. I've always felt a little awkward cuz of my height ( I'm tall for my age), it was really awesome to see how tall the real players are and how athletic and strong they are. Thank you for the fun experience!

Camper '14

  • 4/5.
Loved the Coaches

Personally, the coaches are one of my favorite parts when I go to camp. I've never had coaches who care about you so much and want you to improve. They take so much time to instruct us on everything.

Parent of a camper '14

  • 4/5.
Great camp

They have excellent coaches and instruction. They create a sense of camaraderie amongst the players and they care for each student individually. They are always available to answer questions for me as a parent if I have any and they are very easy to reach if I need to contact them immediately.

Camp Dates & Prices

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