Clarkson University Nike Volleyball Camp Potsdam, New York
Coach Dulfer and his enthusiastic staff create an outstanding environment for campers of all ability levels to improve their skills and have fun.
This camp is open to girls ages 10-18 of all ability levels. Here you’ll master the volleyball fundamentals, develop propermechanics, and gain valuable game play experience.
- Training under the country’s best coaches
- Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
- Six hours of daily instruction
- Coach to camper ratio is 1:10
- Players grouped by age and ability level
- Personal evaluations from your coach
- Nike Volleyball camp T-shirt
Clarkson University is located in Potsdam, a great college town in upstate New York, about 100 miles from Montreal, Canada and a 2 ½ hour drive from Syracuse.Meet your coaching staff
Johan Dulfer is the Clarkson University Volleyball program’s eighth coach in its 36-year history. Coach Dulfer is the 2007 and 2010 Liberty League coach of the year. On Dulfer’s watch, the Golden Knights have advanced to the Liberty League Conference championship match in each of the last 3 years.
In 2009, the Knights won their first-ever conference title after defeating Vassar 3-1, and Clarkson also secured its first-ever NCAA berth in the program’s 34 year history. The Knights returned to the NCAA tournament in 2010 and moved into the second round. In 2011, Dulfer guided the team to the regular season Liberty League championship, followed by another NCAA second round appearance. This time, Clarkson received another honor as the University was asked to host the first rounds of the field of 64. Over the past 6 seasons, Dulfer has coached 3 Conference Rookies of the Year, 1 Conference Player of the Year, 4 All Americans and an academic All American.
Camp Code: VOGRCC
The NIKE Volleyball camp at Clarkson University provides campers with top quality instruction plus:
Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
Extended Day campers (9am-9pm - except on ﬁrst and last day): Lunch and dinner are provided.
24-hour supervision is an important feature of every NIKE Volleyball Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
Volleyballs: NIKE Volleyballs may be purchased when you register for camp for an additional $25. Volleyballs must be paid for at the time of registration. Campers do not need to bring a ball to camp and purchasing one is optional.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Check-in: between 2:00pm-3:00pm on Thursday August 1st
Check-out: Graduation is at 3:30pm on Sunday August 4th
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: volleyball shoes, knee pads and a water bottle
Facility: Alumni Gym
Campers Per Room: 2
Bathrooms: On each floor
Linens: Not provided. Bring linens, blanket or sleeping bag, pillow,pillowcase and towel
Air Conditioning: NO - Campers encouraged to bring a fan
Key Deposit: $60 - Bring a check made out to US Sports
Spending Money: $20
Medical Facility: 2 athletic trainers are on-site and a doctor is on-call for emergencies
Closest Airport: Ottawa International Airport
Adirondack Trailways Bus Line
Market Square Mall
Potsdam, NY 13676
Fare and Schedule Information:
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 Wake-up, shower
- 7:45 Breakfast
- 9:00 Stretching/conditioning
- 9:15 Practice: pass/set/hit drills
- 10:30 Defense and serving drills
- 12:00 Lunch, rest
- 1:30 Spiking demonstration
- 1:45 Review: pass/set/serve
- 2:30 Practice: emergency recovery
- 4:30 Free time, rest
- 5:30 Dinner
- 6:30 Practice: games/scrimmages
- 9:00 Films/video highlights
- 10:00 Campers to rooms
- 10:30 Lights out