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
In his seven years at Clarkson, Johan Dulfer has transformed the Golden Knights into a regional powerhouse with four consecutive NCAA appearances, including a New York Regional Championship in 2012 that pushed the Green and Gold to the NCAA Volleyball Championships' Elite 8. Coach Dulfer is the 2007 and 2010 Liberty League coach of the year. Under the guidance of Dulfer, the Knights have claimed two Liberty League Tournament Championships and a regular-season league title in the past four seasons and have won 116 matches in that span.
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.
2014 CAMP INFORMATION
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: Molten Volleyballs may be purchased when you register for camp for an additional $15. 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 July 31st
Check-out: Graduation is at 3:30pm on Sunday August 3rd
Parents are invited to attend the last session, which starts at 1:30pm.
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: No deposit, but a $60 replacement fee will be charged if key is not returned.
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
Team Discount: If eight or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $30 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount. Discount does not apply to team only camps.Read camper reviews