Davenport University Nike Volleyball Camps Grand Rapids, Michigan
The Nike Volleyball Camp at Davenport University is located in Grand Rapids, MI, just 2.5 hours from Detroit.
Session I: The All Skills program is open to players of all ability levels ages, 10-18. Here you’ll master the fundamentals, develop proper mechanics and gain valuable game play experience.
Session II: The Advanced program is recommended for high school varsity and club players ages 14-18 with a commitment to the sport and the ability and motivation to play at the college level.
- 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
Megan Lenhart is in her third season as the Head Coach of the Women's Volleyball Program in 2012. The former Megan Garner is a 2004 graduate of Cornerstone University where she played four years for the Golden Eagles as a defensive specialist. While at CU, she earned her degree in Secondary Education while earning defensive MVP honors twice on the volleyball team.
Over the past two seasons on the DU sideline, Megan has led the Panthers to a fifth and third place finish in the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) and Lenhart's 2011 squad set a school record with 22 winsRead Full Bio
One year after graduating from Cornerstone, Lenhart began her collegiate coaching career as an assistant at Taylor University under Head Coach Brittany Smith. Megan was part of a coaching staff for the Trojans that took them from just over a .500 record in her first season to eventual MCC Champions in 2007 as they ended with an overall record of 32-11.
Since leaving Taylor, Megan moved back to Michigan where she has since continued her role as Club Director at FaR Out Volleyball Club. Under her direction at FaR Out, the club won the state's first ever National Championship in AAU volleyball and has taken many teams to the National Tournament.
Camp Code: VOGRDU
The NIKE Volleyball camp at Davenport 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.
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: Volleyball shoes, knee pads and a water bottle
Facility: Davenport Student Activity Center and Field House
Linens: Not provided - bring linens or sleeping bag, pilliow, pillowcase and towel
Air Conditioning: No
Key Deposit: Davenport does not require a deposit, but there is a $50 fee if key is lost.
Spending Money: $10-$20
Medical Facility: Doctor on call, Trainer on site
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