Nike Volleyball Camp at Soka University Aliso Viejo, California
Nike Volleyball Camps is proud to offer an overnight camp in Southern California at Soka University.
Soka University offers the finest facilities, staff, and a superior instructional method that will bring your game to another level!
This program is available to players of all ability levels. Here, you'll master the fundamentals, develop proper mechanics and gain valuable game play experience. Every aspect of the game is covered, giving you a solid foundation to build upon after camp.
- 10:1 staff to camper ratio
- Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
- Six hours of daily instruction
- Personal evaluations from your coach
- Evening activities
- Nike Volleyball camp T-shirt
Soka University is located in Orange County, 15 minutes from Laguna Beach. The beautiful campus offers three indoor courts as well as an ourdoor sand court.Meet your coaching staff
Valinda has a true love for coaching and playing volleyball. As a walk on at the University of Wyoming she earned a full ride scholarship, captained her team for two years and was a three time All Conference selection 1984,85, 87 in the WAC (Western Athletic Conference). College was just the beginning, she moved to Southern California to pursue more volleyball, playing on an Elite, Club team that toured and competed with the Canadian National team for three years.
Beach volleyball was a logical move for Valinda, living on the coast. She was nominated Rookie of the year in 1992 in her first year playing Professional Beach Volleyball on the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals). She built on that to play 13 years Professionally, with mostly top 10 finishes! She won the Jose Cuervo Championship in 1992, 93 and 2005, winning the Motherlode (largest tournament in the world) 1992, 93, 97. Winning many FIVB international title's in Korea and Mexico,
Valinda was Misty May's very first partner on the beach! May was a 3 time Olympic gold medalist in beach volleyball.
Valinda has a passion for coaching indoor and beach volleyball. She coach 4 years of club volleyball at Newport Beach Volleyball Club, and has coached beach camps and clinics year around for 20 years.She specializes in preparing many athletes, physically and mentally for tryouts and high level volleyball competition.
Living in Huntington Beach, Valinda is happily married to Mark Roche and has 2 son's, Blaze and Tanner.
2013 CAMP INFORMATION (2014 coming soon)
The NIKE Volleyball camp at Soka 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 the first and last day): Lunch and dinner are provided.
Day campers (9am-5pm- except on the first and last day): Lunch is not provided. Campers are to bring a sack lunch or they may purchase a $30 meal card for lunch on campus.
Volleyballs: Baden 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-out: Graduation takes place at 12:00pm at the gym on the last day.
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Dorm: 2 per room in two bedroom suites
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: By request
Bathrooms: One per suite
Linens: Not provided. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase and a towel
Air Conditioning: Yes
Key Deposit: $25, check should be made out to "Ross Duncan"
Spending Money: $30-$40 per week
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:00 Breakfast
- 9:30 Conditioning
- 10:30 Training session
- 12:30 Lunch
- 1:30 Training session
- 3:00 Rest
- 4:00 Training session
- 5:00 Video analysis
- 7:00 Dinner
- 8:00 Evening activities
- 10:00 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 campsRead camper reviews