Nike Volleyball Camp at Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia
Under the guidance of Head Coach Chris Riley and his exceptional staff, campers improve their skills and increase their confidence for their upcoming season. Coach Riley promises to be an exciting and energetic director.
The All Skills program is open to players of all ability levels and ages 10-18. Here you’ll master the fundamentals, develop proper mechanics, and gain valuable game play experience.
The High Potential program is recommended for high school varsity players (entering sophomore, junior or senior year) with a commitment to the sport and the ability and motivation to play at the college level.
The Position Specialty program is designed for players who want to specialize in the Setter, Hitter or Libero (Defensive Specialist) position. Campers must select just one position to specialize and train in during camp. They will receive intensive instruction on technique and proper form for this position during the camp session.
- Six hours of daily instruction
- Instructor:camper ratio - 1:10
- Personal, take-home skills evaluation
- Evening activities
- Official NIKE Volleyball Camps T-shirt
Virginia Tech is located in the heart of the New River Valley, about 30 minutes southwest of Roanoke.Meet your coaching staff
Virginia Tech head volleyball coach Chris Riley recently wrapped up another strong season in his eighth year at the helm. Riley led the Hokies to their sixth consecutive winning season and their seventh under his direction.Read Full Bio
The 2012 season marked the fifth consecutive season that Riley has had at least one Hokie earn AVCA All-Region recognition. This was also the fifth straight year at least one player was named to the All-ACC team. Three individuals also finished the season ranked among the top 65 in hitting percentage. As a squad, Riley’s team finished the year as the No. 33 team in the country in hitting percentage at .251.
Known for its home court advantage in Cassell Coliseum, Tech put together an 8-5 record in 2012, including an exciting three-set win over NCAA Tournament participant and top-25 team Miami. Tech also swept in-state rival Virginia in both matches this season.
Since taking over the Virginia Tech program in 2006, Riley has taken the Hokies from a Division 1 RPI ranking of 125th to a consistent finish in the top-65 the past three seasons, including a high finish of 36th in 2010.
2014 CAMP INFORMATION
The NIKE Volleyball camp at Virginia Tech provides campers with top quality instruction plus:
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.
Check-out at 4:00pm on July 6th
Check-out at 12:00pm on July 13th
Players Grouped by: ability level, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: Players should supply their own kneepads and have at least one pair of well broken-in volleyball (court) shoes.
Facility: Virgina Tech Volleyball Courts
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: no, fan recommended
Key Deposit: $100 – Bring a check made out to US Sports
Spending Money: $40
Medical Facility: athletic trainers are on-site and a doctor is on-call for emergencies
Transportation: Not provided. Links to the Smartway Shuttle & the Blacksburg Transit (BT) System. Fee's and schedules are located on the websites: www.smartwaybus.com & www.btransit.org. Get off the Smartway bus at the Squires Student Center stop. Walk half a block past the library and alumni center (big old house) to Kent Street to get to the BT bus that will take you by Cassell Coliseum (Ramble Road bus). Transportation from the Roanoke Regional Airport can be arranged through Executive Town car and Limo Service: (540) 366-4644.
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 room
- 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