Nike Volleyball Camp at Seattle University Seattle, Washington
Join Head Coach James Finley at Seattle University for an outstanding Nike Volleyball Camp experience.
The Advanced program is recommended for high school varsity and club players with a commitment to the sport and the ability and motivation to play at the college level. This intense and challenging program stresses position play, advanced team techniques and physical conditioning.
All Skills Overnight Camp:
The All Skills programs are open to girls of any ability level. You'll master the fundamentals, develop proper mechanics and gain valuable game play experience.
This camp is designed to introduce the sport to young players ages 6-10. Little Redhawks train on an indoor turf facility, utilizing a lower net and a larger, lighter ball. Please note, before and after care is not avaiable for this session. Parents are welcome to stay and watch.
Position Day Camp:
The Position camp is for girls who would like to get more intensive training on their specific setter, hitter, or libero position.
- Training under the country’s best coaches
- Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
- Coach to camper ratio is 1:10
- Players grouped by age and ability level
- Personal evaluations from your coach
- Nike Volleyball camp T-shirt
Early drop off and late pick up are available during the week days. Campers can arrange to be dropped off at 7:45 am and picked up no later than 5pm, Monday-Friday.Meet your coaching staff
James Finley is the new head volleyball coach of the Seattle University Redhawks, effective Feb. 1, 2013.
Finley served as head coach at Virginia Commonwealth University for eight years, compiling a 151-116 (.566) record from 2005 to 2012. He led the Rams to four conference championship matches, including the 2005 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament title that advanced VCU into the NCAA Tournament.
In 2012, Finley oversaw the team's transition to the Atlantic-10 Conference, where the Rams posted a 10-4 league record as part of a 25-6 overall mark, finishing third in the 12-team league before falling in the conference tournament semifinals. VCU excelled both on the court and in the classroom, finishing third in the country in blocking (3.10 blocks per set) and combining for a 3.2 team grade point average.Read Full Bio
Finley went to VCU from Arizona Western College, where he served as head coach from 2001 to 2005, compiling a 137-37 (.787) record over four seasons. The team was ranked in the top 10 nationally all four years using players he recruited from the United States, Brazil, and Europe. He had been the assistant coach at UTEP for two seasons before heading to Arizona Western.
A high school volleyball coach from 1992 to 1999, Finley has run his own volleyball camps since 1995. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Sul Ross State University in 1983 and has been an instructor at Texas A&M University, Arizona Western College, and El Paso Community College.
2014 CAMP INFORMATION
The NIKE Volleyball camp at Seattle University provides campers with top quality instruction plus:
Session I: July 17-20 ID Camp
Advanced Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals 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.
Advanced Extended Day campers (8:30am-9pm- times vary on the first and last day of camp): Lunch and dinner is provided.
Session II: July 21-23
All Skills Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals 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.
All Skills Extended Day campers (8:30am-9pm- times vary on the first and last day of camp): Lunch and dinner is provided.
All Skills Day campers: 9am-11am for beginners, ages 6-10 years old.
Session III: July 24-26
Position Camp Day campers: 9am-4pm each day. Lunch is not provided. Please bring a sack lunch each day.
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.
Early Arrivals/Late Departures: Campers may arrange to be dropped off as early as 7:45am and picked up no later than 5:00pm on camp days that fall between Monday and Friday.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Session I (Advanced)
Check-in: 1pm on July 17th at the Connolly Center
Check-out: 11:00am on July 20th from the Alumni Gym
Session II (All Skills)
Check-in: 8:30am on July 21st at the Connolly Center
Check-out: 4:00pm on July 23rd from the Alumni Gym
Day campers attend from 9am-11am July 21st-23rd. *Please arrive at 8:30am for check in on day 1.
Session III (Position)
Check-in: 8:30am on July 24th at the Connolly Center
Check-out: 3:30pm on July 26th from the Alumni Gym
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
Roommates: By age and request
Bathrooms: On each floor
Linens: Not provided. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase and a towel
Air Conditioning: NO - campers encouraged to bring a fan
Key Deposit: Bring a check made out to US Sports
Spending Money: $30
Medical Facility: 2 athletic trainers are on-site and a hospital nearby
Closest Airport: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Sample Daily Schedule
- Advanced Overnight Camp
- 7:00 Wake-up, shower
- 7:45 Breakfast
- 9:00 Stretching/conditioning
- 9:15 Practice: pass/set/hot drills
- 10:30 Defense and serving drills
- 12:00 Lunch
- 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