NBC Basketball Camp College Prep Camp - CIC Boys
Serious Basketball Training
College Basketball Prep Camp is for serious basketball players that have plans to play basketball at a high level. This intense basketball training will challenge players both physically and mentally. Campers from around the world fly into camp.
This basketball training camp is one of the country’s most comprehensive and advanced basketball training program. This camp is structured to help athletes excel in all areas of the game and off the court aspects as well. The instruction centers on skill development, speed and strength improvement, along with specialized position training. College Basketball Prep Camp provide in-depth focus on shooting & scoring, attacking the basket & ball handling, learning to maximize athletic potential, leadership training, building confidence and insight on how to compete at the highest ability.
- Position Specific Training: to better understand and master your position
- Expert Knowledge from college coaches connected to top programs
- A Better Understanding: Learn more about the game of basketball through positive chalk talks and breakdown of game.
- Beautiful facilities and airport shuttles available
- Intensive training booklets and assessments from college and former college coaches
- Highly competitive competition
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Camp Director Justin Downer
Coach Justin Downer is the director for NBC College Prep Camp. Coach Downer is considered one the best camp coaches in the country and teaches the game with significant results. Coach Downer has coached top level AAU programs and some of the best players and prospects in the country. He is currently the assistant coach for the Men's Basketball Program at Vanguard University in Southern California.View Justin Downer's Bio ⟩
After a successful playing career at William Jessup University, he stormed into the coaching realm. Downer is the Under Armour West Coast Elite Associate Director where he manages all three teams, recruiting players into the program, organizing campus visits, and team travel. In this role, he coached and mentored over 60 NCAA Division I players. He was selected as the 2018 West Coast Elite ‘Attitude of Gratitude” Award winner.
Co-Director Jay Crowell
Son of NBC Camps founder Fred Crowell, Jay and Fred work together to run this College Basketball Prep Camp. After being recruited to play for the Georgia Bulldogs as their point guard, Jay and Fred designed this program to give players an insight on the college basketball experience.
President and Founder of NBC Basketball Camps Fred Crowell
Fred Crowell, founder and president of NBC Camps. Fred was the former men's head coach at University Alaska Fairbanks and one of the youngest head coaches ever hired at the age of 23. He founded NBC Camps in 1971 and has built the organization to one of the largest and most successful sports camps in the world. Fred is an accomplished author, speaker, and basketball coach.
Camp Director Rhett Soliday
Rhett Soliday was named the 2013-2014 NAIA National Coach of the Year after leading the Vanguard Lions to the 2014 NAIA National Championship. Soliday has been Head Coach of the Vanguard Basketball program since 2010. Prior to Vanguard, Soliday had served as an assistant coach at University of California, Irvine for four years and at Concordia University for four years.View Rhett Soliday's Bio ⟩
Soliday's first experience with the Golden State Athletic Conference came as a player when he transferred to Concordia from Big Bend Community College. He joined the coaching ranks immediately after a successful two-year playing career for the Eagles, where he earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and GSAC Player of the Week, among other awards. Becoming one of the youngest head assistants in the country at the time (22 years old), Soliday helped Head Coach Ken Ammann and the staff turn the Concordia men's basketball program into a national champion. He was the lead recruiter for the Eagles as well as carrying offensive and defensive duties on the court, scouting and game strategy, academic monitoring and mentoring, and strength and conditioning duties off the court. In his four-year term at CUI, the Eagles were the 2003 NAIA Champions, 2004 NAIA Runner-ups, 2005 GSAC Tournament Champions and 2005 NAIA Tournament participants.
Soliday moved on to the NCAA Division I level to join the staff of Head Coach Pat Douglass at UC Irvine, where he served as an assistant coach for the next four years. His recruiting efforts paid off once again as the Anteaters made it to the Big West Conference Tournament Championship game in 2008, for only the second time in school history. UCI was a BWC Tournament semifinalist in 2007 and a BWC Tournament participant in 2010, while finishing fourth in the BWC in 2009. In addition to recruiting, Soliday was active in every area of practice and instruction, as well as scouting opponents and game day preparation, and monitoring and mentoring players off the court.
Camp Director R-Jay Barsh
Coach Barsh is a head coach and trains NBA players. Coach Barsh has been a part of NBC Camps for 20 years, attending his first camp at age 12. He credits Fred Crowell (NBC Founder) as his coaching mentor and friend. Coach Barsh is one of the winningest coaches at Southeastern University in Florida.View R-Jay Barsh's Bio ⟩
Coach Barsh has won at every level, Final Four WIAA High School with the Lincoln ABES of Tacoma, Washington, Elite 8 NCAA III at University of Puget Sound and Junior College Championship (NWAACC) with Tacoma Community College. In his second year of coaching at Southeastern University, a Division 2 institution located in Lakeland, FL , he has the Fire basketball team playing at a high level. Coach Barsh prides himself as a player’s coach, he is nationally known for his skill development and motivational coaching approach.
College Basketball Coach Matt Logie
Head Coach Whitworth University and one of the most successful college basketball coaches in the country, Coach Logie was a Finalist for the Glenn Robinson National Coach of the Year award.
This camp provides in-depth focus on shooting & scoring, attacking the basket & ball handling, learning to maximize your athletic potential, leadership training, building confidence, and team play. Click on "More Details" below to find out how you can apply to attend College Basketball Prep Camp at Whitworth University.Show Less See More Camp Details
NBC WASHINGTON 2019 BASKETBALL CAMP INFORMATION
Dates: August 2-7, 2019
Daily Times: Overnight
Age Group: 14-20
How to Attend College Basketball prep Camp
Step 1. Download this application form and register for camp with your $300 deposit. This is completely refundable if you are not accepted. You do not have to complete this form if you have attended CIC before.
Step 2. Email your application form. Our staff will review your application. We will either send you a notification you have been accepted or we will schedule an interview with our staff to have a personal interview. You may also send a highlight video that will help with the application process. Email to: email@example.com
Airport transportation: For those arriving for camp from the airport, there will be a shuttle leaving at 11am from the Spokane Airport to Whitworth University. EXTRA FEES APPLY AND ALL TRANSPORTATION IS DEPENDENT ON NUMBERS AND MUST BE RESERVED IN ADVANCE.
Western Washington Transportation: a travel bus for campers coming from Western, WA is available for campers. Extra fees apply. Contact College Prep Camp assistant Michelle for details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if I need to fly to camp a day early?
We do have athletes flying from the East Coast or from out of the country who need to arrive a day early based on flight schedules. Please contact CIC if you need to fly in a day early. Contact email@example.com or call Michelle Maguire at 800-406-3926 ext. 304. Extra fees apply.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 am Wake Up
- 7:30 am Ball Handling
- 8:00 am Breakfast
- 9:00 am AM Session: full court transition, post and guard stations, shooting stations, 5 man motion offense, inbound plays/ games and tournaments
- 12:00 pm Lunch
- 2:00 pm PM Session: offensive attack moves, defensive positioning, court awareness/ 3v3 and 5v5 games
- 5:00 pm Dinner
- 6:30 pm Evening Program and Leadership Groups
- 7:30 pm Evening Competition
- 10:00 pm Lights Out
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Whitworth University's 200-acre campus of red brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful, inviting and secure environment. Campers will be staying in the gorgeous university dorms. The quality cafeteria facility provides an all-you-can-eat salad bar with fresh fruit, hot entrees with beverage, sandwich and cereal stations. Whitworth is located seven miles north of downtown Spokane, Washington. Transportation from Spokane International airport is available through NBC Camps for an additional fee as is transportation from Seattle, Washington.
Camp Questions & Answers
How do I apply to attend College Basketball Prep Camp?
Please send your application (College Prep Application for 2019) into firstname.lastname@example.org and pay your $300 deposit online. Your application will be reviewed and the college coaches will determine if more information is needed to accept you as a player. Please note that College Prep Camp has very limited 14 year olds who are accepted and the competition is high. NBC Camps recommends you attend the Boys All-Star Camp first before coming to College Prep Camp if possible.
What is the level of competition at the camp?
College Basketball Prep Camp attracts athletes at a high level of skill. Most of the students who attend end up getting college scholarships. Currently, College Prep alums are playing in top 25 programs at the D1, D2 and D3 level.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
The skill development was second to none. Also I love scrimmaging. The coach was very helpful and gave great advice.
— Anthony S.
I learned a ton of new moves and ways to be mentally stronger. I want to come back because it is highly motivating. I always feel refreshed and ready to fight during season.
— Christian W. Camper
How to be a leader
I learned how to be a leader and what it takes to be a good point guard.
— Jaiden R. Camper
It was a good experience with good competition. It pushed me to become a better player.
— Ty S. Camper CIC
Camp really helps you step up your game. It was really fun and I improved my game all around.
— Grant B. Camper CIC
Everything what a great experience my son's had! I loved that kids were responsible for their self all week.
— Luke R. Parent CIC
Didn't really like some of the training sessions we had and the workouts were too tough.
— Willie T. Camper CIC
EVERYTHING WAS WONDERFUL BEST TIME IN MY LIFE !!!!! A TRUE BLESSING THANK YOU SO MUCH LOVE COACH FRED AND JAY!!!!!!!
— Zach R. Camper