Nike Boys Basketball Camp Nassau Community College
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Help improve your child's basketball skills and confidence at this four day summer basketball camp in Garden City, Long Island in summer 2019. Our professional coaching staff offers a high-energy, encouraging space for your child to hone in on their strengths, work on their weaknesses and learn how to play competitively in a team setting.
The Complete Skills Camp helps players of all abilities develop athletically, refine fundamental basketball skills and enhance their skill set at the post, wing or guard position.
- Daily emphasis placed on fundamental development, team play and basketball IQ
- Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Michael Kerr
Michael Kerr enters his fourth year directing and coaching Nike Basketball Camps in the New York City area. He has a wealth of playing and coaching experience from which he contributes to the development of young aspiring players in the community. Coach Kerr holds a Master's Degree in Physical Education and is currently in his 18th year working as a High School Phys Ed teacher in the NYC Department of Education.View Michael's Bio ⟩
Coach Kerr has been involved with playing and coaching basketball throughout his entire life. Originally from and still living in the New York City area, Kerr played basketball both in high school and college and spent 19 years coaching at the collegiate level. His coaching career began in 1995 as an assistant at Division II Molloy College in Long Island. After seven seasons he moved on to Adelphi University, also a Division II school. While at Adelphi, Kerr was able to help bring teams to the NCAA tournament on numerous occasions. In 2007, Kerr became a Head Coach at the Junior College level at Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. In just three seasons at FIT, Kerr was awarded the Conference Coach of the Year twice and guided his team to a #2 National Ranking. Kerr then coached at Borough of Manhattan CC for three more seasons. During his tenure as a Head Coach in Junior College, he helped develop and place numerous student-athletes in senior colleges, many of which receiving scholarships and professional contracts.
After wrapping up his coaching career, Kerr wished to continue to help younger players by imparting his lifetime of basketball knowledge. Over the past five years, he has been able to stay involved in basketball in several ways. Besides his experience with Nike Basketball Camps, he has been broadcasting college games at various colleges in the NYC area.
Staff Ultimate Champions Basketball Academy
With over 15 years of training and coaching experience that covers all age groups and skills levels, Ultimate Champions has become one of the nation's premier basketball training academies.View Ultimate Champions Basketball Academy's Bio ⟩
Ultimate Champions Basketball Academy was founded by National Nike Sports Camp Director Terrence Jones. Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, Ultimate Champions hosts Nike Basketball Camps over spring, summer, and winter break throughout Texas, New York City and most recently, Baton Rouge. Their vision is to help players enhance skill development, athleticism, explosiveness, and overall game through positive and challenging instruction.
AUGUST 5-8, 2019
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 4:15PM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-4:30PM
ULTIMATE CHAMPIONS PHILOSOPHY
In order to be successful there has to be a strong foundation. If a builder is building a house, he must have a strong foundation in order for the house to stand properly over time. Well, the same is for basketball. There must be a strong foundation in fundamentals for continuous individual improvement. In addition to an emphasis on skill development, camp will also aim to improve each players athleticism and explosiveness.
Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability. Parents are invited to attend the closing ceremony! Departure immediately following.
Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Stretching
- 9:15 AM Ball-Handling
- 9:45 AM One on One Moves
- 10:30 AM Defensive Work (stance, movement, communication, desire)
- 11:00 AM Shooting Work (foot alignment, shoulder alignment, balance, selection, technique)
- 11:30 AM 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 1:15 PM Stretching/Warm-Up
- 1:30 PM Ball-Handling
- 2:00 PM Passing
- 2:30 PM Guest Speaker/lecture
- 3:00 PM Offensive & Defensive Fundamentals
- 3:20 PM Shooting Skills Competition
- 3:45 PM 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
- 4:25 PM Ending Speech and Recognition
- 4:30 PM Dismissal
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
August 10, 2018: The people there were really competitive and I liked that a lot because I wanted a challenge to really improve my game!
— Tristan J. Camper
My son's skills were greatly improved!
August 10, 2018: My son’s skills were greatly improved as a result of this camp and he became more interested in basketball!
— Medgine G. Parent
My son was treated as an individual!
August 10, 2018: My son was treated as an individual. The staff emphasized team work, respect, and a positive work ethic.
— Debra L. Parent
Great coaches. Great kids. Good value for the money
July 29, 2017: Great gym. Great coaches. Great kids. Good value for the money. Lots of basketball. The hours were great.
— Max F. Parent
July 29, 2017: Wonderful camp, well-planned out. My daughter had a great time and the coaches were fantastic with the kids.
— Karly K. Parent
July 28, 2017: Camp improved my skills. I came back each day exhausted and with a smile on my face. Nicely done!
— Caden R. Camper