Nike Basketball Camp Memphis Sports & Events Center
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Join Larry Spears and staff at Memphis Sports & Events Center for basketball camp in summer 2023! Focus on the fundamentals and fine-tuning your positional work in a positive and high-energy environment all while having serious fun.
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.
- Fundamental instruction, individual development, and team play
- Exclusive, highly competitive 3 on 3 Cut Throat Tournaments and 5 on 5 play
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Larry Spears
Larry Spears serves as the Memphis Sports and Events Center's (MSEC's) Sr. Programs Director, overseeing camps, clinics, leagues and training for both youth and adults.View Larry's Bio ⟩
A former collegiate athlete, he is also the Director of HOOPS 901 Basketball Club and formerly served as Sports Director for the Kroc Center of Memphis. In addition to sport-specific coaching, Larry's specialties include fitness and sports performance.
Coach Jordan Cooper
Jordan Cooper serves as the MSEC's Sports Coordinator as well as Lead Instructor for the HOOPS 901 Basketball Club. A skilled athlete, Coach Jordan has past sports administration experience via the Kroc Center of Memphis and is a former NBA G League/Memphis Hustle tryout prospect.
Coach Jay Roper
Jay Roper is an MSEC Sports Associate and helps operate the facility's camps, clinics, leagues and training. Coach Jay played collegiately, has served as a Youth Basketball Instructor for the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies and also coaches at the high school level.
Coach Allen McClain
Allen McClain is the MSEC's Tournament Director. Coach Allen played collegiately at Bethel University and semi-professionally in the ABA while also spending 5+ years as Lead Youth Basketball Instructor for the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies.
Session I: June 26-29
Session II: July 17-20
Check-in: Monday at 8:40am
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 3:30pm
Meals: Lunch is not provided, please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-4PM
Memphis Sports and Events Center is located at 995 Early Maxwell Boulevard, Memphis, TN. Located across from the Midsouth Coliseum and easily found via its large, exterior video board signage. Ample parking is available in the lot and parents/guardians can sign their children in and out at the front desk.
Pre/Post Care and Lunch
Pre/post-care and lunch options will be presented to registrants via email by Memphis Sports and Events Center staff the week prior to their camp involvement.
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
● Athletic, on-court clothing
● Athletic shoes
● Water bottle
● Packed lunch and snacks
● Small gym bag/backpack
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.
Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
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.
NIKE BASKETBALL CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our basketball camps, please see our FAQ page.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
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Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:40 AM Check-in and Free Shoot
- 9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
- 9:10 AM Dynamic Stretch/Warm Up
- 9:30 AM Ball Handling Exercises
- 10:00 AM Fundamental Station Rotations
- 11:00 AM 5 on 5 Scrimmaging
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 12:45 Free Shoot
- 1:00 PM Afternoon Warm Ups and Exercises
- 1:15 PM Skills Demonstration and Application
- 2:00 PM Contests and Games
- 3:00 PM 5 on 5 Scrimmaging
- 3:45 PM Closing Activity
- 4:00 PM Campers Depart
Memphis Sports and Events Center (MSEC) is a 227,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility featuring 16 basketball courts under one roof. Located within Liberty Park, other amenities include a full-service cafe, sports performance area, esports studio, kids entertainment zone and more. The MSEC was designed to drive local programming during the week while supporting sports tourism (via tournaments and special events) on the weekends.
Extremely thoughtful feedback from incredible coaches
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.