Nike Basketball Camp Park East School
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Take your game to the next level in summer 2019 just north of Chicago, IL in Round Lake. Previously held at Round Lake Sports Center, the Nike Basketball Camp at Park East School is the perfect place to improve this summer. Campers will work with the fun and encouraging Pro Level Training staff through on-court drills and classroom discussions to enhance overall skills and basketball IQ.
Pro Level Training Nike Basketball Camps mission is to provide players with the skills and mental approach they need to become a better and more explosive player. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals, footwork, balance, and conditioning.
- The teaching of foundational athletic skills and work habits
- 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 RJ White
RJ White is the CEO of Vipers Pro Basketball, Nassau Salamanders, and Connecticut Copperheads of the ABA. Coach White's camp mission is to help sharpen camper fundamentals, understanding and intensity of the game. "What you do repeatedly, you won't forget to do in the game."
Camp Director Sumayyah Muhammad
Coach Sumayyah Muhammad is the Varsity Head Coach at University of Chicago Laboratory School and has been a Nike Basketball Camps coach since 2016. She has coached at every level of the NCAA, including one year at Eastern Arizona College where she helped lead the team to the programs first appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NJCAA National Tournament.View Sumayyah's Bio ⟩
Sumayyah started her coaching career the fall of 2013 after graduating from college. She became a trainer at 43 Hoops Basketball Academy in Hopkins,MN, and was also the head tenth grade girls coach at Eden Prairie High School.
She grew up on the south side of Chicago and graduated from Julian High School in 2008. She earned a basketball scholarships to play junior college ball then moved on to play at the Division II level. She graduated from Newman University in 2013 with a degree in Sports Communication. While at Newman her team made history by becoming the first team in program history to make it to the DII NCAA tournament after winning the conference.
Camp Coach Darius Wood
Darius Woods is a current member of the ABA for the Vipers and is a former overseas professional basketball player. While overseas, he played in London, Africa, Mexico and Canada. He Currently holds a average of 21 PPG, 45% from the 3, 8 APG and 5 RPG.View Darius's Bio ⟩
Darius has also had the opportunity to play against top talent in many pro am’s, the most popular being the Drew League, which is where many NBA players compete during the off season.
He was a NAIA Division 1 basketball player at Martin Methodists College from 2012-2015 in which he assisted the program in winning the SSACC conference championship.
Staff Pro Level Training
Pro Level Training’s concept is very simple: cover all grounds with everyone that we work with. In addition to skills training, we place major emphasis on the strength, conditioning and performance sides of the game.View Pro Level Training's Bio ⟩
The idea of Pro Level Training was conceived from Founder Joel Green’s desire to bring the “Pro” style of training and preparation to youth athletes. He saw that there was a need for athletes to learn how to properly prepare their minds and bodies for the game of basketball.
Our goal is to improve the quality of individual on court performance by providing clients with the physical & mental tools needed to get to the next level of their career. We enjoy both training and educating players to get the most out of each session.
August 5-9, 2019
Check-in: Monday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 11:30am
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9am-3pm FRI 9am-12pm
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 Campers Arrive/Free Shoot
- 9:15 AM Stretch/Floor Length Open Up
- 9:30 AM Skill Development Work
- 11:15 AM Agility Drills
- 12:00 PM Lunch/extra shooting
- 1:00 PM Individual Improvement Drills
- 1:30 PM Lecture (Guest Speaker, nutrition/conditioning discussions)
- 2:15 PM Games - 5 on 5 or 3 on 3
- 3:00 PM Campers Depart
Camp will be held in the fully air conditioned Park East School gymnasium. The gymnasium boasts 14 basketball hoops.
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Lots of fun!
August 18, 2018: Katie had fun and learned a lot at camp. Her confidence improved as well.
— Holly D. Parent
August 18, 2018: My daughter had a great time, enhanced basketball skills, and made new friends
— Trent S. Parent