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Take your shooting, dribbling, and ball-handling skills to the next level in summer 2023 at Salesian College Preparatory! Get ahead of the competition at this day camp in Richmond, CA with instruction from Salesian College Prep Head Basketball Coaches Steve Pezzola and Bill Mellis. Focus on developing your fundamental skillset, shooting technique, situational game play, and much more!

The High Intensity Camp is for players with at least three years of school and/or travel team experience. Camp will make use of high-tech equipment with equal focus on offense, defense, practice concepts, and game study.

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.

Highlights Include
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental shooting development, team play and more
  • In depth discussions of basketball situational play, including time and game management
  • Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Coaches

  • Steve Pezzola

    Director Steve Pezzola

    Coach Steve Pezzola, current President of Salesian College Preparatory just completed his 14th season as the Head Girls Basketball Coach for the Pride. Pezzola holds an impressive 354-86 win/loss record with an average win percentage of over 80%.

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  • Bill mellis

    Director Bill Mellis

    Bill Mellis just completed his 24th season as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Salesian College Preparatory. He has compiled a record of 584-170, including 13 League Titles, 10 Section Championships, 3 Nor Cal Titles and 2 State Championships (2009 & 2012).

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  • Cassie Re

    Coach Cassie Re

    Coach Cassie Re is the current head coach of the JV girls' team and an assistant coach on the Varsity girls' team at Salesian.

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Camp Details

2023 DATES

High Intensity (Ages 11-14): June 20-22
Complete Skills I (Ages 9-14): June 26-29
Complete Skills II (Ages 9-14): July 10-13


High Intensity:
Check-in: Tuesday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony:
Thursday at 2:30PM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: TUES-THURS 9AM-3PM

Complete Skills:

Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 1:30PM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-2PM


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.


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

  • 9:00 AM Camp meeting, discuss agenda for the day - Stretching/warm up
  • 9:15 AM Offensive skill stations
  • 10:00 AM Defensive skill stations
  • 10:45 AM Lecture/technique demonstrations
  • 11:15 AM Games/contests/shooting
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM Offensive sets discussion/guest speaker/staff lecture
  • 2:00 PM Games
  • 3:00 PM Departure

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Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    July 14, 2022: My son thrived because it was safe, fun, and a relaxed atmosphere. He gained more confidence and skills in just one week.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 17, 2022: My child was able to learn new skills and play with children of all ages and levels, amazing experience!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    Full opportunity to learn!

    — Anonymous

Nike Basketball Camp Salesian College Preparatory

Steve Pezzola, Director
2851 Salesian Avenue
Richmond, California 94804
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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.

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