Nike Basketball Camp St. Mark's School
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Find your competitive edge and reach your maximum potential at this Southborough summer 2023 basketball camp. Work closely with ASA Hoops Coach Chris Foley and his staff to learn new drills, tips, and tricks to help you prepare for the upcoming season.
A Step Ahead (ASA) Nike Basketball Camps are designed for the player looking to improve their game and basketball IQ. Emphasis is placed on fundamental development, shooting, offense/defense, team play, and more.
- Fundamental instruction, individual development, and team play
- Off-court discussions and activities to enhance on-court game
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Director Chris Foley
A graduate of Tabor Academy and the University of Hartford where he played 4 years for the Hawks, Chris has been a high school coach in the area for over 25 years. Chris currently is the boys head Varsity coach at Monty Tech in Fitchburg where he has been coaching for the past 10 years.View Chris's Bio ⟩
Prior to that he coached at Quabbin Regional, in Barre MA, St Mary’s High School, and St Peter Marian High School both located in Worcester. Chris was also an assistant coach (2017) in the inaugural season of the Worcester 78er’s, an ABA professional team, located in Worcester. Chris has coached many years in AAU and worked numerous camps throughout the area.
Co-Director Justin Perron
Perron serves as the Assistant Athletic Director and Boys Basketball Coach at St. Mark's School in Southborough, MA.View Justin's Bio ⟩
Prior to St. Mark's, he was the Prep Team Head Coach at Northfield Mount Hermon and was also an assistant coach of their National Team for two seasons. Before working in Prep Schools, he spent five years at Clark University as an Assistant Basketball Coach and Assistant Sports Information Director and also had stints coaching at Franklin High School (MA) and Mansfield High School (MA).
Staff ASA Hoops
The ASA Hoops coaching staff is made up of some of the most talented and seasoned coaches in New England! All of the ASA coaches are trained and registered to ensure all campers receive high-quality instruction in a fun and safe environment.View ASA Hoops's Bio ⟩
Now in our 26th year, A Step Ahead Inc. (ASA Hoops) has become a year-round operation offering clinics, classes, camps and AAU. In 2021, ASA had over 3000 campers come through it's doors. This up-coming year will be our biggest yet, with over 60 camps scheduled and the expansion of our AAU program ASA Hoops will be one of the biggest basketball operations in New England. Participants, boys and girls, range in age from 7-18 and will come from communities throughout New England and across the globe.
Session I: July 10-14
Session II: July 17-21
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Half Day Hours: MON-FRI 9AM-12PM
Full Day Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM FRI 9AM-2PM
St. Mark's School COVID-19 Policy
Per St. Mark's School Policy, COVID-19 vaccination is recommended but optional for campers unless the FDA grants full approval for the vaccine for children. If the FDA fully approves a COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 16, families will have an 8-week grace period to vaccinate eligible campers or submit a request for exemption. Please note, all campers will be notified of this change if applicable.
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.
the camp helped her improve her game
August 17, 2021: Josie is a beginner basketball player, but she felt like she learned a lot of new skills and thinks the camp helped her improve her game.
— Deborah D., Parent
August 8, 2021: He really enjoyed going, enjoyed the staff and other campers. I felt that the staff was very supportive and encouraging of every child. Thank you!
— Doriane L., Parent
Julia enjoyed the shooting competitions
August 6, 2021: Julia enjoyed the shooting competitions and 3v3 competitions.
— Stephanie W., Parent
looking forward to next year
August 17, 2019: Trevor enjoyed all aspects of camp. His favorite parts were 1v1, 3v3, and hot shot. He really likes all the coaching staff and had a wonderful time. Thank you so much, he is already looking forward to next year!
— Jennifer B., Parent
made him love it more
July 23, 2019: Vivaan came home with positive and fun stories all through the camp week. He loves basketball and this experience has only made him love it more.
— Khyati K., Parent
the staff and facilities were perfect
July 13, 2019: Trav had a hard time initially going into the gym because it was so loud and so many kids... took me awhile to get him in with the help of a couple coaches (Alex!) and words of encouragement. Once in, he had a GREAT time and never looked back. The staff and facilities were perfect. Just a positive experience all round.
— Alycia M., Parent
Liked the drills
July 16, 2018: Lily enjoyed the competitive elements of the camp. She had a great time improving her skills, but really enjoyed the games and competitions.
— Lisa D., Parent
Learned a lot
July 14, 2018: Francis had fun, learned lots of drills that he can now practice on his own before next season and felt both challenged and encouraged.
— Beth M., Parent
Just overall great experience
July 14, 2018: Sean improved his skills while having fun. Coaches were great people and knew the sport well. Not to serious. Sean will be back!
— Christine R., Parent
Gave my child confidence
July 14, 2017: This week gave my child the confidence and practice he needed to move to the next level. He can't wait to go again!
— Theo M., Parent
Highlights of camp were the activities and engaging with the coaches
July 14, 2017: My daughter highlights of camp were the activities and engaging with the coaches. Lunch was also a highlight. My daughter loved the balance between learning and still finding time for some silly fun.
— Lily D., Parent
Coach Alex is demanding, intense, positive, and fun.
July 8, 2016: This is my 12-year-old son's fourth year of Nike camp. He enjoys it every year and makes progress each year. He has particularly enjoyed working with Coach Alex the past two years. Coach Alex is demanding, intense, positive, and fun.
— Jennifer S., Parent
My son loved the intensity.
July 15, 2016: My son loved the intensity and the ability to enjoy time with fellow campers and decompress at the end of the day.
— Girish B., Parent
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.