Nike Basketball Camp Brown Middle School
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Get better at this long-standing basketball day camp in Newton, MA in summer 2023. Celebrating its 14th year of operation, campers return to Brown Middle School year after year to develop their basketball skills, shooting technique, and game strategy with the dedicated staff of ASA Hoops, New England's premier basketball training organization.
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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Coach Jaimie Renner
Jaimie Renner has worked with ASA Hoops since 2017, and is currently a Director of the ASA Wildcats Girls Program. In addition to directing camps and clinics and helping to lead the program, she coaches Wildcat teams in multiple age groups.View Jaimie's Bio ⟩
As a four-year starting point guard at Amherst College, Renner helped lead the team to a National Championship in 2017 as well as consecutive Sweet 16 and Final 4 appearances in the years prior.
She ranks in the top 5 all-time in both career assists and steals at Amherst. Prior to her collegiate career, she was a standout player at Newton North and Worcester Academy. Coach Renner has played basketball all of her life, and enjoys sharing her passion and knowledge of the game. In addition to coaching, Jaimie is a certified yoga instructor and works as a Marketing Manager at an agency in Boston.
Coach Matt Coffey
Matt Coffey over the last 10 + years has been the Head JV boys and Assistant Varsity coach at Watertown helping them to a State Title in 2018. In addition to his coaching duties he teaches adaptive PE. Matt enters its second year with ASA and is excited for the summer ahead.
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.
Girls I (Ages 7-16): July 10-14
Co-Ed I (Ages 7-15): July 17-21
Co-Ed II (Ages 8-15): July 24-28
Check-in: Monday at 8:15AM
Half Day Hours: MON-FRI 8:30AM-11:30AM
Full Day Hours: MON-THURS 8:30AM-2:30PM FRI 9AM-1:30PM
Closing Ceremony for Full Day Campers: Friday at 1PM
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 experience was great
Thanks for a wonderful week
August 17, 2021: Leo really enjoyed the camp. He found it extremely helpful on working on his basketball skills. He thought the staff were fun and good at teaching them. Thanks for a wonderful week.
— Wendy B., Parent
He loves the ball handling drills and coaches challenges
August 9, 2021: My son always loves the ASA camps. It was his third week doing one this year. He loves the camaraderie and the advice from the coaches. He loves the ball handling drills and coaches challenges. He also feels like he gets a lot of individual attention even though it's a big camp. Also, the evaluation he received from Tisha was spot on and shows that the coaches are paying attention and being thorough.
— Dibinga K., Parent
Camper of the Week
July 22, 2019: Noah loved the camp! He was always very happy, learned more basketball, and felt that everyone was super nice. Of course he was thrilled to be Camper of the Week! He's a shy boy so it means so much to him!
— Rachel R., Parent
this camp was perfect
July 21, 2019: He loves basketball and this camp was perfect! There was lots of court time and helpful skills training. He liked the coaches daily enthusiasm and loved the feed back in writing at the end. Thanks for a great experience!
— Caroline C., Parent
coaches are always so nice and supportive
July 14, 2019: This is Chloe's all time favorite camp! She loves the drills because they are fun and the coaches are always so nice and supportive!
— Stephanie K., Parent
July 23, 2018: My son loved the experience. We were a bit nervous because he didn't know anyone there and he is on the younger side (7). However, he loved it and wanted to continue and do more!
— Steve G., Parent
Enjoyed the week!
July 21, 2018: My son had a great week of basketball! He was excited to show me the moves he learned. Needless to say, he beat me flat out 1 on 1. He liked the coaches and other kids, and really enjoyed the week!
— Amy O., Parent
Made New friends!
July 17, 2017 : The best part of camp was to be there with a friend she already had and make new ones
— Shelly P., Parent
July 13, 2017: It was fun, professionally run, the kids learn, it was excellent.
— Mark M.. Parent
It was a Blast!
July 22, 2017: My boys had a blast and met new friends all while doing what they love best....playing basketball!
— Rose T., Parent
My favorite part was playing hot shot.
July 16, 2016: My favorite part of camp was learning the drills. It was fun! I'll be back next year.
— Taylor S., Camper
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.