Nike Boys Basketball Camp at Stony Brook University
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Head to Stony Brook, NY, and improve your skills with the Head Men's Basketball Coach Geno Ford, and staff in summer 2024. This boys-only camp is the perfect place to polish up on your game, learn new techniques, and become a leader.
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.
- Emphasis on fundamental development, team play and basketball IQ
- Off-court discussions and activities to enhance on-court game
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Geno Ford
During the 2021-22 campaign, Ford was instrumental in developing one of the most dangerous backcourts in the region, with a pair of all-conference guards in Tykei Greene and Anthony Roberts leading the way. Greene was inside the top 100 nationally in numerous rebounding categories, while Roberts scored the program's first 40-point game since 2015-16View Geno's Bio ⟩
Director of Operations Jordan McKenzie
McKenzie enters his first season as Stony Brook's Director of Basketball Operations, previously serving as a graduate manager for Cincinnati during the 2021-22 campaign.View Jordan's Bio ⟩
Assistant Coach Dan Rickard
Named an "Impactful Low Major Coach" across 13 different conferences by SilverWaveMedia and listed as a Top 5 America East Assistant by Jeff Goodman of Stadium, Rickard is in his second stint and will enter year No. 14 with the Stony Brook men's basketball program. He has helped elevate the program to new heights, aiding the team's ascent to America East Champions in 2016 and continuing to build back to that standard with a new staff.View Dan's Bio ⟩
Assistant Coach Jalen Avery
In his first season with the Seawolves, Avery took over the offense and mainly worked with the guards, leading to great success in both areas. Stony Brook's offense was its best since 2016, per KenPom offensive efficiency. From the 2021 to 2022 campaigns, the attack jumped 139 spots in the national rankings. The effective field-goal percentage jumped 152 spots and the turnover rate jumped 208.View Jalen's Bio ⟩
Assistant Coach Jaden Uken
Jaden Uken re-joins his former boss, Geno Ford, as the Director of Basketball Operations at Stony Brook starting with the 2019-20 season. Uken stays in the New York City area after spending three seasons at Fordham University as the team's Director of Basketball Operations. He was also the Rams' assistant coach in the 2015-16 season.View Jaden's Bio ⟩
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
Please Note: This camp SOLD OUT in 2023. You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
Complete Skills I: July 15-18
Complete Skills II: July 29-August 1
Check-in: Monday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 2:30pm
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Camp meeting, discuss agenda for the day
- 9:15 AM Offensive/defensive skill stations
- 10:30 AM Lecture/technique demonstrations
- 11:00 AM Games/contests/shooting
- 12:00 PM Lunch/games
- 1:00 PM Offensive sets discussion
- 1:30 PM Team practice
- 2:15 PM Offensive/defensive skill stations
- 3:00 PM Departure
Island Federal Credit Union Arena, the new 4,000-seat home of Stony Brook's men's and women's basketball teams, officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 3, 2014. The ceremony represented the completion of a two-year, $21.1 million renovation of the facility, which originally opened in 1990.
The new Arena features modern arena video technology, including videoboards on both ends of the court, four luxury suites and a VIP lounge all with loge seating, an expanded concourse with new concession and restroom areas and an enhanced competition court and improved practice courts.
August 4, 2023: Working with the Stony Brook Men's basketball players. The director was great and knew the boy's names by Day 2 of camp.
August 3, 2023: The players and the director were extremely welcoming, personable, and made the experience the highlight of my kids summer.
July 24, 2022: We loved having the women's basketball team as the coaches and playing on the big court!
August 3, 2023: My son loved getting to play and practice on a collegiate court
August 3, 2023: The counselors and the drills were excellent.
Loved this camp!
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.