Nike Boys Basketball Camp Crosspoint Church
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Located in the Birmingham suburb of Trussvile, this camp focuses on individual skill development and team play through morning skills stations and competitive afternoon games. This is the place to be for young male athletes looking for to gain confidence and improve their game.
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.
- Three+ hours dedicated daily to individual skill development
- Exclusive, highly competitive 3 on 3 Cut Throat Tournaments and 5 on 5 play
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Zac Richards
Zac Richards is an assistant coach for Birmingham-Southern men’s basketball. His duties include floor coaching, player development, recruiting, advanced analytics, opponent scouting, film exchange, strength and conditioning, community outreach, and JV head coach.View Zac Richards's Bio ⟩
He was recruited out of high school by current head coach Chris Graves and played for four years right here at BSC earning Academic All-American, Honorable Mention All-American, All-Region, All-District, and All-Conference honors as well as becoming a 1,000 point scorer. Richards helped lead the team to the program’s first ever NCAA tournament appearance to go along with several conference championships. His class finished with an overall record of 88-20, consisting of four consecutive 20+ win seasons and an impressive home record of 54-2.
Richards graduated from BSC in May of 2013 with a B.S. degree in mathematics. Before BSC, Richards graduated from local Hoover High School where he played basketball for coach Charles Burkett.
Camp Director Tim Shepler
Tim Shepler enters his 7th year with Elite Hoops. Coach Shepler is a coaching veteran in the state of Alabama currently in his 25th year as a head varsity basketball coach. For the last 20 years of his career, Shepler has been at Homewood High School where he has built a consistently winning program.View Tim Shepler's Bio ⟩
Under Shepler, the Patriots have won or shared an area championship in nine of the last 13 years. They have also played in the state championship games twice in 2008 and 2010.
Sheplers 456 wins ranks him as one of the winningest active coaches in the entire state of Alabama. Throughout his coaching career at Homewood High School, over 25 of his former players have gone to play at the collegiate level. Impressively, this includes Birmingham star Ronald Nored who had an extremely successful career at Butler University and lead the Bulldogs to 2 NCAA Final Four appearances as the starting point guard.
Coach Shepler has a passion for teaching players the skills of the game and desires to instill the confidence that will make each player perform as a championship competitor both mentally and physically.
Staff Elite Hoops Basketball
The Elite Hoops Basketball (EHB) staff is comprised of some of the best coaches in the area, specializing in camps, clinics, training sessions, leagues, and travel teams. Elite Hoops Basketball has been in partnership with Nike Basketball Camps for over 12 years, directing some of the Southeast's most popular day basketball camps.View Elite Hoops Basketball's Bio ⟩
They are dedicated to providing athletes with the proper training and tools necessary to help improve your fundamental skills, offensive and defensive moves, and overall game in a fun and motivating environment. In 2016, EHB directed over 50 Nike Basketball Camps across eight southeastern states (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) with over 3600 players in attendance! Join EHB and Nike Basketball Camps today and take your game to the highest level!
JULY 9-13, 2018
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 11:30AM
Camp Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM FRI 9AM-12PM
Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch or lunch money. A concession stand will be open for lunch, snack and drink purchases. $10 per day covers lunch and two snacks.
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
- 9:10 AM Stretch/Floor Open Up
- 9:30 AM Skill Development Work
- 11:00 AM Contests
- 11:10 AM 5 on 5 League Games
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 1:00 PM Living by Numbers Individual Skill Development
- 1:40 PM Video/Speaker/Speed and Agility
- 2:20 PM 3 on 3 League Games
- 3:00 PM Campers Depart
Crosspoint Church is located at 8000 Liles Ln, Trussville, AL 35173. Trussville is a convenient camp location for anyone in Jefferson County including the Center Point, Clay, Pinson, Springville or Trussville areas.
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The most effective basketball training we've experienced
July 15, 2017: The most effective basketball training we've experienced. A great opportunity to play, learn, and grow in the game of basketball.Fun! Challenging!
— Chase H. Parent
I loved the camp!
July 15, 2017: I loved the camp! It was challenging and helpful in developing my skills and teamwork .. my mom loved the emphasis on teamwork also.. the coaches were very friendly and energetic. Ready to do it again next year !
— David S. Camper
Our son enjoyed playing the 5 on 5
July 15, 2017: Our son enjoyed playing the 5 on 5. His skilled strongly improved after attending this camp
— Isaac H. Parent