Nike Girls Basketball Camp Wingate University
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Due to scheduling conflicts, we will not be hosting a camp at Wingate University in summer 2022. However, we do plan to be back in 2023 and will be running camps nearby and in the surrounding area. Join them this summer for serious fun!
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.
- Collegiate-style instruction with Wingate Women's Basketball staff and players
- Off-court discussions and activities to enhance basketball IQ and mental toughness
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Ann Hancock
Ann Hancock ('92) enters her tenth season as head women's basketball coach in the 2021-22 season. She has compiled an overall record of 172-75 through her first eight seasons at Wingate, going 119-49 in league play. Hancock guided the Bulldogs to six straight NCAA Tournament appearances through the 2018-19 season, which saw the 'Dogs advance to the regional semifinals four times. She has led the Bulldogs to three SAC Tournament titles and a regular season championship in her first eight seasons.View Ann's Bio ⟩
Wingate went 17-13 in the 2019-20 season, a year when three of the top four scorers were freshmen. The Bulldogs went 11-11 in SAC play. Junior Teliyah Jeter became the first Bulldog to earn SAC Defensive Player of the Year honors, while also earning second team All-SAC accolades after finishing third in the nation in blocked shots. Hannah Clark earned a spot on the All-SAC Freshman Team.
The Bulldogs went 23-9 in the 2018-19 season, with a 15-5 record in league play to finish second in the SAC standings. Wingate advance to the SAC Tournament championship game for the fourth straight year and earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight season. Wingate had three seniors graduate as 1,000-point scorers. Caroline Averette and Danasia Witherspoon earned All-SAC honors, while Jo Snow was named the SAC Freshman of the Year.
The Bulldogs went 26-6 in the 2017-18 season, going 17-3 in league play to finish second in the SAC standings. Wingate advanced to the SAC Tournament championship game and earned an at-large bid to its fifth straight NCAA Tournament. Marta Miscenko was named the SAC Player of the Year, while also earning All-Region honors. Averette and Witherspoon also picked up all-conference honors for the Bulldogs.
In the 2016-17 season, Wingate (26-6 overall) won the South Atlantic Conference tournament crown and advanced to the NCAA Division II tournament for a SAC-best 15th time. The Bulldogs won their NCAA opener against King to advance to the Round of 32.
Miscenko was named to the D2CCA All-Southeast Region second team and the All-SAC first team as the Bulldogs posted 20-plus victories for the 25th senior college season. Witherspoon earned second team All-SAC laurels. The Bulldogs tied for the second-place spot in the 2017 conference standings, closing the regular season by winning 17 out of their last 19 contests.
In 2015-16, Wingate (21-9 overall) won the SAC tournament title and earned a bid to the NCAA Division II post-season tournament. WU senior forward Morgan McGee was a second team All-South Atlantic Conference selection. Bulldog forward Witherspoon received honorable mention All-SAC laurels, while Witherspoon and classmate Courtney Robinson earned SAC All-Freshman team honors. The trio led Wingate to 11 consecutive victories at the end of the season before the Bulldogs lost a tough decision to nationally-ranked Columbus State in the NCAA play-offs.
During the 2014-15 campaign, Hancock and the Bulldogs compiled a 22-10 overall record. Wingate finished second in the SAC regular season standings, advancing to the NCAA tournament. In 2014-15, graduate student forwards Chantal Dunbar and Andrea Bertrand were All-SAC selections. Dunbar was a first team choice, while Bertrand was a second team pick. Both Bulldog redshirt senior point guard Brittany Hill and sophomore guard Shelby Tricoli received honorable mention All-SAC laurels.
Wingate women’s basketball senior guard Jasmine DeBerry was one of 10 student-athletes named to the 2015 Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Good Works Team®. This prestigious award pays tribute to college basketball players at all levels for their impressive commitment to giving back to their communities and positively impacting the lives of those around them.
Hancock led Wingate to the South Atlantic Conference regular season and tournament titles in 2013-14. The Bulldogs compiled a 24-6 overall record during the 2013-14 season, advancing to the NCAA Division II tournament.
In 2013-14, Wingate seniors Janitsha Williams and Kayla Harris were first team All-SAC selections. Both student-athletes were named to the Daktronics All-Southeast Region teams, as Harris received first team laurels. Bulldog guard Shelby Tricoli was an All-SAC Freshman team pick.
In 2012-13, Hancock helped mentor Chantal Dunbar and Janitsha Williams as they achieved All-SAC honors. In her fourth game at the Bulldog helm, Wingate defeated defending regional champion Lander in Greenwood, S.C. Thanks to the work of Hancock and her staff, Wingate hosted its inaugural Future Bulldog Day for local fifth graders on Dec. 19, 2012.
Prior to returning to her alma mater, Hancock spent two seasons as an assistant women’s basketball coach at East Carolina University. Prior to her time in Greenville, she was the head women’s basketball coach at UNC Wilmington for 10 seasons. Hancock was an assistant coach for eight seasons at UNC Chapel Hill, helping the Tar Heels win the 1994 NCAA Division I national championship. As a basketball student-athlete at Wingate, Hancock was all-conference and all-district for four seasons each.
At East Carolina, Hancock assisted in all phases of the basketball program. She was involved in on-the-floor coaching, recruiting and scouting. Hancock was also engaged in student-athlete academic progress and summer camps.
While the head coach at UNC Wilmington, Hancock led the Seahawks to the most NCAA victories in school history and the most wins in any three consecutive year period. She was the Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year in 2003. The same season, she helped the Seahawks set a new attendance record. UNCW signed the most highly-touted recruiting class in school history in 2003.
Hancock helped Seahawk superstar Cherie Lea earn first team All-CAA honors two years in a row. She coached one NCAA I-AAA Strength and Conditioning Female Athlete of the Year, one CAA Defensive Player of the Year, two Strength and Conditioning All-Americans and two CAA Dean Ehlers Leadership Award winners during her UNC Wilmington tenure.
Hancock assisted in all phases of coaching for the 1994 NCAA Division I national champion UNC Tar Heels. She was heavily involved in recruiting; Hancock signed the numbers one, four, five, seven and 14th-ranked high school players as the program’s recruiting coordinator. She coached on the floor during practice, with specific work geared to the UNC perimeter players.
In addition, Hancock assisted with player development and prepared in-depth scouting reports on Tar Heel opponents. She coached WNBA players Sylvia Crawley, Marion Jones, Charlotte Smith and Tracy Reid. As a collegian, Smith was the ESPN National Player of the Year. Reid was the WNBA Rookie of the Year. Hancock mentored numerous All-Academic team selections.
Hancock scored 2,195 points during a distinguished Wingate career (1989-92). As a senior, she led the Bulldogs in scoring with her 19.9 points per game. During her tenure, Wingate compiled a 103-23 overall record. The Bulldogs advanced to the NAIA national tournament each season. Hancock and her teammates won three conference and three district titles.
The 1992 NCAA Woman of the Year for North Carolina, Hancock earned a prestigious NCAA post-graduate scholarship. She was Wingate’s first-ever Academic All-America® selection in 1990. In addition to her basketball exploits, Hancock lettered in volleyball three years and softball one year for the Bulldogs. At Wingate’s 1992 commencement exercises, she won the Budd E. and Ethel K. Smith Cup. The Smith Cup is awarded annually to the senior judged to have made an outstanding contribution through leadership of fellow students.
Hancock holds a Master of Arts degree in Sports Administration from UNC Chapel Hill. She earned a B.A. degree in English with a minor in Public Relations at Wingate, graduating magna cum laude. Hancock won the Woody Hayes National Scholar-Athlete Award and the South Atlantic Conference President’s Award in 1992. Hancock is the daughter of Mrs. Lou Hancock and the late Mr. Tom Hancock of Elizabethtown, N.C.
The Bulldogs lead the SAC with 14 appearances in the NCAA Division II national tournament. Wingate has an overall NCAA tourney record of 15-15 with Elite Eight appearances in 1995, 1996 and 2008. Since joining the SAC in 1990, the Bulldogs have won 11 SAC regular season crowns and eight SAC tournament championships. In 1988, Wingate compiled a 33-2 overall record en route to an appearance in the NAIA Final Four. In 39 senior college seasons, Wingate women’s basketball has 827 victories and 339 losses.
JOIN THE 2023 PRIORITY REGISTRATION LIST!
Dates and details will be added to this page as soon as they are confirmed. Make sure your child is first in line to register after the new year by joining the Priority Registration List at no cost! Priority List members will be the first to know when our 2023 summer camp registration officially opens!
For details on all 2022 Nike Basketball Camps, please visit Nike Basketball Camps.
2023 DATES COMING SOON!
Check-in: Monday at 8:30am
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 3:30pm
Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-4PM
Nike Versa Tack Basketballs can be purchased during registration for $25. Players can choose between a size 6 (28.5", standard girls) or size 7 (29.5", standard boys) ball, which will be passed out on the last day of camp. Please note that it is not required to bring a basketball to camp as they are provided by the staff for camp instruction. *Sales will stop on April 1st.
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.
HEALTH & RELEASE FORMS
All registered campers are required to have a parent or legal guardian fill out US Sports Camps’ mandatory Health & Release Forms online before arrival at camp. This camp does NOT require a doctor's signature on the forms.
A detailed Information Packet containing check-in location and address, on-site staff contact information, a checklist of things to bring, site-specific forms, and more will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. To check if your Information Packet is ready, click here.
PEACE OF MIND POLICY
At US Sports Camps, we hope you will not have to cancel your enrollment in camp. If you do though, there are options. For details on our Cancellation Policy, including cancellations of camp by US Sports Camps, please visit: www.ussportscamps.com/peace-of-mind-policy.
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.
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.
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 Campers arrive; stretching and conditioning
- 9:15 AM Instructional stations
- 10:30 AM Lecture
- 11:00 AM Full-court games
- 12:00 PM Lunch, rest
- 1:00 PM Team practice
- 2:00 PM Full-court games
- 3:00 PM Full-court games
- 4:00 PM Campers Depart
Located just outside of Charlotte, Wingate is home to the Charles A. Cannon Complex, which includes a 2,500 seat basketball arena. Overnight campers will reside in the dormitories on campus where staff act as resident advisors and supervise campers overnight.
She loves the coaching staff!
June 20, 2019: She loves to play basketball and work on getting better. She loves the coaching staff and the Wingate University players that come to help out!
— Robert S., Parent
I had so much fun.
June 20, 2019: I had so much fun. We had stations and fun games to help us get to know each other, the food tasted good and we had games so we could use the skills we learned in the game.
— Marcia D., Camper
The Counselors were great with her!
June 20, 2019: Brooke had a great time with all the activities and the counselors were great with her.
— Robin M., Parent
A Very Memorable Experience!
June 21, 2018: My daughter loved getting to meet new friends and the food! All the counselors were great and it made for a very memorable experience.
— Barry S., Parent
My girls love this basketball camp
June 23, 2017: My girls love this basketball camp and look forward to it every year! Thank you for everything you do to inspire my girls each year and to help them grow in their knowledge/skills of the game!
— Breanna D., Parent
Both begged to sign them up next year
June 23, 2017: They really enjoyed the drills and game, but they said the funnest part was spending time with their cool counselers at night before bedtime.Both my Campers said the Staff is what made it so memorable. Both begged to sign them up next year on the way home.
— Rylea S., Parent
Made her want to be a part of a team like the Wingate women's team
June 23, 2017: Maddie says her favorite part of the camp was the "team" experience of playing ball and hanging out with the counselors and the other campers. Made her want to be a part of a team like the Wingate women's team.
— Mattie S., Parent
We will definitely be back
June 24, 2016: Camp was way more than I expected as a parent. I was very nervous being this was our first time having our daughter away, and all the staff and even the other campers took great care of our little girl. We were very satisfied!
— Angelique H., Parent
The girls really enjoyed it!
June 29, 2016:The girls loved working with the Wingate basketball players; thanks for making this a wonderful experience!
— Emily H., Parent
July 21, 2016: She loved it and wants to go next year; she likes basketball better now than soccer!
— Tony R., Parent
She loved the friends she made
June 29, 2015: Overall, the experience was wonderful and my daughter wouldn't miss it for the world. She is already looking forward to seeing the staff and returning campers next year.
— Melissa D., Parent
Great, friendly staff
June 30, 2015: My daughter had a good time at the camp. Made a lot of new friends that she continues to keep in touch with.
— Shawn C., 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.