Nike Girls Basketball Camp Wingate University
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Join Wingate University women's basketball as they celebrate their 10th summer with Nike Basketball Camps! Head Women's Coach Ann Hancock directs an upbeat, intensive camp geared for girls looking to enhance their all-around game in a fun and encouraging environment.
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, lectures and team games
- Daily emphasis on individual development, team play, and more
- Receive a Nike Basketball Camp t-shirt and other prizes!
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Camp Director Ann Hancock
Ann Hancock (’92) enters her seventh season as Wingate head women’s basketball coach in 2018-19. The 2016-17 campaign concluded with the Bulldogs (26-6 overall) winning the South Atlantic Conference tournament championship and earning a spot in the NCAA Division II post-season tournament for the SAC-best 15th time.View Ann Hancock's Bio ⟩
In 2015-16, WU senior forward Morgan McGee was a second team All-South Atlantic Conference selections. Bulldog freshman guard/forward Danasia 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 38 senior college seasons, Wingate women’s basketball has 801 victories and 333 losses.
JUNE 17-20, 2018
Overnight Campers Check-in: Sunday between 11am-1pm at JM Smith Hall
Day Campers Check-in: Sunday between 12pm-1pm at Cuddy Arena
All Campers Closing Ceremony: Wednesday at 11:45am
Housing & Roommates
Campers will reside in the JM Smith Hall dorms on campus. Campers stay 2 per room and are assigned by age and roommate request. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
Linens: Not provided
Suggested Spending Money: $40
The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
There will be optional swim time throughout the week for both day and overnight campers. Please pack accordingly (bathing suit and pool towel).
On the first day of camp, all extended day campers should arrive dressed and ready to play. Drop off and pick up locations will be given out at registration.
♦ Day Campers stay until 5pm.
♦ Lunch is not provided.
♦ Day Camper Hours are 9am-4pm.
♦ Lunch is provided.
♦ Day Camper Hours are 9am-12pm.
♦ Lunch is not provided.
♦ Check-out immediately follows closing ceremony.
Daily Schedule: SUN 12pm-5pm MON-TUES 9am-4pm WED 9am-12pm
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
- 7:00 AM Wake-up, shower
- 7:45 AM Breakfast (Resident campers only)
- 9:00 AM Day 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 Station Review; Skill contests
- 5:00 PM Day Campers depart
- 5:30 PM Dinner
- 6:30 PM Back to gym, skills competition
- 10:00 PM Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights Out!
Located just outside of Charlotte in Wingate, NC , 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.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
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!
— Ava and 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
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
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