Nike Football Skills Camp Sports Academy at The Star
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This Nike Football Skills Camp in Frisco, TX is designed for football players looking to improve their game this summer. Campers will have the opportunity to learn from professional instructors. Train where the pros train at Sports Academy at The Star in Frisco, Texas June 28th-July 1st to practice your skills for the upcoming football season!
Instruction will include offensive and defensive position drills, athletic development, and competitive play. There will be fun football competitions throughout camp, and players will compete in a “7 on 7” tournament. Join us this summer to learn, have fun, make new friends, and become a better player.
- Train Where the Pros Train!
- Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Potentially Other Prizes!
- Professional Instruction from Coaching Staff
- Daily Training to Develop Speed, Strength and Agility
- Players Grouped by Age and Ability
- Discussions on Proper Technique and Concussion Safety
- Low Camper to Coach Ratios
- Excellent Training Facilities
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Camp Director Sir Derrick Dotson
SirDerrick “Coach Dot” Dotson is a native of Shreveport, LA and a 2012 graduate of Arkansas Baptist College. Dot received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. His passion for sports developed at a young age; however, his work ethic and dedication created an opportunity for him to play collegiate football. While completing his Bachelor's degree he gained experience working as an Athletic Student Assistant Advisor for Arkansas Baptist and in 2009 Arkansas Baptist hired him as the official Quarterback coach.View Sir Derrick's Bio ⟩
In 2012 Dot furthered his career as the Defensive Back Coach & Coordinator for Offense-Defense Training Camp. He worked closely with the 8-18 age group in developing their mental toughness, strength and conditioning, ball skills, tackling, and route recognition. Dot immediately recognized the importance of developing athletes after working with them one on one and in weekend training sessions. While at Offense-Defense Training Camp he worked with Bill Bates (Former All Pro Safety and Special Teams Coach for the Dallas Cowboys) and Larry Kirksey (Former Houston Texans Wide Receiver Coach) to help the participants increase their knowledge of the game. From 2016 to 2017 he was the Passing Coordinator/WR Coach for Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. Dot also served as the Assistant Strength Coach at Florida Atlantic University during the 2017-2018 academic school year.
His passion for developing athletes was the fuel needed to exit the collegiate arena and return home to Louisiana where he volunteered to work with local athletes in the community. Engaging in the community and seeing the lasting impact it had on the young athletes became his motivation to start Innovative Sports Performance (ISP), LLC in 2018.
The vision of ISP is to better enhance the athletes’ overall performance. The focus is explosive speed work and recovery. Dot trains athletes ages 6 and up. The sessions are tailored for age appropriate groups. Ages 6 to 12, while still developing physically, focus on mechanics, endurance, and resistance training. In addition high school, collegiate and professional athletes receive toning, explosive speed, form, and recovery training. He received his Personal Trainer Certification through International Alliance for Fitness Professional (IAFP).
Coach Tommy Dunn
Tommy Dunn was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. I graduated high school at Richardson High School in 1999. graduated from college at Langston University in May 2004. In high school, I was a three-sport athlete: football, track, and field, and he was in a 19U league for rugby. In high school, I was All District in football as a defensive end and All District and All Region in the shot put and discus in track and field.View Tommy's Bio ⟩
I attended Langston University in the fall of 1999, where I was a redshirt on the Langston Lions football team and also a part of the track and field team, where I did shot put and discus. I was part of the Langston Lions football and track and field teams from 1999 to 2004. I was the first All-American shot putter in Langston history and also the first freshman to go to nationals in the shot put. I graduated in the spring of 2004 with a bachelor's in business administration.
I started my own company in 2007 called PpSquared Production, where I do graphics, photography, videography, web design, and brand building for several different companies. In 2011, I started coaching Little League football for the Desoto Falcons Youth Football Team, where I worked with the 7-8U until later, when I started working with the 11-12U. I also volunteer as a shot putter coach at A. Maceo Smith High School in Oak Cliff.
I trained at different football and skill camps around the Dallas-Fort Worth area and also coached and trained at a few other places out of state, such as Oklahoma City and Chicago, Illinois. For the past couple of years, I have been helping coach Dot with ISP training of athletes and being a part of the Dot 7 on 7 football team as a defensive coordinator.
Coach Jermaine Trent
Coach Jermaine Trent will be entering his first season with Roger Bacon High School as the corners coach. Trent brings over 17 years of high school and college coaching experience. During that time, he has coached many All-Conference players, All-State players and an All-American player. Some accomplishments during his career also include, Defensive SWAC Freshman of the Year and Second Team All-SWAC, Division II All-American Safety signed as a NFL Free-Agent, Cornerback signed as NFL Free-Agent, SIAC First and Second Team All-Conference and SIAC Top 3 Defensive.View Jermaine's Bio ⟩
Prior to Roger Bacon High School, Trent was at Walnut Hills High School and Princeton High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, coaching safeties and corners.
In 2019, Trent helped coach several players on the Gila River Hawks to play at Division I and Division II level, including Tsavion Jackson (Colorado Mesa University), Jordan Parker (Oregon State University), Jeremy Mercier (University of Utah), Jayden Wooden (Morgan State University), and Calvin Twyman (Tiffin University). That same year, the Gila River Hawks won the Inaugural Season of Hohokam Junior College Athletic Conference.
While at Langston University, as Secondary Coach and Special Teams Coordinator, all special teams were ranked top 3 in NAIA.
Coach Trent graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from The University of the Cincinnati in 1996, where he played Defensive Back.
December 2020-March 2021: Princeton High School, Secondary/Corners Coach
June 2020-November 2020: Walnut Hills High School, Secondary/Safeties Coach
April 2019-April 2020: Gila River Hawks, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Pass Game Coordinator/Secondary Coach
August 2015-October 2015: Fairfield Preparatory High School, Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
May 2014- June 2014: Thomas Edison High School, Secondary Coach
March 2013- May 2014: East Central High School, Cornerback Coach
July 2012- December 2012: Langston University, Secondary Coach, Special Teams Coordinator
September 2011- May 2012: Thomas Edison High School, Defensive Coordinator, Secondary Coach
February 2011- August 2011: Concordia College, Secondary Coach, NFL Scout Pro Liaison
March 2009- December 2010: Stillman College, Secondary Coach, Director of Operations
December 2007- February 2009: Texas Southern University, Cornerback Coach
August 2007- November 2007: Trinity Valley Community College, Director of Football Operations, Running Back Coach
June 2006 – August 2007: Hillcrest High School, Assistant Football, Track & Field Coach
July 2005 – May 2006: Sulphur Springs High School, Assistant Football, Track & Field Coach
Instruction will develop fundamentals and advanced skills, focusing on footwork, offensive and defensive skills, team play, and game situations. You can expect high demand for these first come first serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
Please note: The following information may be subject to change.
THIS PROGRAM HAS CONCLUDED FOR THE SEASON. PLEASE JOIN OUR PRIORITY LIST TO BE NOTIFIED WHEN THIS PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION.
- Age Group: 8-18
- Camp Type: Day Camp
- Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday | 9:00am-2:00pm
- Check-In: Begins 30 minutes prior to the camp start time.
- Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a snack/lunch to camp each day or bring money for food on-site.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Daily Football Instruction
- Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
- Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Potentially Other Prizes!
INSTRUCTION & FACILITY
Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio
Groupings: Campers are initially grouped by age and moved around accordingly based on skill level.
Facility: Outdoor & Indoor Fields
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
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!
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING:
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
This camp is NON-CONTACT
Small gym bag/backpack
Athletic clothing: t-shirt, shorts
Cleats (NO metal-tip cleats) & sneakers
Packed lunch and snacks
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.
Nike Football Camps does not provide transportation from airports, train stations or bus depots. If you have a child flying to camp, please arrange a shuttle or taxi service.
If you have a group of campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a discount. Please have someone contact the US Sports Camps office at 1-800-645-3226 with the names of each camper in the group and we will create a unique discount code for your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during checkout. *Discount amount varies by program. Please call for details.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
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Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:45am-9:00am Check-In
- 9:00am-9:15am Camp Introductions
- 9:15am-9:30am Dynamic Stretching
- 9:30am-10:30am Position Group Skills Training (Offense)
- 10:30am-11:00am Speaker
- 11:00am-12:00pm Position Group Skills Training (Defense)
- 12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch Break
- 12:30pm-2:45pm 7 on 7/Lineman Challenge
- 2:45pm-3:00pm Camp Wrap Up/Daily Awards
Sports Academy at The Star
June 30, 2023: My child looking forward to coming back the next day. He had so much fun while also learning a lot. I also appreciated the camp director keeping parents informed of safety related items and the care he took to ensure they were all safe during the extreme heat
July 3, 2022: Were from Ohio and moved to Texas a few years ago for my husband's work. Being an Ohio State fan you don't expect to get an experience with players like that and my son got to meet some players and interact with him without us flying across the country.
July 3, 2022: One on one drills. My son had the opportunity to meet and get tips from current college players
July 1, 2023: The technical knowledge of the staff, small player to coach ratio, and great facitlities.
July 5, 2022: My son getting camper of the day motivated him to keep working hard. Geat experience.
June 30, 2023: The bond my son made with his coach Dorian.
Coaches were friendly and supportive.
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.