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IMPROVE YOUR GAME AND HAVE SERIOUS FUN

This Nike Football Skills Camp is designed for football players looking to improve their skills this summer. Join us at The Banta Bowl at Lawrence University and you will receive high-level instruction, led by Camp Director, Josh Sheron while playing the game you love!

Located in Appleton, WI, Lawrence University home to Viking Football. Instruction will include offensive and defensive position drills, athletic development, and competitive play. This is a great opportunity for any young athlete looking to improve their game, have fun, make new friends, and raise their confidence.

Highlights Include
  • Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Potentially Other Prizes!
  • Professional Instruction from Coaching Staff
  • Daily Training to Develop Speed, Strength and Agility
  • Non-Contact Drills and Scrimmages
  • Players Grouped by Age and Ability
  • Discussions on Proper Technique and Concussion Safety¬†
  • Position-Specific Drills
  • Low Camper to Coach Ratios
  • Excellent Training Facilities
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Camp Coaches

  • Josh Sheron

    Camp Director, Offensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator Josh Sheron

    Josh Sheron joined the Lawrence football staff in the summer of 2021 and assumed the responsibilities of coaching the offensive line and serving as run game coordinator. Sheron, who also serves as human performance coordinator, came to Lawrence from Indiana Wesleyan University. Sheron had served as tackles and tights end coach and director of football operations at Indiana Wesleyan since June 2017.

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  • Tony Aker

    Head Coach Tony Aker

    Tony Aker is the new leader of the Lawrence University football program. Aker became the 29th head coach of the Vikings, who played their first season of football back in 1893, in December 2019. Aker came to Lawrence from Carroll University, where he was serving as the interim head coach of the Pioneers.

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  • Matt Sosinsky

    Special Teams Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator Matt Sosinsky

    Wisconsin native Matt Sosinsky joined the Lawrence University football staff in 2020. Sosinsky, who grew up in Princeton, Wis., will coach the linebackers, serve as special teams coordinator and work as the recruiting coordinator.

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  • Andy Paider

    Defensive Coordinator Andy Paider

    Andy Paider is a familiar face to Lawrence University football fans. A native of Denmark, Wis., Paider was a standout with the Vikings and returns to Lawrence as the team's co-defensive coordinator.

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  • Ryan Napralla

    Defensive Line Coach Ryan Napralla

    Ryan Napralla is a familiar face on the Lawrence football coaching staff after a distinguished playing career in the Midwest Conference. A native of Montello, Wis., Napralla has coached Lawrence's defensive line since 2020. A 2005 graduate of former Midwest Conference rival St. Norbert College, Napralla was an all-conference defensive lineman for the Green Knights. He also played on Midwest Conference championship teams in 2001, 2003 and 2004.

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  • D Andre Weaver

    Quarterbacks Coach D'Andre Weaver

    D'Andre Weaver moves from the field to the coaching ranks for the Lawrence University football program in 2022. Weaver will coach the Lawrence quarterbacks. The native of Orlando, Fla., was a standout quarterback for the Vikings and was chosen for the All-Midwest Conference team in 2021.

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Camp Details

Instruction will develop fundamentals and advanced skills, focusing on footwork, specific positions, team play, and game situations.

Please note: The following information may be subject to change.

2023 CAMP INFORMATION

  • Dates: CAMP WILL NOT RUN THIS SUMMER. CHECK BACK IN 2024.
  • Age Group: 6-14 | K-4th (AM) | 5th-8th (PM)
  • Gender: Co-Ed
  • Camp Type: Day Camp
  • Schedule: Monday-Thursday | 9:00am-12:00pm (K-4th) 1:00pm-4:00pm (5th-8th)
  • Check-In: Begins 30 minutes prior to the camp start time.
  • Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a healthy snack and refillable water bottle.

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

  • Offensive Skills: Specific Position Skill Work, Hand-Eye Coordination, Ball Handling and Position, Passing Drills, Catching Drills, Proper Grip and Throwing, Running Routes
  • Defensive Skills: Specific Position Skill Work, Explanation of Defenses (Zone/Man-to-Man), Footwork
  • Teamwork, Concussion Safety, Nutrition
  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio

  • Groupings: Campers are initially grouped by age and moved around accordingly based on skill level.

  • Facility: Outdoor Fields. Indoor facilities are available during inclement weather conditions.

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

  • Warm-up jacket

  • Cleats (NO metal-tip cleats) & sneakers

  • Sunscreen

  • Water bottle

  • Packed lunch and snacks

MEDICAL PROTOCOL

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.

TRAVEL

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.

TEAM/GROUP DISCOUNT

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.

COMPANY POLICIES

For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.

NIKE FOOTBALL CAMP FAQ

For general questions about our football camps please see our FAQ page.

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Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

Lawrence University Field

Ron Roberts Field at The Banta Bowl

Nike Football Skills Camp Lawrence University

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Josh Sheron, Camp Director, Offensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator
Ron Roberts Field at The Banta Bowl- 1201 East Banta Court
Appleton, Wisconsin 54915
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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