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Become a more sound and fundamental player at Nike Football Skills Development Camp Arizona Christian University in Glendale, AZ. Jeff Bowen and their coaching staff are going to teach campers the football skills required to play at the next level and maximize their potential on the field. This summer camp will teach you how to properly approach the game as the campers will take part in footwork, offensive and defensive skills, individual positions, team plays, and game situations., and will even implement what it takes to become strong mentally on the field.

Highlights Include
  • Nike Football Camp T-Shirt, Cinch Sack, 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 
  • Low Camper to Coach Ratios
  • Excellent Training Facilities
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Camp Coaches

  • Brett Nelson

    Camp Director Brett Nelson

    The 2023 season is the fourth for Brett Nelson as the ACU Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach. He refers to the offensive linemen as “The Crew”. Coach Nelson served as the Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance for two years at Arizona Christian University before returning to coaching.

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  • Jeff Bowen

    Head Coach Jeff Bowen

    Arizona Christian Football and Head Coach Jeff Bowen celebrate ten years in 2023. After starting from the beginning in 2014, Coach Bowen is on year eight as the head coach. The Firestorm are 53-20 with three conference titles and two appearances in the NAIA Football Championship Series under Bowen. Coach Bowen was selected as the 2021 NAIA Coach of Character Award winner.

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  • Todd Williamson

    Assistant Coach Todd Williamson

    "Coach Will" is entering his sixth season with the Firestorm where he coaches the linebackers and is the Assistant Defensive Coordinator.Coach Williamson has been coaching for the last 20 years. He has been the head coach at multiple high schools here in the Valley, and before coming to ACU, he was the Defensive Coordinator at Phoenix College.

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Camp Details

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.


  • Dates: May 28-31, 2024
  • Age Group: Incoming 6th grade to Incoming 12th grade
  • Gender: Co-Ed
  • Camp Type: Day
  • Schedule: Tuesday-Friday, 8am – 1pm
  • Check-In: 30 minutes prior to camp start time
  • Lunch: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a snack/lunch and a water bottle to camp each day. Water will be available throughout camp.

Please note: Drop off will occur on the first day for gear in the Barrett Building located on the North section of campus. We will have posted signs directing people when they enter off of Greenway. Drop off will be at the main tent off the edge of the field. I do not see where this is located on the website though. Address is 1 W. Firestorm Way. After the first day, check in and check out will be on the field at the main tent.


  • Daily Football Instruction
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
  • Nike Football Camp T-Shirt, Cinch Sack, Wristband, Sticker, and potentially other prizes!


  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio

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

  • Facility: Outdoor field in the morning with indoor facility available for inclement weather/heat. Film study, chalk talk, speakers and football IQ sessions will be held indoors


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!


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


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.


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

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Sample Daily Schedule

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:00am-11:00am Skills and Drills/Outdoor Competitions and Gameplay
  • 11:00am-11:30am Lunch
  • 11:30am-1:00pm Film Study/ Football IQ Sessions and Speakers Indoors/ Additional Outdoor Training, Competitions and Gameplay

ACU Football Facility Photo

ACU Football Field

Nike Football Skills Development Camp Arizona Christian University

Brett Nelson, Camp Director
ACU Football Field- 1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, Arizona 85306
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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.

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