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Don’t miss your chance this summer to make new friendships and receive elite-level training at our Nike Football Skills Development Camp in Pittsburgh, PA. Young athletes will have a great opportunity to improve in all components of the game with Director Ryan Larsen and their coaching staff. They will ensure a positive and encouraging atmosphere each day as campers have a great time competing with each other. Each day, campers will develop fundamentals and advanced skills, focusing on footwork, offensive and defensive skills, individual positions, team play, and game situations.

Highlights Include
  • Nike Football Camp T-Shirt, Cinch Sack, Wristband, Sticker, and potentially other prizes!
  • Grouping by Age and Ability
  • Non-Contact Drills and Competitions
  • Daily Training to Develop Speed, Strength and Agility
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Camp Coaches

  • Ryan Larsen

    Director Ryan Larsen

    On February 3, 2022, Carnegie Mellon University named Ryan Larsen as its 19th head football coach. Larsen came to Carnegie Mellon from Columbia University, where he served as quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator. Larsen, who has achieved offensive success in every one of his coaching experiences, has also worked at Stevenson University, Rhodes College, Wabash College and Indiana University.

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  • Jeff Simmons

    Special Teams Coordinator / Wide Receivers Jeff Simmons

    Jeff Simmons begins his 14th season as a full-time assistant and 18th overall on the Carnegie Mellon staff in 2023. During his first nine years on staff and from 2017 through the 2021, Simmons was the running backs and wide receivers coach and at the start of 2022 continued coaching the wideouts.

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  • Ben Gibboney

    Defensive Coordinator / Outside Linebackers Ben GIbboney

    The 2023 season marks Ben Gibboney’s fourth as Carnegie Mellon’s defensive coordinator. Gibboney, who has been part of the Tartans’ staff as the defensive backs coach since 2015, replaced longtime Tartan defensive coordinator Terry Bodnar following the 2019 season.

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  • KK Rountree

    Defensive Backs KK Rountree

    KK Rountree will enter his first season on the Carnegie Mellon staff in 2023 and will be coaching the defensive backs.

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  • Andy Helms

    Associate Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator Andy Helms

    Andy Helms enters his 10th year as offensive coordinator for Carnegie Mellon in 2023. Prior to the 2019 season, Helms was promoted to Associate Head Coach.

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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


  • Dates: July 29-August 1, 2024
  • Age Group: 8-14
  • Camp Type: Day Camp
  • Schedule: 9:00am-3:00pm
  • 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.


  • 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!


  • 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
  • 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. The backup location for inclement weather would be Wiegand Gymnasium (5032 Forbes Ave)


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

  • Gloves

  • 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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Gesling Stadium

Nike Football Skills Development Camp Carnegie Mellon University

Ryan Larsen, Director
Gesling Stadium - 5040 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike Skills
Nike Football Skills Development Camp Carnegie Mellon University
Nike Football Skills Development Camp Carnegie Mellon University
Jul 29-Aug 1, 2024
Programs: Football Skills Camp
Age Group: 8 - 14
Gender: Co-Ed
Please review our cancellation policy thoroughly. You are required to agree with our policy before completing your registration.
Day (9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.) $450.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
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