Nike Softball Camp California Lutheran University
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Immerse yourself in a week of softball with Nike Softball Camps at Cal Lutheran University. This camp, located in Thousand Oaks, provides softball players the opportunity to refine their hitting, fielding, pitching and base-running skills as well as learn new techniques on these fundamentals!
Cal Lutheran is a premier location for a Nike Softball Camp. The great weather, elite coaching from LeeAnn Taylor, and excellent facilities make this camp a favorite for many young athletes.
- Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Potentially Other Prizes!
- Professional instruction from SDCC Head Coach LeeAnn Taylor and college-aged instructors
- Daily Emphasis on Fundamental Development and Team Play
- Players Grouped by Age and Ability
- Low Camper to Coach Ratios
- Excellent Training Facilities
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Co-Director LeeAnn Taylor
LeeAnn Taylor, two-time PCC Coach of the Year (2006 & 2007), is currently in her 12th season as the Head Softball Coach at San Diego City College and her 15th season at the collegiate level.View LeeAnn Taylor's Bio ⟩
Taylor led the Knights to consecutive postseason appearances in 2007 and 2008. In 2007, she led the Knights to their best record in school history (31-10-1, 11-4 PCC) and a share of the Pacific Coast Conference championship.
Prior to City, she was an assistant coach at Cal State Northridge in 2003 and 2004 where she helped lead CSUN to consecutive NCAA regional play-off appearances. Taylor was the Assistant Softball Coach at Point Loma Nazarene University from 1998-2002 and was honored to be a part of the 2002 NAIA National Coaching Staff of the Year. During those five years, PLNU qualified for consecutive postseasons and made two trips to the College World Series, finishing runner-up in 2002.
Taylor is a native San Diegan. She attended San Diego Mesa College and was named an All-State Second Baseman her freshman year. She earned a full scholarship to Cal State Northridge and, as a junior, helped her team finish as the National Runner-Up.
Taylor earned a B.A. in Child Development from CSUN in 1995 and earned her Master's of Science degree in Physical Education from Azusa Pacific University in 2006. She is currently working towards her Ph.D.
Assistant Coach Cheryl Schaefer
Joining LeeAnn on staff will be Cheryl Schaefer. Cheryl joins the San Diego City Staff after serving as Head Coach at Point Loma which recently dropped their top-ranked softball program.View Cheryl Schaefer's Bio ⟩
Joining LeeAnn on staff will be Cheryl Schaefer. Cheryl joins the San Diego City Staff after serving as Head Coach at Point Loma which recently dropped their top-ranked softball program. Following a stellar playing career, Schaefer joined the PLNU coaching staff in 2004 and served as associate head coach for the last two seasons. During those six years, the Sea Lions have compiled a 271-86 overall record (.759 winning percentage) and qualified for the NAIA National Championship Tournament each season. PLNU was national runner up in 2007 and finished third at nationals on two occasions (2006, 2008). Schaefer has also helped mentor 28 All-GSAC players and 13 All-Americans.
Schaefer (then Bolding) was a dominating player for PLNU from 2000-03. She was a three-time first-team All-American, a three-time GSAC Player of the Year (2001-03) and a two-time NAIA Player of the Year (2001, 2002).She still ranks in the NAIA top-10 in numerous offensive categories and her name is in the PLNU university career and single season record book in 17 places. She was inducted into the PLNU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.
In addition to her collegiate career, Schaefer played for Arizona Heat, a professional softball franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League, for two years (2004-05).
This camp is for softball players of all abilities. Instruction will focus primarily on hitting, specific position fielding, base-running, and game situations. In addition, pitchers will have the opportunity to work with pitching instructors.
Please note: The following information may be subject to change.
- Dates: CHECK BACK IN 2024
- Age Group: 8-17
- Gender: Girl
- Camp Type: Day Camp
- Schedule: 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Thursday
- Check-In: 30 minutes prior to camp start time
- Lunch: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a sack lunch to camp each day.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Daily Softball Instruction
- Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
- Nike Camp T-Shirt, Gym Sack, Player Card, and Lanyard
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 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.
Small gym bag/backpack
Athletic clothing: t-shirt, shorts, softball pants (recommended)
Cleats & sneakers
Catchers gear (if applicable)
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 Softball 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.
NIKE SOFTBALL CAMP FAQ
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Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:30am - 8:45am Campers arrive for check in
- 9:00am Softball Drills/Practice
- 12:00pm Lunch
- 1:00pm Chalk Talks/Team Defense and Offensive Situation Drills
- 4:00pm Campers depart
- Opened in 2008
- Named after the Hutton Foundation and donors Tom and Susan Parker
- Regals opened Hutton Field with a 4-2 win over Cal State East Bay
- Covered dugouts
- Home and away bullpens
- Batting cages
When I came to pick up my kid at the end of the camp, more than a few kids knew her name which helped with her confidence. Also, the coaches identified areas for her to improve.
— Parent of Attendee from This Camp in 2022
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.