Nike Softball Camp at the University of Dallas
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Nike Softball Camps is returning to University of Dallas for another great summer! Softball players in the Dallas area will have the opportunity to learn elite techniques as well as improve their overall knowledge of the game.
Directing the Nike Camp is Amber Conner. Conner makes sure each camper receives the individual attention needed to improve their game.
- 8:1 camper to instructor ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play and more
- Official NIKE Camp T-Shirt
- NIKE Camp Lanyard
- Great NIKE prizes
- NIKE Softball Camp Graduation Certificate
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Camp Director Amber Conner
The former Nimitz graduate and collegiate All-American was the head coach at the University of Dallas for three seasons.View Amber Conner's Bio ⟩
Coach Conner began her coaching career in 2002 as a Graduate Assistant at Oklahoma Christian. In 2003, she joined the University of North Texas coaching staff as the pitching and outfield coach. In 2005 Coach, Conner took over head coaching duties for Decatur High School in Decatur, Texas. Coach Conner also coaches the 18U Shadows, a select softball team out of Flower Mound, Texas.
An All-State selection two years running, Coach Conner was a member of the Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State) softball program where she was selected a 1998 All-American. Coach Conner led the Bobcats to Regionals as a freshman in 1998. Posting 24 wins, she was ranked as one of the top 15 collegiate pitchers for the year. Coach Conner was named the Southland Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player in 1999 and continues to hold several school records in both pitching and hitting.
Following her coach to New Mexico State University after her freshman year, Coach Conner continued to excel on the softball diamond. She currently ranks 4th in at bats, 4th in doubles for a season, 5th in wins for a season, and 5th in innings pitched for a season.
After her 2001 season, Coach Conner chose to finish her career at Oklahoma Christian University. She led the Oklahoma Christian program to the 2002 NAIA National Tournament where she was honored as an NAIA All-American. She was also named to the NAIA All-Tournament Team, selected First Team NAIA All-Region, as well as, first team All-Sooner Athletic Conference. Coach Conner continues to hold multiple records at Oklahoma Christian University, including 41 consecutive scoreless innings pitched. She currently ranks 12th in fewest walks allowed per year in NAIA history.
At camp, all fundamentals will be covered - fielding, hitting, base-running and there will be game play each day.Show Less See More Camp Details
Check-in time and place TBD.
Check-out time and place TBD.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp.
Includes all softball and night activities, all meals from dinner on Sunday to lunch on Thursday, and double room occupancy in the dorms.
EXTENDED DAY CAMP
Includes all softball and activities, dinner on Sunday, lunch and Dinner Monday-Wednesday and lunch on Thursday. Extended Day campers will be picked up at 9:00 pm each day aside from Thursday when camp ends between 2-3 p.m..
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:15 a.m. Wake Up
- 7:45 a.m. Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
- 8:50 a.m. Extended Day Campers Arrive
- 9:00 a.m. Warm Up/Stretch
- 9:30 a.m. Hitting Circuit
- 10:15 a.m. Baserunning Drills
- 11:45 a.m. Lunch
- 1:00 p.m. Warm Up/Stretch/Throwing Drills
- 2:15 p.m. Position Work - Break into Groups
- 3:45 p.m. Supervised Free Time/Swim
- 5:30 p.m. Dinner
- 6:30 p.m. Evening Activities/Games
- 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart
- 10:00 p.m. To Rooms/Lights Out
Located in Irving, Texas, a city of 150,000 residents, the University of Dallas is on the northwest boundary of the city of Dallas. Centrally located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the campus is ten miles from DFW International Airport, 15 minutes from downtown Dallas and 40 minutes away from Fort Worth.
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Enjoyed every part of it
July 8, 2017: She enjoyed every part of it. The long says we're good for her as well.
— Donnie F. Parent
Came home better and more positive
July 7, 2017: My daughter came home with a better / more positive attitude. She wanted to go to the one close to Vegas!!!
— Marcie K. Parent
July 5, 2017: The coach from Alaska who went to Louisiana tech was very friendly with all the girls and very encouraging I hope she is there next year!
— Amanda C. Parent
A totally different ball player
July 3, 2017: Overall my daughter loved it! Food was awesome (in her words). She walked out of that camp as a totally different ball player.
— Lisa Z. Parent
Made lots of friends
July 1, 2017: My daughter really enjoyed all of the coaches. She made lots of friends. The scrimmages were her favorite.
— Doug D. Parent
Bigger and better!
June 30, 2017: It's bigger then before, my oldest went before my youngest child and it has grown alot. Which we loved to see all the new staff and the way the program ran..Excited she love her Coach Moe!!!!
— Tina C. Parent
June 30, 2017: very awesome, she wants to go back next year
— Tina C. Parent
Improved her softball IQ
June 30, 2017: Helped my child improve her softball IQ and softball skills. She thoroughly enjoyed her time at camp. The staff was amazing and helpful. Spectacular camp. Would suggest to any level or age of softball player to attend. Great for all ages and all skill levels. Really appreciate that no one is left behind no matter what their skill level or age.
— Todd C. Parent
Second year and loved it
My girls love this camp. This was their 2nd year to go and they are already looking forward to next year.
"Fantastic improvement...this will be an annual event. I wish you could conduct an additional camp during the year."
My Daughter has more heart and motivation for the game thanks to the NIKE Softball Camp at the University of Dallas
"My daughter attended our local UDallas Nike camp in June. She is back on the field with her 10u rec team and her coach asked her why she was now the player he wanted 3 months ago. She said that she had been practicing. He said it was more than that. She was more motivated and showed more heart. I know she is coming to the age where the average kid begins making the choice to put their heart in it or not, but I also attribute the NIKE Softball camp to giving her motivation, a renewed love for the game and more confidence. Thanks. I love to see her play and I love seeing the money well spent. Sometimes that heart is worth more than the skills she also honed and developed at camp."
This Nike Softball Camp, helped my daughter grow as an athlete and as a person
"My daughter participated in the 2012 Nike Softball Camp at Dallas University. Going into this camp, she was very nervous about what to expect, but came out a completely different person and player. I believe that this Nike Camp, helped her grow as an athlete and as a person. There aren't enough thank you's to be sent to the amazing staff that worked with each and every camper!! They helped her find a new love and appreciation for the game of softball. She is already talking about and looking forward to going back to camp next summer!!!"
I hope to go back every year
"The camp was very well-planned out and had a good program. The times to wakeup eat and play were reasonable and the instructors knew exactly what they were doing and taught the campers in an easy-to-understand way. I hope to go back every year!"
— Overnight Camp
Amber and her team are AWESOME!
"I went out and watched my daughter and the rest of the campers scrimmage during the NIKE Softball Camp at University of Dallas. The girls looked like a team after just 4 days. There was mutual respect, excitement, and they took the plays as they came and kept going! We are excited and already looking forward to being at returning camper! Amber and her team are awesome!!!!!"
The NIKE camp at the University of Dallas was Amazing
"The NIKE camp at the University of Dallas was AMAZING! The camp far exceeded our expectations and I will recommend several of the conditioning drills to my Varsity coach so my High School team can benefit from them as well. ABSOLUTELY AMAZING EXPERIENCE!"
— Overnight Camper
Taught My Daughter More Softball & Being A Young Lady
"I cannot put into words the experience my daughter gained from going to the camp. She not only learned skills in softball but how to be a better young lady. The morals and values the staff brought to the camp were extraordinary. We looked at sending her to another camp and decided on the NIKE Camp for convenience and I am so glad we did. She was going to be a day camper but when we got there she saw some friends and we were able to change her to be an overnight camper. I will highly recommend this camp to anyone who is interested in gaining skills and personal growth. We look forward to next year!!"
Honest Assessments of My Skills
"I've been playing competitive travel softball for five years now yet I felt the coaches at this camp helped me improve my game in many ways. They showed me where I needed improvement and were very honest in their assessments of my skills. They recommended coaches to help me continue to improve after the camp - and I really appreciate that."
— Overnight Camper
Can't Wait to Bring my Teammates!
"I had such a good time at camp that this year I'm bringing some of my teammates! They saw how much I improved and want to improve as well!"
— Day Camper
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