Nike Track and Field Camp at Ocean City High School
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The beautiful Carey Stadium at Ocean City High School offers the ideal setting for this Track and Field Camp for middle and high school athletes, hosted by Ocean City High School Coach Tim Cook.
Campers will have the opportunity to learn and develop across a number Track & Field events, including sprints, hurdles, and jumps (No Pole Vault), as well as middle distance and throws (Shot Put only). Each day includes training sessions and games for each event. Camp concludes with an official track meet, with prizes awarded to event winners!
- Choose from Track & Field Field Events - Sprints/Hurdles/Jumps/Throws/Middle Distance
- No Pole Vault, Javelin, Hammer, Discus
- 10:1 camper to staff ratio
- Nike Running Camp T-shirt
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Director Tim Cook
Tim Cook is in his 12th year at Ocean City High School, and his 6th year as Head Coach of the Ocean City Girls Cross Country and Track & Field Team.View Tim's Bio ⟩
Coach Cook has won New Jersey State Championships as both a coach (Glassboro'09) and athlete (Glassboro'05), and was an All-Conference High Jumper at Rider University (MAAC) and Rowan University (NJAC).
As well as serving as a Health & Physical Education Teacher at Ocean City High School, Coach Cook is also the Director of the Ocean City Track Club, and is a USATF Level 2 Certified Coach.
In his first four years at Ocean City High School, his athletes have committed to and competed for a number of D1 programs, including, St. Joe's University, Monmouth University, La Salle University, and Boston University.
Coach Cook has a BA in Health and Exercise Science (Rowan University), and a MA in Kinesiology (Fresno Pacific University).
Staff Coach Mike Colombo
Mike Colombo is the head girls track coach at Mainland Regional High School. He has been coaching hurdles for 17 years. He has coached 3 shuttle hurdle teams that have qualified for New Balance Nationals, including one All-American team. He has a USATF level one certification and a USATF level two certification in jumps as well.
Staff Coach Bill Moreland
Bill Moreland’s cross-country teams won 281 meets and his 336 total wins (including girls track) is the ninth most by an Ocean City High School coach in any sport. His boys cross country teams won 24 county championships in 29 years, eight titles in the Cape-Atlantic League, a pair of South Jersey crowns and two second place finishes in the state meet. Bill has had two runners go sub 4:00 in the mile while competing in college.
Staff Coach Ed Stone
Ed Stone is a former NCAA Division 1 athlete in the throws, specializing in Shot Put and Discus during his time at Rider University. He was a part of multiple Pennsylvania District Team Championships and a state runner-up team during his time at Cedar Crest High School. He is a PA district and state medal holder in the shot put and discus.View 's Bio ⟩
Ed is in his 5th year as the College & Career Specialist for the Freehold Regional High School District in Monmouth County, NJ. He currently is a volunteer coach with the Burlington Township High School team.
Staff Coach Allison Stone
Allison Stone is in her 12th year as a Sprinting and Jumping Coach for Burlington Township High School in Burlington, NJ. In her coaching career, she has brought athletes to both the State Championships and Meet of Champions, every year. Her team has won the Liberty Division Championship and have been Divisional Champions.
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
Coach Cook has designed a camp program which focuses on track and field fundamentals including technical event specific drills, stretching, and speed and core strength exercises.
In addition to Coach Cook, the camp is facilitated by other athletes and coaches from the Ocean City track & field community.
The final day of camp will allow campers to enjoy a fun Track & Field Meet, allowing for some fun competition and building on what the campers have learned during the week!
- Dates: July 15-19, 2024. Join the Priority List to be the first to know when registration opens!
- Ages: 12-17
- Gender: Co-ed
- Camp type: Half-Day
- Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
- Check-in: 15 minutes prior to camp start time
- Location: Ocean City High School Track
- Meals: Campers should bring their own water and snacks
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!
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
- Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio
- Grouped by: age, ability and experience
- Evaluation: by coaching staff
- Equipment Needed: Campers should bring at least one pair of broken in running shoes. Event shoes/spikes are recommended but not required. Please be sure to properly mark your equipment, so that it can be easily identified.
- Facility: Carey Stadium at Ocean City High School
Track and Field
- Jumps (No Pole Vault)
- Middle DIstance
- Shot Put
*No Pole Vault or Throws (DT/HT/JAV) offered in 2023
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.
- Extra Athletic clothing
- 1-2 pairs of broken in running shoes/ event spikes
- Non-running shoes
- Water bottle
- Packed lunch and snacks
- Small gym bag/backpack
Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.
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.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE TRACK & FIELD CAMP FAQ
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Sample Daily Schedule
- 8:00am Drop-off & Check-In
- 8:15am Camp Warm Up / Strength Circuit
- 9:00am Event Group Session 1
- 10:00am Water/Snack Break
- 10:15am Event Group Session 2
- 11:20am Camp Recap/Wrap Up
- 11:30am Pick Up / Departure
Carey Stadium at Ocean City High School is located in Ocean City, NJ, at 5th St. and the Boardwalk. Entrances to Carey Stadium are on both 5th St and 6th St.
FROM NORTH -Take the Atlantic City Expressway East. Take exit 7S for Garden State Parkway South. Take Garden State Parkway South to exit 30 for Somers Point/Ocean City. After toll booth keep straight through 2 major traffic lights over the 9th Street Bridge (Route 52 Causeway) into Ocean City. At the bottom of bridge make a left onto Bay Ave. Take Bay Ave to 6th St, make a right at 6th Street. Go down 6th Street until Atlantic Ave.
FROM SOUTH - Take the Garden State Parkway to exit 25 for Ocean City/Marmora. Make a right at the end of the ramp and go over bridge into Ocean City. At the first traffic light make a left onto Bay Ave. Take Bay Ave all the way to 6th St. Make a right onto 6th St and follow 6th St all the way to Atlantic Ave.
Camp Questions & Answers
My child does multiple events; will there be opportunities for her to train on multiple skills during camp?
Yes campers can train with multiple event groups.
What does my child need to bring to camp?
Please check your camp webpage for a list of items to bring to camp.
My child is new to the sport, do you accept athletes who are beginners in the sport?
We bring the best out of campers of all skill levels. All we require is a positive attitude.
Does the Health & Release Form need to be signed by a doctor?
Our Health & Release Form does not require a doctor’s signature. This form is required to be filled out accurately, and completed online prior to camp arrival.
Jayonni enjoyed himself!
Having Olympian coaches and running with very elite high school athletes.
— Parent of Attendee from a Similar Camp in 2022
Best camp ever!
2023: My daughter LOVED this camp! She enjoyed the variety of activities and the immense knowledge the instructors shared. It was extremely well run and organized with no wasted time. Smooth transitions occurred from each activity and even when there was bad weather there was clear communication.
2023: My daughter got to try some new events. The coaches were patient and worked with her.
2022: Awesome time! Coaches focused on the details that aren't usually gone over in practice
2022: Loved everything and improved a lot and learned new skills to make me a better runner
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.