Kansas Women’s Basketball Releases Summer Camp Dates
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas women’s basketball and head coach Bonnie Henrickson will offer four chances for players of various ages and skill levels to improve their game this summer, with the announcement of the 2014 Bonnie Henrickson Basketball Camps.
Camps include Elite Camp (June 5-7), Individual Camp (June 22-25), Jayhawk Junior Camp (June 30-July 3) and Jayhawk Jamboree (June 28). All sessions will utilize the facilities at the University of Kansas with Henrickson and her staff overseeing all camp sessions. Current and former KU players will also assist with instruction and supervision.
Elite Camp (June 5-7)
Elite Camp is designated for the advanced player wanting to improve individual and team skills during the off-season. Players will be introduced to Henrickson’s system and philosophies of the game. Emphasis will be placed on developing advanced skills, according to position, both offensively and defensively.
All members of the KU coaching staff will be present at camp in addition to current and former KU players, high school coaches, professional players and college coaches from other universities. It is strongly recommended that participants have completed at least the 10th grade or have one year of varsity playing experience prior to enrolling in camp.
Individual Camp (June 22-25)
Individual Camp emphasizes the development of fundamental skills. Daily instruction and station work are designed to encourage the mastery of basic skills. In addition, players are grouped according to age and skill level. Campers will compete on teams in order to apply their individual skills to team concepts.
All members of the KU coaching staff will be present at camp in addition to current and former KU players, high school coaches, professional players and college coaches from other universities. Girls entering grades 5-12 in the fall of 2014 are eligible for Individual Camp.
Jayhawk Junior Camp (June 30-July 3)
Junior Jayhawk Camp is designed to teach fundamental skills and rules of the game to young, aspiring players. Camp will include basic skill stations, 5-on-5 competitions and more. Camp will run daily from 9 a.m. – noon. This camp is for girls and boys entering grades 1-5 in the fall of 2014.
Jayhawk Jamboree (June 28)
The Jayhawk Jamboree is a one-day team camp that provides a professional atmosphere in which teams can compete against quality opponents, with a four game guarantee (eight player minimum per team). Teams will be divided into competition pools (based on head coach recommendation) to ensure quality opponents in round-robin format.
In addition, all teams will be instructed on NCAA compliance and the college recruiting process. High school varsity, junior varsity and AAU teams are eligible for the 2014 Jayhawk Jamboree.
For more information about any of the Kansas women’s basketball camps, or to request a team packet for the Jayhawk Jamboree, contact Katie Capps by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 785-864-4938, or visit the camp website www.bonnieball.com.
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