The Amherst College Mammoths Men’s Basketball Elite Camp will run from 9 o’clock in the morning until 4 o’clock in the afternoon on the 18th of August. It is open to all boys in grade 11 and grade 12 who are looking to take their basketball skills to the next level. The training program is going to take place at the scenic Amherst College campus. Additionally, this basketball elite camp will replicate a college level playing and training environment. The camp includes skill development drills, competitive games, and recruiting process discussion. The camp registration fee which includes a camp basketball jersey and lunch is $150 per player.
|9:00 AM||Registration and Check-In|
|10:45 AM||Station Work|
|1:30 PM||Recruiting Process Discussion|
|2:15 PM||Individual Skills Drills|
|4:00 PM||Camp End|
Running this basketball camp is the Amherst College Mammoths men’s basketball coaching staff. The camp is offering a limited number of available camper spots thus, registration is on a first come first served basis.
What to Bring to Amherst College Mammoths Men’s Basketball Elite Camp
- Basketball shoes, tennis shoes, several pairs of shorts, T-shirts, socks, and supporters for practices.
- Spending money for snacks and various camp store items.
About Amherst College
Amherst College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts. It is among the state of Massachusett’s oldest colleges. It is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM). Amherst College is also one of the nation’s top performing academic institutions. As a matter of fact, it is in the top 17 of the 2017 Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best Colleges rankings. The college is also 2nd in National Liberal Arts Colleges and 4th in Best Undergraduate Teaching of the US News and World Reports’ 2018 edition of Best Colleges rankings. Currently, Amherst College is serving around 1,900 undergraduate students. 50 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 50 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a most selective enrollment acceptance rate of 14 percent. Correspondingly, Amherst College’s student to faculty ratio is an astounding 8:1. Additionally, Amherst College is a proud member of the Five College Consortium. Its athletics teams are also participating in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. They are the Mammoths and their identity colors are purple and white.
Amherst College Mammoths Men’s Basketball Elite Camp Organizers
The Head Coach of the Amherst College Mammoths men’s basketball team is David Hixon. Coach David Hixon is now in his astounding 42nd season at the reins of the Mammoths men’s basketball program. Under his guidance, the Amherst Mammoths have become one of the nation’s top college basketball team. He has led the team to two National Championships, eight NESCAC titles, and 20 NCAA Tournament Appearances. Additionally, Coach David Hixon is a two-time National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) National Coach of the Year. He is also a four-time NABC Northeast Region Coach of the Year and an inductee into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.