Join the Columbia University Lions Men’s Basketball Elite Overnight Camp. It is a two-day basketball training camp that will fall on the 1st and 2nd of June. This high-level and fast-paced training program is open to all male basketball players. The event is especially for those who are aspiring to play basketball at the collegiate arena. Furthermore, this elite overnight camp is going to take place at the state of the art Francis S. Levien Gymnasium which is on the Columbia University campus. The camp includes game situations drills and 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5 games. The camp registration cost is $450 per player for overnight campers and $350 per player for commuter campers. This registration cost includes meals. Registration is first come first served.
In addition, running this basketball overnight camp is the Columbia University Lions men’s basketball coaching staff. Current Lions basketball players are also in attendance to help facilitate the program. It is going to be a physically demanding but fun training experience.
What to Bring to Columbia University Lions Men’s Basketball Elite Overnight 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 Columbia University
Columbia University, originally King’s College, is a private, coeducational, Ivy League, research university in New York City, New York. It features New York’s oldest college which is also one of the nine colonial colleges. Moreover, Columbia University is an affiliation of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. It is also part of the Association of American Universities and the Universities Research Association and the 568 Group. Columbia University is consistently one of the nation’s top performing universities. As a matter of fact, it is 5th in National Universities, 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 6th in the Best Value Schools rankings. Currently, the university is serving around 8,400 undergraduate students and around 19,500 postgraduate students. In athletics, Columbia University has 29 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams competing in the Ivy League of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I as the Lions. Its colors are Columbia blue and white. Their mascot is Roaree the Lion.
Columbia University Lions Men’s Basketball Elite Overnight Camp Organizers
Leading the Columbia University Lions men’s basketball team is Head Coach Jim Engles, a native of Staten Island, New York. Coach Jim Engles is now entering his third season at the helm of the Lions men’s basketball program. He is a bachelor’s degree in political science graduate from Dickinson College. Meanwhile, he earned his master’s degree at Wagner College. Ultimately, Coach Jim Engles is the 2015 Metropolitan and Mid-Major Coach of the Year. He is also the 2014-15 John McLendon National Coach of the Year. Prior to his head coaching role at Columbia, Coach Engles was Rider University’s assistant basketball coach. He also had an assistant coaching stint at Wagner College.
Then, the Columbia University Lions men’s basketball assistant coaches are Kenny Blakeney, Jared Czech, and Steve Ongley. Jesse Agel is the Assistant to the Head Coach.