The Columbia University Lions Women’s Basketball Elite Camp is for all girls entering grade 9 through grade 12 who desire to become a college basketball student-athlete. This basketball elite camp provides exceptional players with a venue to showcase their skills. It is a two-day event that will fall on the 21st and 22nd of June at the state of the art Dodge Physical Fitness Center which is on the Columbia University campus. Moreover, this basketball camp will start at 10:00 AM on Day 1 and end at 3:00 PM on Day 2. It includes a question and answer session with the current Lions women’s basketball players and a campus tour. The camp registration fee is $425 per player for commuter campers and $485 per player for overnight campers.
In addition, running this basketball elite camp is the Columbia University Lions women’s basketball coaching staff. Current Lions women’s 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 Women’s Basketball Elite Camp
- Basketball shoes, tennis shoes, several pairs of shorts, T-shirts, socks, and supporters for practices.
- Toiletries and extra linens
- 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 Women’s Basketball Elite Camp Organizers
The Head Coach of the Columbia University Lions women’s basketball team is Megan Griffith, a native of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Coach Megan Griffith is now entering her third season at the helm of the Lions women’s basketball program. She is a Columbia University alumna with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Prior to her head coaching role at Columbia University, Coach Megan Griffith was Princeton University’s women’s basketball assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. She was also Princeton University’s former director of basketball operations.
Then, the Columbia University Lions women’s basketball assistant coaches are Tyler Cordell, Greg Rosnick, and Kerry Connolly. Megan Roxas is the Lions women’s basketball Director of Operations and Tamara Sagadore is the team’s Athletic Trainer. And finally, Matthew Herhal is the Associate Director of Sports Performance.