Refine and develop your basketball skills at the Drake University Bulldogs Men’s Basketball Day Camp. It is a four-day basketball training program that will run from the 3rd of June until the 6th of June. The camp’s daily schedule is set to start at 9:00 AM and end at 12:00 PM. It is open to all boys 6 to 14 years of age at any skill level. In addition, this basketball camp is going to take place at the state of the art The Knapp Center which is on the Drake University campus. Furthermore, this training camp will cover skills development instructions and competitions. The camp registration cost which includes a camp t-shirt and a basketball is $145 per player. The camp is offering limited available spots so registration is first come first served.
Moreover, running this basketball day camp is the Drake University Bulldogs men’s basketball coaching staff. All camp instructions and groupings are in accordance with the participant’s age and skill level.
What to Bring to Drake University Bulldogs Men’s Basketball Day 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 Drake University
Drake University is a private, coeducational university in Des Moines, Iowa. Its name is in honor of Francis Marion Drake, a Civil War Union General. Drake University is consisting of 6 colleges and schools. They are the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Administration, the School of Education, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Law School, and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Furthermore, the university is offering more than 70 majors, minors, and concentrations and 20 graduate academic programs. It is one of the region’s best universities. In fact, it is 3rd in Regional Universities Midwest, 2018 edition of Best Colleges rankings. It is 2nd in both the Best Colleges for Veterans and Best Undergraduate Teaching rankings. It is also 9th in the Best Value Schools rankings. Drake University fields athletics teams in the Missouri Valley Conference of NCAA Division I. In addition, the Drake Bulldogs men’s basketball has already four NCAA Tournament Appearances. The team also has already won one Conference Tournament title and nine Conference Regular-Season championships.
Drake University Bulldogs Men’s Basketball Day Camp Organizers
The Head Coach of the Drake University Bulldogs men’s basketball team is Darian DeVries, a native of Iowa. Coach Darian DeVries is now entering his second season at the helm of the Drake Bulldogs men’s basketball program. He is a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a minor in physical education graduate from the University of Northern Iowa. Meanwhile, he earned his master’s degree in college counseling at Creighton University. He is an inductee into the IHSAA Hall of Fame. Prior to Drake, Coach DeVries was Creighton University’s assistant basketball coach.
Then, the Drake University Bulldogs men’s basketball assistant coaches are Larry Blunt, Marty Richter, and Matt Woodley. Matt Gatens is the Director of Basketball Operations and Cory Marquardt is the Video Coordinator.