Join the Knox College Prairie Fire Men’s Basketball Summer Camp. It is a five-day basketball training program that will run from the 17th of June until the 21st of June. It will run daily from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. This basketball summer camp is going to take place at Knox College’s Memorial Gym, a state of the art basketball facility. Moreover, this basketball summer camp is inviting both boys and girls entering grade 3 up to grade 8 at any skill level. The training program will cover both the offensive and defensive facets of the game. It also includes footwork, shooting technique, individual offensive moves, and ball handling development drills. In addition, the camp registration cost is $75 per player. Available camper spots are limited so registration is on a first come first serve basis.
This basketball summer camp will be under the direction of the Knox College Prairie Fire men’s basketball coaching staff. All camp instructions and groupings are in accordance with the player’s age and skill level. Overall, it will be a challenging but fun training experience.
What to Bring to Knox College Prairie Fire Men’s Basketball Summer Camp
- Basketball shoes, tennis shoes, several pairs of shorts, T-shirts, socks, and supporters.
- Water bottle
About Knox College
Knox College, originally Knox Manual Labor College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois. It is among the 40 academic institutions included in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives. Knox College is also a member of the Annapolis Group and the Oberlin Group. The present college president is Teresa Amott. Currently, Knox College is serving around 1,400 undergraduate students. 41 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 59 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 65 percent. Correspondingly, Knox College’s student to faculty ratio is 11:1. Knox College is using a trimester-based academic calendar. The college is also among the nation’s top colleges and universities. As a matter of fact, it is 71st in the National Liberal Arts Colleges category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. Knox College is also 25th in the Best Value Schools rankings and 101st in the High School Counselor Rankings. Furthermore, in sports, Knox College features 21 intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams. These teams are participating in the Midwest Conference (MWC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. They are the Prairie Fire and their official colors are purple and gold.
Knox College Prairie Fire Men’s Basketball Summer Camp Organizers
Leading the Knox College Prairie Fire men’s basketball team is Head Coach Ben Davis. The 2019-20 season will be his inaugural season at the helm of the Prairie Fire men’s basketball program. Coach Ben Davis is a Bachelor of Science degree in child psychology with a minor in coaching education graduate from the University of Minnesota. Then, he earned his master’s degree in coaching education at Ohio University. Prior to Knox, Coach Davis was Green Mountain College head men’s basketball coach. He also had a coaching stint at Dakota County Technical College.