The University of Massachusetts Amherst Minutewomen Basketball Elite Camp is open to all girls entering grade 9 up to grade 12. It is designed for those who aspire to become a college basketball student-athlete. This basketball elite camp is a single day event that will fall on the 22nd of July. It is set to start at 10:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM. Furthermore, the training program will cover individual and team instructions. There are also games that will allow the players to display their exceptional skills in front of the university’s recruiting staff. In addition, this basketball elite camp is going to take place at the state of the art JFK Champions Center which is on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The camp registration cost which includes a Minutewomen basketball camp t-shirt is $100 per player.
8:30 AM – Registration
9:00 AM – Introductions
9:15 AM – Warm Up
9:30 AM – Fundamental Skills Stations
10:20 AM – Break
10:40 AM – Create Teams
10:50 AM – Activity
11:20 AM – Games
12:00 PM – Lunch
12:40 PM – Competitions
1:00 PM – Games
1:40 PM – Shooting
2:10 PM – Individuals
2:40 PM – Break
3:00 PM – On-Court Demo
3:20 PM – Scrimmage
4:00 PM – Camp End
In addition, this basketball elite camp will be under the supervision of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Minutewomen basketball coaching staff. It will be a competitive but fun training environment.
What to Bring to the University of Massachusetts Amherst Minutewomen 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 the University of Massachusetts Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Amherst, originally Massachusetts Agricultural College, is a public, coeducational, land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts. It is the flagship university of the University of Massachusetts system. Additionally, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Five College Consortium. The university is also part of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Currently, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is serving around 23,400 undergraduate students. 51 percent of this undergraduate population are male students and 49 percent are female students. This undergraduate population is through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 60 percent. Correspondingly, the university’s student to faculty ratio is 18:1. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a top-tier academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 75th in the National Universities category of the 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 38th in the Best Colleges for Veterans rankings and 84th in the Best Value Schools rankings. In athletics, the University of Massachusetts Amherst features 21 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams in the Atlantic 10 Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. They are the Minutemen and Minutewomen and their official colors are maroon, black, and white.
University of Massachusetts Amherst Minutewomen Basketball Elite Camp Organizers
Leading the University of Massachusetts Amherst Minutewomen basketball team is Head Coach Tory Verdi, a native of New Britain, Connecticut. Coach Tory Verdi is bachelor’s degree in elementary education graduate from Keene State College. He is also a master’s degree in computer technology graduate from the University of Hartford. Coach Verdi is now in his 11th season at the helm of the Minutewomen basketball program.