The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Women’s Basketball Fundamental Camp is a two-day event that will fall on the 26th and 27th of June. It is inviting all girls in grade 3 up to grade 12 at any skill level. This basketball camp gears on developing the fundamentals of the participants through the use of drills, games, and competitions in a fun atmosphere. It will focus in improving the player’s shooting, passing, rebounding, and ball handling skills. Moreover, this basketball fundamental camp will take place at the state of the art Williams Arena which is on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. The camp is set to run daily from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM. The camp registration fee is $275 per player. This registration fee includes a Golden Gophers basketball camp t-shirt. Available camper spots are limited so registration is first come first serve.
In addition, this basketball fundamental camp will be under the direction of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s basketball players and coaching staff. An athletic trainer is also in attendance all through the duration of the event.
What to Bring to University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Women’s Basketball Fundamental 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 Western Illinois University
Western Illinois University, formerly Western Illinois State Teachers College, is public, coeducational university in Macomb, Illinois. The university comprises four colleges. Namely, they are the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Technology, the College of Education and Human Services, and the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Overall, the university has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. The university is currently home to around 8,500 undergraduate students and around 1,300 postgraduate students. 49 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 51 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 59 percent. Correspondingly, Western Illinois University’s student to faculty ratio 15:1. Western Illinois University is a top-tier academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 61st in Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 36th in the Best Colleges for Veterans rankings and 56th in the Best Value Schools rankings. In sports, Western Illinois University is competing in the Summit League of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I as the Fighting Leathernecks. Purple and gold are the university athletics’ official colors.
University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Women’s Basketball Fundamental Camp Organizers
Leading the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s basketball team is Head Coach Lindsay Whalen. She is now entering her second season at the helm of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s basketball program. Coach Lindsay Whalen is a former Women’s National Basketball Player (WNBA) who just retired in 2018. She played for the Minnesota Lynx. She also played for Team USA which won the World Championships in 2010 and 2014 and won the Olympic gold medals in 2012 and 2016.